A First in #Lebanon: Man Jailed for Killing Dog

We keep seeing viral videos documenting animal abuse in Lebanon but we've never heard of anyone getting arrested for these crimes. BETA took it upon themselves to investigate one of these cases and managed after two years in court to inflict a 10-day prison sentence along with a 20,000LBP fee and a 4,000,000 compensation to the NGO, which constitutes a first in our country. The hearing came out after the dog killer was filmed catching…

Ten Old Army Tanks Sunk in Sidon’s Sea To Create new Habitat for Marine Life

Ten old army tanks were dumped off the coast of Sidon in an attempt to create a new haven for wildlife in the Mediterranean Sea, as well as attract tourists and divers to the area. Dumping these tanks took over 12 hours in collaboration with the Lebanese Army, Civil Defense units and Friends of the Coast of Sidon. The later shared pictures of this underwater park, "a world away from the beaches which have not…
Animals & Wildlife

A Hen House Inside EDL’s Building

2 weeks ago
This is hilarious. According to this MTV report, they are raising chicken inside EDL’s headquarters on the second floor and they’re provided with 24/7 electricity while the rest of us are paying outrageous generator bills ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting Season To be Extended – No Official Statement From Environment Minister Denying it

4 weeks ago
Despite efforts to enforce a new hunting law and force hunters to get new licenses, hunting crimes are still numerous in Lebanon and overhunting is undermining efforts of local NGOs. To make things worse, the ...
Animals & Wildlife

Over 90 Dogs Poisoned, 40 Already Dead, at Tripoli Dog Shelter

1 month ago
The owner (3ammo Mahmoud) of a dog shelter in Tripoli woke up today to find over 90 dogs poisoned and tens dead. The ones still alive are struggling and need medical assistance. The owner has ...
Animals & Wildlife

The Epitome of Ignorance: Abusing Animals To Show Political Support

3 months ago
I have no words to describe what’s happening in these pictures. They’re dyeing a freaking camel in blue to show support to their political leader and dragging the helpless animal on the street. I don’t ...
Animals & Wildlife

Zouk Mosbeh is Fining Dog Owners Who Don’t Pick Up Poop

4 months ago
Zouk Mosbeh Municipalitiy is going after people who do not pick up after their dogs and will be fining them LL50,000. As stated by Beta, this is definitely a much better initiative than banning dogs ...
Animals & Wildlife

Brutally Beaten Horse in Tripoli Rescued by Animals Lebanon

4 months ago
Following the horrible video that emerged online showing a horse being brutally beaten in a farm in Tripoli, Animals Lebanon notified the officials, went to the crime scene with the ISF and confiscated the horse. ...
Animals & Wildlife

Barbara Municipality Showing Ghobeiri Municipality how to Handle Stray Dogs

7 months ago
The head of the Barbara municipality shared a video yesterday, following the horrendous crimes against stray dogs in Ghobeiri, showing how his municipality handles stray dogs, by rescueing them and taking good care of them. ...
Animals & Wildlife

Ghobeiry Municipality Issues Statement, Says They Didn’t order the Killing of Stray Dogs

7 months ago
Following the horrendous video that was shared yesterday showing Ghobeiry municipality members poisoning and killing stray dogs, the municipality issued a statement today claiming they did not order the killing and that the act was ...
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