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OneKind talks fox hunting and snares at the SNP conference

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Sarah Moyes
21 March 2017

Sarah Moyes, Onekind’s new campaigner, blogs on her experience representing OneKind at the SNP conference last week. Last week, I headed...

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Snaring mountain hares ends because of ‘unnecessary suffering’

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Harry Huyton
17 March 2017

For years, OneKind has argued that snaring mountain hares should be banned. Both because of the suffering it causes and the impact it could be having...

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Scotland has a hare coursing problem. Here’s how to stop it.

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Harry Huyton
15 February 2017

Hare coursing is an illegal bloodsport that involves chasing and killing hares with dogs. These dogs are usually ‘sight’ hounds, i.e. dogs...

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It’s time for a Snare-Free Scotland

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Sarah Moyes
06 February 2017

Last week, we were alerted to another poor fox that had been caught in a snare. The snare had snapped at the stake but got stuck around its middle....

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Watch out for mountain hare culls

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Harry Huyton
18 January 2017

For those that want their estates free of mountain hares this year, there are only six weeks left. On the 1st of March the closed season starts,...

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Scotland’s first industrial puppy farm rejected

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Sarah Moyes
12 January 2017

Last week, protestors gathered outside East Ayrshire Council HQ as the local authority met to discuss proposals for what would have been...

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Three reasons why fox hunting will be banned in Scotland for good

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Harry Huyton
25 December 2016

Boxing Day is one of the big events in the hunt calendar. Today fox hunts across Scotland will once again set out to kill foxes in spite of the...

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OneKind calls for a ban on third-party sales of dogs in Scotland

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Sarah Moyes
22 December 2016

The import of puppies from puppy farms in Ireland and elsewhere is a major concern with determined, unscrupulous individuals trafficking thousands of...

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These are Scotland’s Badger Culls, but they’re 10 times bigger.

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Harry Huyton
14 December 2016

Last year 1467 animals were killed in organised culls. 1467 wild animals, native to our country that have become scape goats for a bigger...

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The Bonomy Review – What is it and where next?

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Harry Huyton
27 November 2016

Fox hunting was meant to have been banned in Scotland back in 2002. In reality, loopholes in the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002 have...

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