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League Report into Snaring in Scotland

A damning report by the League Against Cruel Sports has been released revealing the shocking extent of wildlife persecution as a result of snaring in…

Gamekeeper fined for failing to check snares

Gamekeeper, Ross Duncan, working for a Highland Sporting syndicate on Crown Land on the Glenlivet Estate has been fined £200 under the Wildlife & Countryside…

Dorset Badger Group save badger from snare

At around mid-day, two members of the Dorset Badger Group were walking along the footpath near Throop farm, Southover and discovered a badger lying on…

Cat left scarred by cruel snare

Pet owners urged to be extra vigilant A vet has warned animal lovers to keep an eye on their pets after a “sick” trap left…

Warning to poachers after snares are found

Self-locking badger snares have been discovered by RSPCA officers at Millington Pastures near Pocklington. Poachers have been warned they face prosecution if caught. Anyone with…

Gamekeeper in court over badger deaths

A CASE in which a 58-year-old man is accused of snaring and beating to death six badgers with a blunt instrument, has been continued for…

Defra Snare Madness

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) are paying £119,420 of taxpayers money to amongst others the bloodsport group the Game Conservancy Trust…

Gamekeeper clubbed snared badgers to death

Kempton Estate gamekeeper Kyle Burden, 19, of Lydbury North, Shropshire, who killed birds of prey and clubbed snared badgers to death could be sent to…

Snaring of Badgers Increasing

Incidents of badgers found snared have increased, according to figures recorded by charity Scottish Badgers. Fourteen have been reported so far this year – 12…

Cat loses leg in snare trap

AN animal lover has branded the use of snare traps evil, after her pet cat was trapped in one for almost a week. Hilda Hancock’s…

Snared badgers dumped at roadside

A police investigation is continuing in the Borders after two dead badgers were found dumped on a roadside. The incident took place earlier this month…