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A fox, a cat, a badger – 3 recent snaring cases that alone justify a ban

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Harry Huyton
05 May 2017

It’s peak snaring season in the British countryside. Snares are used throughout the country, mostly to target foxes to protect gamebirds. This...

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Scotland Bill to ban wild animal circuses comes closer

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Libby Anderson
07 April 2017

Scotland could be a wild-animal-circus-free zone by next summer.  OneKind understands that the Scottish Government Bill to ban the use of wild...

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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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