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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…

Snares alert after badger found trapped

PEOPLE are being urged to report illegal snares after a badger was found trapped. The badger was discovered caught in an illegally set snare at…

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…

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…

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.…

Watch out for snares in rural parts

POLICE are urging the public to look out for snare traps in rural areas. Last Thursday, a snare trap was found in High Legh with…

Badger trapped in snare for over 24 hours

A resident near Chiddingly, East Sussex, called Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) after she had seen the badger the previous day and not thought…

Snared cat is shot twice

A cat trapped in a snare and then shot in the spine and ribs in Kettering has been described as one of the worst cases…

Alert as pets are trapped in snares

PET dogs and cats, as well as wild badgers, are being caught in deadly snares in the countryside, ‘The Banffshire Journal’ can reveal this week.…

Call for snare ban after badger’s death

THE death of a badger, trapped in a snare near Freshwater on the Isle of Wight has sparked outrage from animal rights campaigners. Farmer John…