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Fox Penning

Fox Penning in Virginia

Laura Donahue | Posted 04.13.2013 | DC
Laura Donahue

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.

Virginia Could Ban 'Unconscionable Practice'

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Rex Springston | Posted 03.25.2013 | DC

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...

Protecting Threatened Animals in Virginia

Laura Donahue | Posted 04.03.2012 | DC
Laura Donahue

This year is gearing up to be a busy one. From lions to sharks to foxes to snakes, we'll be pushing for legislation that increases protections for the animals in Virginia who deserve our compassion.

Indiana Considers Sanctioning Animal Cruelty

Camilla Fox | Posted 07.08.2011 | Green
Camilla Fox

We've laid down the law that entertaining ourselves by pitting one animal against another in bloody combat is cruel and unethical. However, few Americans are aware that there is "entertainment" even nastier than dog or cockfighting.

Coyote & Fox Penning: A Blood "Sport" That Must End

Camilla Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Camilla Fox

It's time again for society to stand up, and shout a collective NO to another cruel, unethical and dangerous blood sport. Our shock and outrage can help relegate coyote and fox pens to their rightful place in America's dark past.