Animal Action Education programme
Our Animal Action Education programme helps children learn and care about animals

Our Animal Action Education programme helps children learn and care about animals

The ban on hunting with dogs news

Queen guitarist Brian May and IFAW's Freddie the Fox at the UK Wildlife Rocks.
10th September 2012 Clare Sterling
A cathedral full of Queen fans and animal welfare supporters can mean only one thing – an event staged by legendary Read more »
18th October 2011 Robbie Marsland
Today is my favourite day of the year. Today we celebrated our annual International Fund for Animal Welfare Animal Action Read more »
IFAW volunteers filmed hounds pursuing a fox.
6th September 2011 Tania McCrea-Steele
The BBC has just reported that a volunteer IFAW hunt monitor filmed a fox being pursued by hounds on a railway track. Sadly Read more »
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Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Par
19th March 2014
IFAW’s costumed fox will look on as two eye-catching ad vans chase each other around Westminster tomorrow (Thursday 20 March) to warn the public that the Hunting Act is under threat and the Government is seeking to allow a return to hunting Read more »
Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past
26th December 2013
A new survey released on Boxing Day, a major day in the hunting calendar, from the League Against Cruel Sports, RSPCA and IFAW, shows 80 percent of the Great British public think that fox hunting should not be made legal again; 85 percent think deer Read more »
12th September 2013
The Huntsman of the Seavington Hunt today admitted an offence of hunting a fox with dogs at Yeovil Magistrates’ Court. Huntsman David Parker (18/1/74) of Seavington St Mary, Ilminster pleaded guilty to the Hunting Act offence which took place i Read more »
Eyewitness accounts suggest suspicious behaviour of hunts in the South West
23rd January 2013
A recent video filmed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) reveals its suspicions about the activities of hunts operating in the South West. Robbie Marsland, UK Director of IFAW, recently observed the behaviour of people Read more »
Landmark Victory as Hunt pleads guilty to offences under the Hunting Act
17th December 2012
The Heythrop Hunt and two of its members pleaded guilty today to offences under the Hunting Act 2004 at Oxford Magistrates' Court. The Heythrop Hunt Ltd pleaded guilty to four counts of unlawfully hunting a wild fox with dogs in a landmark victor Read more »
18th February 2005
IFAW has campaigned relentlessly for this ban since 1989, arguing that hunting with dogs is both cruel and unnecessary and cannot be made humane by any amount of regulation. Its two full-time hunt monitors have gathered vital evidence of cruelty a Read more »
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Saving animals
6th March 2013 by
It’s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada’s cruel com Read more »
Is the Fox a pest?
18th October 2011 by
The Burns Inquiry acknowledged that there is a general perception, amongst farmers, landowners and gamekeepers that it is nec Read more »
No Return To Cruelty
1st July 2010 by
No Return to Cruelty Publication Read more »
Countryside Alliance Poll
9th March 2004 by
The Countryside Alliance claim that a poll conducted in December 2002 showed that “59% say Keep Hunting” has been Read more »
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Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Par
19th March 2014 by
IFAW’s costumed fox will look on as two eye-catching ad vans chase each other around Westminster tomorrow (Thursday 20 Read more »
Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past
26th December 2013 by
A new survey released on Boxing Day, a major day in the hunting calendar, from the League Against Cruel Sports, RSPCA and Read more »
12th September 2013 by
The Huntsman of the Seavington Hunt today admitted an offence of hunting a fox with dogs at Yeovil Magistrates’ Court Read more »
Saving animals
6th March 2013 by
It’s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada’s cruel Read more »
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