THREE men have admitted interfering with a badger sett and causing unnecessary suffering to a dog in the Whitwell area.
Chesterfield magistrates heard how a terrier-type dog got facial injuries after entering a sett on November 20th 2011.
Barry Scott, 23, of Norman Crescent, Sunnyfields, Doncaster; Liam Smith, 21, of Denaby Avenue, Conisbrough; and Daniel Davey, 21, of Manor Court, Denaby, appeared on Wednesday.
The trio also denied digging for a badger, attempting to kill, injure or take a badger, attempting to cause an animal fight and unnecessary suffering to three other dogs. the case was adjourned to 10th October.