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Facebook rules let animal abuse slip through the net

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Sarah Moyes
22 May 2017

Scrolling through your newsfeed on Facebook is something that we all do multiple times a day, but did you know that Facebook’s lack of a robust...

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Animal welfare announcements: glass three-quarters full

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Libby Anderson
11 May 2017

It has been a long time coming, but today is the day that the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Bill starts its progress through the...

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The Scottish legal system is failing our wildlife

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Harry Huyton
08 May 2017

Last week, RSPB Scotland released a shocking video. It shows a hen harrier flushed from her nest and shot in mid-air. The perpetrator then seeks to...

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Let’s see some real commitments to animals this election

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Harry Huyton
20 April 2017

The Scottish public care deeply about animal issues. Last year in the run op to the Holyrood elections OneKind and our partners in the More for...

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New investigation exposes horrifying cruelty suffered by Scotland’s farm animals

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Sarah Moyes
19 April 2017

Breaches in farm animal welfare in Scotland have long been a serious issue in abattoirs across the country. Following an investigation by The Ferret...

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New animal welfare measures fail Scotland’s dogs

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Harry Huyton
06 October 2016

Let’s start with some good news. Animal welfare is on the Scottish Government’s agenda and already two very positive initiatives have been...

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More for Scotland’s Animals at Holyrood

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Harry Huyton
03 October 2016

Last week the More for Scotland’s Animals coalition put on an event in the Scottish Parliament sponsored by Christine Grahame MSP to look at...

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Freeing a fox suffering in a snare was compassion – not a crime

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Libby Anderson
13 September 2016

We encourage anyone who finds a snare to report it to our website www.SnareWatch.org. SnareWatch aims to build the evidence base behind snaring and...

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OneKind celebrates Scotland’s commitment to ban wild animals in circuses

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06 September 2016

In its new proposed programme for Government 2016/17, the Scottish Parliament has pledged to introduce a Bill this session to end the use of wild...

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USA says no to Scottish salmon linked to seal killing

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Harry Huyton
04 September 2016

Seal killing has long been a serious animal welfare issue in Scotland, but it’s now threatening to become an economic and reputational issue...

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