animal cruelty

  • Thailand News

    Nakhon Si Thammarat abbot charged with animal cruelty

    The abbot of a temple in Nakhon Si Thammarat is facing animal cruelty charges after reportedly hitting a stray dog with a stick, causing severe eye injuries. The 37 year old abbot Danai of Wat Chan Por in Tha Sala district, along with a 15 year old temple novice, identified only as A, voluntarily appeared at the Tha Sala Police…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Temple dogs poisoned in heartrending act of animal cruelty in Buriram

    News of a shocking act of animal cruelty jarred the local community after an individual maliciously poisoned several dogs in a temple in Northern Thailand. The incident, which took place today, sparked widespread condemnation and a plea from the monk in charge of Wat Po Thong Sand, located in Lahan Sai district, Buriram province, for the perpetrator not to repeat…

  • Thailand News

    Monkey free certification launched in Thailand for coconut products amid Peta allegations

    Striving to counter allegations of animal cruelty, the Department of Agriculture in Thailand announced the launch of a new certification system, Monkey Free Plus (MFP), for coconut products not harvested by monkeys. This move comes in response to claims put forward by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which has negatively impacted the export of Thai coconuts…

  • Crime News

    Animal cruelty: Udon Thani cow and calf brutally beheaded

    In an alarming act of animal cruelty, a cow and her month-old calf were brutally killed and beheaded in a forest in Ban Dung district, Udon Thani. The attackers then left the decapitated heads hanging from a tree. No clear motive for the gruesome act has been identified yet. The remains of the cow were discovered in a plastic container…

  • Thailand News

    Elephant brutality: Wild Thai Park shooting sparks probe

    In Loei, Royal Thai Police has been solicited by park authorities to uncover the culprit behind a recent act of elephant brutality in Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary in this northeastern region. A wild bull elephant was confirmed to be the unfortunate victim of the cruel act. This horrific elephant brutality discovery was made near a forest creek located within the…

  • Chiang Mai News

    Chiang Mai court convicts dog killer: A justice victory for popular campus pet

    In Chiang Mai, a man who killed a beloved dog has been sentenced to six months in prison for animal cruelty. The dog was known as Thia Mor Chor, a short-legged, popular fellow among students. Watchdog Thailand, an animal rights organisation, announced the verdict yesterday, signalling justice for Thia, whose name means shorty. The late Thia was an adored fixture…

  • World News

    Punishment uncertain for boy who threw cat from 22nd floor

    What is the appropriate punishment for a 10 year old boy for remorselessly throwing a cat out of a 22nd story window? That’s what authorities and web commentators are grappling with in Singapore after the horrific incident was caught on security video last week. The disturbing video captured a young boy picking up a neighbourhood black cat named Panther on…

  • Thailand News

    Police in Isaan Thailand search for man allegedly caught skinning a cat

    Villagers in the Isaan province Udon Thani are being advised to look after their pets after a woman said she came across a man skinning a cat outside a nearby temple. The man fled, leaving only the cat skin at the scene. Police are now searching for the man. The village chief spoke with Thai media about the incident, saying…

  • Crime News

    Thai man arrested after beating and killing dog for being “mangy”

    A 24 year old Thai man has been arrested in northeastern Thailand’s Udon Thani province, for beating and killing a dog because it appeared to be “mangy.” Watchdog Thailand, posted a graphic video clip on Facebook of the man assaulting the dog several times with a knife and pipe in front of its owner’s house. Later that day, the dog’s owner…

  • Bangkok News

    Reporter hospitalised with mystery illness after being bitten by monkey

    A reporter who visited the Bangkok home of an obese monkey before it was removed by The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, is being treated in hospital after being bitten by the macaque. “Godzilla” found fame overnight after he was removed from his owner due to concerns about his weight. Godzilla had been living at a market…

  • Environment News

    Thai tiger park faces permanent closure amid wildlife smuggling allegations

    The threat of permanent closure hangs over a tiger park in the north-eastern province of Mukdahan, due to the alleged illegal smuggling of tiger cubs. The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has brought charges against Mukda Tiger Park & Farm, also known as Mukda Suan Sua, and ordered the facility to close for 30 days. The DNP…

  • Bangkok News

    Cher calls for Thailand’s only gorilla to be rescued after 30 years in Bangkok shopping mall zoo

    US singer Cher has taken to Twitter to expose the plight of a Thai gorilla known as Bua Noi, who has lived above a shopping mall for 30 years. With her mate having died several years ago, she is Thailand’s only gorilla. Cher’s mission to rehome Bua Noi comes just after her rescue of 36 year old Kaavan in Pakistan,…

  • Thailand News

    Man arrested for allegedly driving with monitor lizards tied to his motorbike

    A man was arrested on animal abuse charges for allegedly catching water monitor lizards, tying them to his motorbike and driving around Prachuap Khri Khan, south of Phetchaburi province. The man, who is identified as Chaowalit, posted photos on Facebook of lizards tied up to the back of his motorbike. One photo shows a large monitor lizard tied up to…

  • Crime News

    Kitten killer arrested in Chiang Mai

    The internet is abuzz with outrage and indignation as netizens and animal lovers express their outrage over a man in arrested in northern Thailand for adopting kittens, then killing them. Officers in Chiang Mai arrested the man, identified as Waitaya Kadpab, on animal cruelty charges for adopting and killing up to 12 kittens. Authorities told Thai media that several people…

  • Bangkok News

    Four dogs rescued in north of Bangkok after being starved for a month

    PHOTO: Thai PBS World Thai PBS World reports that four dogs have been rescued from a house in Nonthaburi province, just north of Bangkok, after being found locked in a cage with no access to food or water. It’s understood that the dogs had been there almost a month. An additional 9 dead dogs were also found at the property,…

  • Thailand News

    13 rescued dogs under the care of His Majesty the King

    PHOTO: Chiang Rai Times Thai PBS World reports that 13 Great Danes were rescued from a house in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok, by the Department of Livestock Development (DLD). The rescue followed a phone call to their hotline by a concerned member of the public. The dogs were all suffering from severe malnutrition and given emergency treatment at…

  • Crime News

    43 year old British man arrested over Phuket dog attack

    PHOTO: Facebook/Naiharn Beach Dogs Mervyn Harding, a 43 year old British expat, has ben charged over animal cruelty after he was identified on CCTV attacking a dog with a long rod on Tuesday morning (July 16). He was charged after attacking the dog in front of a massage shop near Nai Harn Beach around 7am on Tuesday. Police started investigating the…