Since 2005 it#8217;s been illegal to search foxes with dogs.
“The incident was immediately reported to Warwickshire Police.”
Watch: The footage caught by activists
The utmost penalty is really a £5,000 fine while police may also confiscate and destroy equipment and dogs utilized in hunting.
“Our campaign ‘Rural Matters’ seeks support in the public to assist put an finish to wildlife crime and also to report suspicious activity, either by calling 101 (999 in desperate situations or maybe a criminal offense is within process).”
People who won#8217;t adhere to confiscation orders or fines released could face further punishment, together with a prison sentence.
The recording footage was taken by West Midlands Search Saboteurs and shows people from the Atherstone Search on horseback like a pack of approximately 20 dogs chase lower your pet inside a field.