Animal Attack: News

19 Feb 2024

Alia Bhatt

'Very disheartening': Alia Bhatt expresses dismay over dog cruelty case

Bollywood star Alia Bhatt recently expressed her dismay over the shocking Thane pet dog assault case, calling it "very disheartening."

21 Feb 2023


Hyderabad: 5-year-old boy mauled to death by stray dogs 

In a heart-wrenching incident, a five-year-old boy was reportedly mauled to death by stray dogs in Amberpet, Hyderabad, on Sunday.

16 Jan 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: Pet dog owners to be taxed in Sagar

In a first for the state, dog owners in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, are likely to be taxed for "security and cleanliness" reasons.

16 Dec 2022


Uganda: Hippo swallows 2-year-old kid before spitting him out alive

A rogue hippopotamus reportedly swallowed a child alive in Uganda in an absolutely bizarre incident.

30 Nov 2022

Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Crocodile kills 8-year-old in front of his parents

In an absolutely horrific incident in Costa Rica, an eight-year-old boy was reportedly attacked and mauled to death by a crocodile while playing in a river near his home in front of his horrified family.

16 Nov 2022


Pay dog-attack victim Rs. 2 lakh compensation, orders Gurugram forum

The District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum instructed the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Tuesday to give Rs. 2 lakh compensation to a lady who sustained injuries after being attacked by a pet dog this year in August.

13 Sep 2022


Australia: Kangaroo kills 77-year-old man who had it as pet

In a shocking incident, a 77-year-old man was reportedly killed by his pet kangaroo in Australia earlier this week, the local police said on Tuesday.

09 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Fines to muzzles: RWAs act tough amid dog bite cases

Times have become difficult for pet owners in high-rise colonies with residents' welfare associations (RWA) issuing arbitrary notices and imposing fines on them following a rise in cases of dog bites.

04 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

Delhi: Man attacks neighbors, their pet dog with iron rod

In a horrific incident of animal cruelty and assault, a man in Delhi's Paschim Vihar attacked three individuals with an iron rod after his neighbor's dog barked at him, according to the police.

24 Jun 2022


Elderly man accused of raping stray dog in Rajasthan's Bharatpur

A senior citizen is suspected of raping a female stray dog in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan.

30 Jan 2021


Three women killed; villagers demand killing of leopard in Pithoragarh

Residents of the Devalthal area in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, where three women were killed by a leopard recently, held a demonstration on Saturday demanding the killing of the leopard.