In a viral video, the man can be seen grief-stricken and holding a severed head believed to be one of his dogs, which had wandered into a construction site.
Before they were confiscated by local authorities, the malnourished dolphins were made to swim with tourists in Bali.
The emaciated animals were found squeezed into a delivery truck, tied up in sacks and muzzled as they were transported to be killed for their meat.
It comes after an independent review concluded that octopuses, crabs and lobsters are sentient beings with the capacity to experience pain and distress.
When a pet owner in China was taken into quarantine, government workers broke into her home and killed her dog.
A recent spike in black market trade of the lucrative substance used in the perfume industry has animal rights experts concerned.
What started as a heartwarming story of human kindness has within days evolved into a national reckoning on animal abuse.
Bella the beluga was supposed to be freed. Activists say time is running out.
The animal rights group previously called the ritual a “frat party-like event.”
Animal welfare activists and many officials want Mithu freed. But the authorities holding him aren’t budging.
Animal rights groups have blamed Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein over the death of a 17-year-old male brown bear during a hunting trip in Romania.
Four undercover activists reveal what it's like witnessing the animals' grim living conditions and their unnecessarily cruel deaths.