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Heartbreaking reason to ban snaring

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Louise Robertson
01 April 2015

Having campaigned for a ban on snares for the best part of ten years, I thought I’d been exposed to the worst of these cruel traps. I was wrong....

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The OneKind Manifesto

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Louise Robertson
19 March 2015

With the countdown on until Parliament dissolves on 30 March ahead of the General Election we’ve published our manifesto for animals. We all...

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Government statement on household product testing

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Louise Robertson
12 March 2015

The UK government has today announced the steps it will take to limit the use of animals for testing household products. Minister of State for Crime...

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The joy of pets

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John Brady
24 February 2015

What quality of life do you think a tarantula has in Taunton? Or what kind of habitat a python has in Perth? OneKind believes that laws across the UK...

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Exotics trade is rough on animals

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Libby Anderson
15 February 2015

What do you think when you hear the word “pet”? Do you think “dog” or “cat”?  Or, in a wider sense, a...

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FAWC recommends comprehensive uptake of CCTV in slaughterhouses

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Libby Anderson
04 February 2015

This week has produced yet another devastating exposé of cruelty to animals in a UK slaughterhouse - another piece of outstanding work by...

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Member States sign joint declaration on animal welfare

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Libby Anderson
16 December 2014

OneKind welcomes the Animal Welfare Declaration signed this week by Sharon Dijksma, the Dutch Minister of Agriculture; Christian Schmidt, the German...

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Remember and Honour Them All

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Fiona Newton
08 November 2014

In a year when we have been commemorating the centenary of the First World War and remembering the sacrifice made by many humans, there has been an...

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Grouse shooting opens to industry spin

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Libby Anderson
12 August 2014

The press and media are full today of predictions of a bumper year for grouse shooting, as the season opens.  Plenty of healthy well-feathered...

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39Days4Rosa – because Labelling Matters

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Louise Robertson
31 July 2014

Have you heard the one about the giant chicken, 21 countries and 39 days? It may sound like the start of a bad joke but this is in fact the basis of...

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Animal welfare and human health – reasons to protect antibiotics

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Libby Anderson
09 July 2014

Last week, David Cameron announced a new expert review of the antibiotic resistance crisis. But nothing was said about the risks to human health from...

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EU Parliament elections

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Libby Anderson
21 May 2014

A number of supporters have asked our advice on who to vote for in tomorrows EU Parliament elections. As a charity OneKind can’t support any...

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FAWC seeks views on CCTV in slaughterhouses

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Libby Anderson
29 April 2014

The welfare of farm animals at slaughter in the United Kingdom is a major concern for OneKind supporters and many members of the public. Undercover...

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Test tube procedure gives UK first cloned puppy

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Louise Robertson
10 April 2014

According to the Dogs Trust there were almost 112,000 stray dogs in the UK in 2013 which is just one of the many reasons why the news that Britain has...

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Tragic inevitability of latest zoo deaths

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Libby Anderson
26 March 2014

News came yesterday of lions killed at Copenhagen Zoo. We may deplore the latest announcement that captive wild animals held in a European zoo have...

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Greek law on animal performances stands unchanged

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Libby Anderson
03 February 2014

Animal welfare organisations pull together to champion ban on dolphin shows. As a member of Eurogroup for Animals, OneKind was pleased to respond to...

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Remembering animals in war

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Fiona Newton
08 November 2013

Author Clare Campbell tells the story of the plight of domestic pets and zoo animals during WW11 in her new book Bonzo's War: Animals Under Fire 1939...

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Winter weather brings tragedy - again

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Libby Anderson
18 April 2012

OneKind supporter Maurice Gray has been campaigning for years to cut the death toll on Scottish sheep farms in winter.  Last week (10 April)...

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Chimps used in experiments show signs of post-traumatic stress and depression

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15 July 2011

In humans, psychiatric conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder and major depression, are commonly diagnosed after acute, repeated, or...

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Sentient whales should be treated ethically

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11 July 2011

This is the message OneKind and the rest of the Whalewatch coalition are sending to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) which is meeting...

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