• Ban the Grand National or make it safer
    "Too many horses are being killed or injured." Sylvia Clelland. More information: The 2019 Grand National meeting at Aintree racecourse, resulted in the death of three horses including one in the main event of the weekend. Despite changes being made to the course for safety over the years far too many horses are dying as a result of racing. Twelve horses have died in the showcase race since 2000. Safety measures could easily be implemented to improve the safety of the Grand National. These include having smaller and fewer fences, fewer participants and a shorter distance.
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  • Dog breeding regulations
    Over the last week or so Wonky Pets Rescue took in around 15 shar peis who were badly treated. The breeder Yuanpei were registered with the kennel club assured breeder programme and had used the peis as a money making programme for years. Yuanpei handed the peis over to the rescue with many needing eyes removing due to not been treated early enough, various skin conditions and bad health. Today Ivan yuanpeis boy had to be put to sleep due to renal failure, this boy had sired hundreds of puppies which could now be effected by this condition. These breeders need to be held accountable with tougher laws and the kennel club should also be held accountable for having breeders like this registered. People see a breeder registered on the assured breeder programme believing checks are carried out.
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  • Ban the netting of trees and hedgerows
    Netting trees and hedgerows is a cruel and unsustainable practice, leading to the indiscriminate death and suffering of song birds and other birds, including specially protected species. Birds get caught up and tangled in the nets and die a slow death. More and more development companies are resorting to this cruel practice in order to bypass ecologically sustainable building practices, leading to the loss of nesting sites and habitat for birds.
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    The local people take pride in their beaches and love to walk their dogs on them, why should we have to be ruled by what the councils say. I appreciate its important for tourism but its also important to the people who live here, all year round.
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  • Knight Chris Packham for services to nature
    He deserves broad recognition for his services to nature.
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  • Animal abuse
    Instagram is littered with photos of overfed animals or animals that have been bred for “cuteness” despite it being detrimental to their health. The suffering of animals is being exploited to create revenue for cynical animal accounts. Animals are being fed unnatural foods from chocolate to milkshakes and even cannibalistic meats. Hashtags like #ChonkyCat are used to promote the overfeeding and most people are non the wiser that this amounts to serious animal abuse for human gain. It’s up to Instagram to make sure that animals can’t be used in this way.
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  • Stop the netting of hedgerows, trees and buildings to prevent birds from nesting
    Birds (and animals) are being deprived of important nesting sites, and food sources and are becoming trapped (and killed) in the netting. It is illegal to cut hedgerows during nesting season, so why is this appalling practise apparently legal??
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  • Close down Penwern Puppy Farm
    1 Because the Inspection on the 23rd August 2018 was very damning and it was advised not to give a licence. 2 The Veterinary Report on the 1st October was equally damning quoting dogs with conditions such as:- severely damaged eye, deformed left hind foot, abscess under left ear, rotten teeth, born without left eyeball, bilateral protruding nictitians glands, entropion, ulcer left eye and eyelid infection. This is just a handful of some of the conditions in this hell hole of a place. There are no windows, dogs kept in tiny so called kennels on deep litter straw with liquid (mixture of urine and faeces) trickling out from underneath and under the feed bowls, filthy floor, filthy walls, heat lamps with the wires perilously close to the dogs. water bowls containing green water, very strong stench.
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  • Your dog, your mess, your responsibility.( lets get a dog park for downpatrick)
    We call ourselves animal lovers but a small minority do not take responsibility for the “mess” dog leave. They are only doing what comes naturally, it’s their humans job to clean it! Dog mess is smelly, unhygienic, can make animals and humans sick. There will come a point when dogs will not be allowed to enjoy the beautiful area we live. Owners need to be more vigilant. The council need to step up and supply more bins. We also need an area that dogs can be exercised in safety.
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  • Animal cruelty Bill, sentence increase
    To ensure that our animals are better protected and animal abusers punished appropriately
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  • Block live animal transport if there's a No Deal Brexit
    Animals are crammed into vehicles. Some are injured or trampled. They can be in transit for days, suffering extremes of temperature and can go without sufficient food, water or rest. Long delays due to a no deal Brexit would be even more distressing than usual for animals in transit.
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  • Ban Battery Farming
    I first heard about battery farms when I was about 12. I was shocked at how I humane people could be and I wrote to my MP about it. When that achieved nothing I had to start this petition. I really hope to help the chickens in their horrible conditions. Battery chickens don't get enough space to live. It is shown that they have high levels of stress and as a result they peck at each other and themselves. Cannibalism also occurs due to the stress caused by the lack of space. In response to this their beaks are chopped off with electronically heated blades which causes acute and chronic pain. Most of them never get to go outside and never get to see the sun, they remain in cages or crowded barns their whole lives until they are slaughtered for us to eat.
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