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eBay – stop this trade in cruelty

CAMPAIGNERS have called for a halt to a “sick” internet trade in animal snares. The wire devices are used mainly to trap animals on hunting…

Rare pregnant vixen killed in snare

This rare silver coloured and lactating vixen has died in a snare leaving her starving young to die. Not only is this an indication of…

Agonising death for snared badger

A BADGER almost decapitated itself in a desperate bid to escape after being caught illegally in a wire snare. Animal welfare officers say it may…

NASC Snare Report: Reality of Code of Practice

Dr James Kirkwood (Chief Executive/Scientific Director of the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare) hang your head in shame! You chaired the Independent Snares Working Group…

Fox suffered horribly in snare

Animal protection officers have launched an investigation after a fox was found snared in Northumberland. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals…

Gamekeeper who killed badger keeps job

A Gamekeeper convicted of deliberately snaring and killing a badger has been fined £1,200 but will not lose his job. Steven Harmson, 47, was found…

Contempt for Viscount Cowdray’s snares ban

NASC SPECIAL INVESTIGATION Animals are still suffering and dying in snares on land owned by Viscount Cowdray, one of Britain’s wealthiest men, despite a ban…