Rescued dog snares award

A RESCUE dog from Toton who lost a leg in a fox snare has won a national award for its harrowing rescue story. Penny, a border collie and Jack Russell…

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Labour pledge on animal snares

Scottish Labour regards its failed bid to ban animal snares as "unfinished business" and plans to return to the issue if elected in May. Environment and rural affairs spokeswoman Sarah…

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Beloved pet killed in snare on farm
Daughter Amy with beloved cat Tom

Beloved pet killed in snare on farm

A LEADING animal welfare charity has slammed MSPs who last week rejected a complete ban on the use of snares in Scotland after a family pet was killed on a…

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Fox strangled to death
Fox strangled in snare

Fox strangled to death

A CRIMINAL investigation has been launched following the discovery of illegal snares in a Scottish housing estate. On Thursday, two snares were found along with two foxes caught in them…

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Dog walker blasts snarers

A DOG walker has blasted cruel poachers after his pet was caught in a snare for the second time in three months. And MSP Cathy Jamieson has called on an…

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Snares Uncovered with Bill Oddie

OneKind (formerly Advocates for Animals) has commissioned a new film, starring popular broadcaster and naturalist Bill Oddie, which demonstrates the extent of snaring in the Scottish countryside. The film, entitled…

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Herby’s snaring horror

THIS cat almost died after getting trapped in a snare that tore through his stomach down to the intestine. Poor Herby was taken to Croft Vets, in Bolsover, after being…

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Snares warning after fell runners caught

OUTDOOR enthusiasts have warned someone could be seriously injured on the Peak District moors outside Sheffield after two fell runners were caught in animal snares. Landowners are legally entitled to…

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