Man arrested for series of animal thefts

Man arrested for series of animal thefts

July 24, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
A man has been arrested for a series of animal thefts in canton Vaud. The 22-year-old father of twins from Begnins ha...
Walker shocked after seeing farmer hang dead crows on pole

Walker shocked after seeing farmer hang dead crows on pole

June 3, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A walker in canton Solothurn says he was shocked after a farmer used dead crows as a scarecrow. 
French police shoot escaped llama

French police shoot escaped llama

Dec. 4, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
French police say they had no option other than to shoot an escaped llama.
Man arrested for animal cruelty and illegally imported meat

Man arrested for animal cruelty and illegally imported meat

Oct. 3, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
A man has been arrested near Nyon in canton Vaud for carrying 72 kilos of illegally imported meat and cosmetic produc...
Out of control cat terrorizes village

Out of control cat terrorizes village

April 12, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
An out of control tomcat is terrorizing a small village in canton Jura and authorities are determined the animal has ...
Guinea pig left in rubbish

Guinea pig left in rubbish

April 1, 2019, 9:03 a.m.
The hunt in on for the person who threw a living guinea pig in the rubbish.
Animal rights activists accused of stealing goats from slaughter house

Animal rights activists accused of stealing goats from slaughter house

Dec. 19, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
A pair of animal rights activists are in court in Nyon accused of stealing 18 goats from a slaughter house in Ro...
Wolves venture down into Sankt Gallen village

Wolves venture down into Sankt Gallen village

Nov. 9, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Locals in a village in Sankt Gallen were surprised to find wolves wandering the streets on Wednesday evening.
Wounded deer wanders into country fair

Wounded deer wanders into country fair

Oct. 16, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
Shoppers at a country fair in canton Schwyz were shocked when a wounded deer wandered into the middle of the market.
Courts tougher on animal cruelty

Courts tougher on animal cruelty

June 25, 2018, 6:13 a.m.
Courts are taking a harder line on animal cruelty cases. Figures from the Federal Statistics Office show there’...
Initiative launched to ban factory farming

Initiative launched to ban factory farming

June 13, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
Animal rights activists have launched an initiative to ban all types of factory farming.
Woman finds African snake in apartment

Woman finds African snake in apartment

May 3, 2018, 6:08 a.m.
A woman moving into a new apartment in Dietikon in canton Zurich had a shock when she spotted a large snake in her ne...
Farmer jailed for animal mistreatment

Farmer jailed for animal mistreatment

May 1, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
A farmer from canton Solothurn will be going to jail after allowing some of his cows to starve to death.
Don't worry about bears on the ski slopes!

Don't worry about bears on the ski slopes!

April 11, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
Wildlife authorities are reassuring skiers near Engleberg not to be too worried about a brown bear that was spotted e...
Cat found after eight years

Cat found after eight years

Feb. 23, 2018, 6:19 a.m.
A cat owner in canton Bern has got her friend back after eight years he disappeared.
Woman and dog attacked by boar in Zurich

Woman and dog attacked by boar in Zurich

Feb. 14, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
A woman walking her dog in canton Zurich was attacked by a wild boar. The dog suffered serious injuries to the stomac...
New born llama dies after being frightened by joggers in Basel

New born llama dies after being frightened by joggers in Basel

Feb. 7, 2018, 5:48 a.m.
A new born Llama had to be euthanized when it broke its back after being frightened by joggers.
Boiling live lobsters to be banned

Boiling live lobsters to be banned

Jan. 11, 2018, 5:51 a.m.
The Swiss government is banning the practice of boiling live lobsters. The new rules are part of a wide ranging set o...
Animal rights group to launch initiative to ban foie gras

Animal rights group to launch initiative to ban foie gras

Dec. 4, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Animal right groups are planning to launch an initiative to ban certain foods after a bill to do the same failed in p...
Government rejects bilingual direction signs

Government rejects bilingual direction signs

Nov. 17, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
The Federal Government has rejected a proposal road signs should be in two languages.
Basel checks legality of public pig slaughter

Basel checks legality of public pig slaughter

Nov. 15, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Basel authorities are investigating to see if the public slaughter of two pigs was legal. At the end of last month a ...
Swiss excellent road safety record threatened

Swiss excellent road safety record threatened

Oct. 27, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
The Swiss Office of Accident Prevention is warning the country’s excellent road safety record is under threat.
Parliament discusses new road rules

Parliament discusses new road rules

Oct. 5, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Swiss road laws could see some changes next year as parliament discuses new rules. It seems certain cyclists will ...
Deaf cat causes delays on autoroute

Deaf cat causes delays on autoroute

Oct. 4, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
A deaf white cat caused delays on the autoroute in Sankt Gallen after taking a walk on the road.
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