An activist in Thailand is calling for change for an ailing 70-year-old elephant which is allegedly forced to work consecutive nights at a festival in Kandy, Sri Lanka despite her alarming condition.
A woman travelling in Thailand could only cry helplessly as she watched her roommate abuse her cat in their residence in China through live home security footage on April 27.
The woman claimed that her roommate, identified as Dong, chased, beat and kicked her gentle British Shorthair, Mian Mian, for over an hour.
Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this post attributed the quotes below to Claire Bass in error when it was actually Pip Tomson. We apologize for the error.
A clip from “This Morning,” a weekday morning talk show for British network ITV, received negative attention online for insensitivity towards Korean culture in regard to eating dogs.
Chinese netizens are up in arms over a man’s brutal killing of a dog in an alleged form of “blood sacrifice” for a new car.
An unnamed man from the province of Hunan reportedly bought a new Volkswagen SUV and decided to kill a dog to “ward off evil spirits” and “ensure safety” in his future driving. The incident was captured in disturbing footage posted on video sharing site Pear Video, reports Shanghaiist.
A California man was arrested after allegedly pouring piping hot water on an unsuspecting caged dog five times, then justified his actions by claiming he thought it was cold water.
San Bernardino authorities nabbed Enping Qu, 22, on suspicion of animal cruelty.
A group of Chinese tourists chasing down endangered Tibetan antelopes to take good photos ended up paying a total fine 105,000 yuan ($15,840) last Wednesday instead.
Tibetan antelopes are considered endangered due to excessive poaching. Chang Tang Nature Reserve in Nagqu County is home to 200,000 Tibetan antelopes, according to CGTN.
A restaurant owner from Yichang in Hubei Province, China who hunts dogs using a crossbow turned himself in after an outraged vigilante relentlessly chased him down.
The suspect, who was only identified by his surname Du, surrendered himself to the authorities on Wednesday when the car he was driving was hit from behind by the vigilante who caught him red-handed.
Chester, the horse that was beaten by his owner in a viral video, is now safe and sound at his new home thanks to the Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN), a non-governmental organization based in Indonesia.
Many netizens were furious after a video from Depok, Indonesia went viral, showing a carriage driver whipping and abusing his exhausted horse lying on the street. Some people actually tried to contact local authorities to take action against the animal cruelty.
An exhausted tiger attacked its trainer during a circus performance in China to the chock of the audience.
The incident took place at the Liaohe Theater in Yingkou, Liaoning Province, on August 20.
The owner of a golden retriever is demanding answers from the staff at Tianhe International Airport in Hubei’s capital of Wuhan after the dog was allegedly brutalized while airport staff attempted to catch it.
The 11-month-old pooch’s 23-year-old owner said that this dog, identified by Metro as Er Mao, suffered severe injuries to its eyes and body after being handled by airport staff.
The Haikou Golden Bull Ridge Zoo on Hainan island in southern China has been called an “animal hell” by recent visitors who were appalled by the creatures’ living conditions.
Also known as Jinniuling Park, the zoo looked like it had been abandoned when tourists came to visit on Tuesday, according to South China Morning Post.
Taiwan has introduced new animal welfare laws that could hand out fines for eating dog or cat meat as well as prison time for those who torture and kill animals.
Approved by the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday, Taiwan’s Animal Protection Act amendments prohibit the sale, purchase or consumption of dog or cat meat, and in doing so will make Taiwan the first Asian country to pass such legislation, according to the China Post.