Animal rights groups call to ban horses during Basel Fasnacht

Animal rights groups call to ban horses during Basel Fasnacht

March 13, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Animal rights groups are renewing their calls to ban the use of horses at the Basel Fasnacht after one slipped and fe...
Tiicino residents warned against feeding urban swans

Tiicino residents warned against feeding urban swans

Jan. 16, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Animal rights activists are warning against feeding swans which have taken to wandering the streets in Ticino.
Farmer could face cruelty charges after cows starve

Farmer could face cruelty charges after cows starve

Oct. 31, 2016, 5:17 a.m.
A dairy farmer in Canton Valais is likely to face charges of animal cruelty after 2 cows were left to die of starvati...
Possible new animal welfare laws in Switzerland

Possible new animal welfare laws in Switzerland

Oct. 24, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
The Swiss government is to consult on new measures to protect the welfare of animals used in medical research and the...
Sick lynx shot in Obwalden

Sick lynx shot in Obwalden

Oct. 5, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
A young lynx, which was ill, has been captured and shot by gamekeepers in the canton of Obwalden. The emaciated wild...
Swiss parliament drops dog training courses for humans

Swiss parliament drops dog training courses for humans

Sept. 20, 2016, 8:10 a.m.
Dog owners in Switzerland will no longer have to attend classes to obtain a certificate of competence. Since 2008 if...
Two Vaud pig farms face charges for poor treatment

Two Vaud pig farms face charges for poor treatment

Sept. 14, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
Two of the three Vaud pig farms accused by animal rights campaigners to be keeping their animals in squalid living co...
Vaud pig farm to close after squalid living conditions revealed

Vaud pig farm to close after squalid living conditions revealed

Sept. 13, 2016, 2:31 p.m.
A pig farm in the canton of Vaud is to close after animal rights campaigners released a video showing the squalid liv...
New family of bearded vultures arrives in Val de Bagnes

New family of bearded vultures arrives in Val de Bagnes

July 28, 2016, 3:32 p.m.
A new family of bearded vultures has arrived in the Val de Bagnes, which is hoped to kick start the repopulation of t...
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