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The Donkey Sanctuary urges UK tourists to take steps against animal cruelty this summer

Travel can open your eyes to the world in ways you've never expected - and you may, occasionally, see some sights which may not sit easily with you. Tourists will often come across donkeys on holiday, but is their work in the tourism trade causing them to suffer? We decided to speak to The Donkey ... Read more

How to help stamp out animal cruelty on your travels

When is an animal not an animal? When it's a source of entertainment at the animal's detriment. We've spoken to an expert at World Animal Protection, a charity that is doing what it can to educate and stop people using animals as entertainment for tourists. From dancing bears, trained dolphins to e... Read more

Travellers urged to be vigilant to stop the spread of 'cruel tourist rides'

Tourists and travellers who spot cruelty to animals and do their best to make a difference need to be vigilant of a disturbing new trend. A report issued by World Animal Protection has revealed that he cruelty inflicted upon Asian elephants used for tourist rides and shows is now spreading througho... Read more

Help conservation groups save the slow loris this summer

With their huge eyes and soft fur, there is no doubt that the slow loris is an incredibly sweet-looking animal. This cuteness, however, has led them to fall victim to unimaginable cruelties as they become increasingly popular as pets - and the boom in cheap worldwide travel has made them unwilling ... Read more

World Horse Welfare show tourists how they can look after horses abroad

It's often upsetting when you're on holiday and you spot what appears to be an animal in pain - and plenty of tourists are especially upset by seeing horses working in other countries. However, you're not totally powerless - and there are ways of seeing if an animal is being genuinely mistreated, o... Read more

How can tourists visiting Spain help end bullfighting?

It’s only natural to want to immerse yourself in a country’s traditions when you’re a tourist; however, what if those traditions clash with your own views? People visiting Spain are often a little shocked by the country’s attitude to pastimes – and there’s one sport in particular which gets them ta... Read more