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Dam poor show on Tayside - OneKind calls for immediate protection for beavers

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Harry Huyton
02 February 2016

Disturbing information has emerged over the last week about the killing of beavers in the Tayside area leading us to call for urgent protection for...

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Fox hunting review – a welcome step towards a ‘more civilised’ Scotland

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Harry Huyton
29 January 2016

Scotland's fox hunting review is not political posturing as some have claimed. It's an important step forward in addressing the fact that we have a...

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My vegan inspiration

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Fiona Newton
03 December 2015

Like most people, as a child, I had a soft spot for animals, between taking home the odd stray cat, dog or occasional mouse and speaking out against...

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Remember them all

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Fiona Newton
08 November 2015

At a time of year when we think about those who have fought and died in conflict, more and more people are beginning to also acknowledge the sacrifice...

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Seal licence regime must be strengthened

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01 September 2015

Over two hundred “rogues” killed last year. Numerous press articles on seal shooting in the last two days, such as this by Rob Edwards in...

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New WAWC is on the wild side

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03 July 2015

 Ground-breaking Wild Animal Welfare Committee launches. OneKind is delighted to welcome the public launch today of a new Committee devoted to...

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Click to defend nature

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23 June 2015

OneKind supports calls for the protection of Europe’s natural environment. The EU Birds and Habitats Directives exist to protect the most...

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Commission fails to meet citizens’ animal welfare demands

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11 June 2015

Last week, the European Commission published its response to the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) ‘Stop Vivisection’. The...

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Around the manifestos

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23 April 2015

With just two weeks to go, OneKind takes a look at the General Election manifestos to see what commitments are being made for animals.   The good...

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The OneKind manifesto

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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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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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All Scottish dogs to be microchipped from next year

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05 March 2015

OneKind welcomes the the announcement that all dogs in Scotland will need to be microchipped from April 2016 under a planned change in the...

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The joy of pets

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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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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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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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Resolutions for animals

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06 January 2015

A new year, a new me. That is often the refrain that rings out as we leave one year and enter a new one. Many of us make New Year resolutions often...

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Member States sign joint declaration on animal welfare

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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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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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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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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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