Virginia has some of the best animal protection laws in the country, so most Virginians are shocked to learn that an obscure, extremely cruel practice known as "fox penning" is legal in the Commonwealth.
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Nearly 5,000 foxes were trapped and placed in large, wooded pens in Virginia over the past four years.
There, they were chased by hounds in an activi...
RICHMOND, Va. -- The state Board of Game and Inland Fisheries asked game officials today to consider exerting tighter control over fox penning.
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