Animal charity Peta is facing a backlash after criticising Steve Irwin on what would have been his 57th birthday.
Alarm bells over the threats to the global milk industry from the rise in veganism and animal welfare activism rang out repeatedly during two full days at the Semex dairy conference in Glasgow.
Lewis Hamilton has been named the Peta person of the year for his promotion of a vegan diet.
A Perthshire retailer which has come under fire from animal rights campaigners for selling fur, including raccoon, has agreed to examine its policy.
‘Rudolph would not be best pleased’ – Boycott threat to Wellgate centre after reindeer used in Christmas event
Animal rights groups have condemned a Dundee shopping centre for penning a reindeer indoors for a Christmas light night event.
The animal rights pressure group PETA has lodged a petition against plans for a £1 million egg farm in Perthshire.
Plans to hold a live chick-hatching event at the Overgate shopping centre have been shelved after complaints from animal rights activists.
Animal rights activists have criticised the Overgate Centre over an "ignorant" and "cruel" live chick-hatching programme planned for the Easter break.
The animal rights pressure group Peta is demanding that Scotland's only elephant is moved into a sanctuary.
An international animal rights charity hope to educate Tayside children on the importance of respecting animals after a four-month-old kitten was reportedly tortured in Dundee.