Snares

Scottish snared fox dies a slow agonising death

“By implementing this package, Scotland will have established the best possible practice in terms of animal welfare”, these are the promises of Scottish Environment Minister…

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…

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…

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…