Hidden footage shows man punching and kicking livestock
Cows being kicked and punched, and even their newborn calves being thrown to the ground and stamped on.
Former Crufts winner keeping animals in horrific conditions
Thirty adult dogs, six puppies, two cats and two parrots were rescued from the horrific conditions in which a former Crufts winner was keeping them.
Rat shot from pipe
Footage posted on Facebook showed a rat being taken out of a bin by clamping pliers, being forced into a pipe attached to a tyre compressor, then shot up into the air like a living cannonball.
Dog kept in one of the dirtiest houses seen by our inspector
A man who neglected his dog and failed to seek veterinary treatment for him was disqualified from keeping all animals for 10 years.
Social media cockfighting and hare coursing
This case came to light after a number of reports were received by us and the police about disturbing images, videos and comments relating to hare coursing and cockfighting being posted on Facebook.