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Shock collars facilitate cruelty. It’s time to ban them.

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Harry Huyton
26 May 2016

A woman in Fort Augustus who gave a young boy electric shocks using a dog training collar faces jail for her appalling crimes. She apparantly got the...

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More snare victims, but what can be done?

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Gregor Yule
23 February 2016

Strolling through the countryside can nourish the soul. The chirping birds, the lush green vegetation, the temporary detachment from the hustle and...

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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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OneKind welcomes review of wildlife crime sentencing

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Harry Huyton
19 November 2015

OneKind  has strongly welcomed recommendations to deal with wildlife offences in Scotland. The recommendations were published in a report of the...

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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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Intensive farming of insects not the answer to climate change

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Fiona Newton
12 December 2014

A recent article by columnist John Vincent in the Metro newspaper suggests that we should avoid climate change by tucking into a diet of insects. It...

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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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Test tube procedure gives UK first cloned puppy

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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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Give vintage fur the cold shoulder

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27 November 2013

The frosty weather that most of us in the UK have experienced lately has confirmed that this year’s glorious summer is well and truly behind us....

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Disabled people forced to choose between ‘spare’ room or their dog? Surely Not

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20 November 2013

One of the pleasures of working in the voluntary sector is going to networking events and coming across different organisations, covering different...

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Campaigners call for cow equality with giant artwork

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23 October 2013

OneKind supports fight to secure protection for cows. Over 250,000 cow campaigners across Europe have been immortalised in a bold piece of bovine...

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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05 September 2013

Internet Advertising, Bullfighting and Raptor Persecution. Forgive the clichéd headline. Whilst it may be overused these days it is a throwback...

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Bird licences may allow new trap

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13 November 2012

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is reviewing the General Licences that allow for the taking and killing of wild birds in Scotland. Similar schemes...

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Join us for our Rock n Roll Party animal fundraiser!

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17 October 2012

It’s only a few more days until our very first ‘Rock n Roll Party’ for animals and are we looking forward to it! The idea for such...

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Steven Berkoff pledges birthday to end animal cruelty

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03 August 2012

Acclaimed British actor, writer and director Steven Berkoff has pledged his birthday today (3 August) to OneKind. Visit Steven's birthday giving...

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OneKind launches 100 for OneKind

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25 June 2012

OneKind, together with Young Scot, is launching the 100 for OneKind fundraising competition for 18 to 26 year olds. 2012 marks OneKind’s 100th...

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One of a kind Tony Benn pledges his birthday to OneKind

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03 April 2012

Much loved politician and campaigner Tony Benn has pledged his birthday to OneKind, and is urging you to do the same. Visit Tony's OneKind Birthday...

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A Taste of (Vegan) Haggis

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27 January 2012

A hundred guests met in Edinburgh last night to enjoy a Burns Night with a difference hosted by Kay, Dowager Duchess of Hamilton – and to launch...

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Celebrating our Centenary

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30 November 2011

OneKind works to protect animals throughout the UK, and beyond.  But being based in Edinburgh, we do like to celebrate our Scottish background...

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When does “higher welfare” really mean “higher welfare”?

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29 November 2011

OneKind and fellow animal welfare organisation Compassion in World Farming have partnered to investigate the true "higher welfare" credentials of the...

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