Stop Circus Suffering

Update on New Jersey bill to ban wild animals in circuses

New Jersey has made history, becoming the first US state to pass a ban on wild animal circus acts.

Support for wild animal circus ban as strong as ever, new poll reveals

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has urged the UK, Welsh and Northern Ireland governments to step up and stop circus suffering without further delay.

Thomas Chipperfield and his big cat circus act

Big cat circus trainer Thomas Chipperfield has been refused a licence to perform in England by Defra. Revealed in April 2018, the decision was upheld by North Staffordshire Magistrates Court following an appeal.