Hedgehogs ‘kicked like footballs’ in Sweden

Hedgehogs ‘kicked like footballs’ in Sweden

Shocking reports from a rescue centre in western Sweden about cruel abuse of hedgehogs have put the Nordic country's reputation as an animal-friendly nation in a different light.

Swedish woman charged for housing horse in her cellar

Swedish woman charged for housing horse in her cellar

Pigs boiled alive at Swedish meat plants

Pigs boiled alive at Swedish meat plants

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Vacant pet store filled with dead animals

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Carrier pigeon massacre near Gothenburg

Swedish pig farms flout animal protection laws

Swedish pig farms flout animal protection laws

Man charged for biting head off live mouse

Man charged for biting head off live mouse

Court: biting head off live mouse ‘not a crime’

Court: biting head off live mouse ‘not a crime’

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Man convicted for kicking dog to death

Swedish couple fined for neglecting their 53 cats

Swedish couple fined for neglecting their 53 cats

73 cats found in three-room apartment

73 cats found in three-room apartment

Man steals dog, drags it to death after car

Man steals dog, drags it to death after car

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Mother suspected of abducting own kids

Swedish zoo ‘beats animals to death’

Swedish zoo ‘beats animals to death’

Dog tormentor spat in Swedish woman’s face

Dog tormentor spat in Swedish woman’s face

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Swedish woman cleared after dog towed to death