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Sometimes the evidence is too hard to stomach

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Louise Robertson
27 August 2015

As a campaigner I'm often heard banging on about how important it is to have evidence to back up campaigns to strengthen our case for change for the...

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Majority of SnareWatch cases are unintended victims

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Louise Robertson
28 July 2015

This time of year is definitely by far the worst for snaring incidents as sporting estates ramp up their predator control ahead of the game bird...

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Westminster hunting vote delayed but not abandoned

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Libby Anderson
14 July 2015

A vote on relaxing the Hunting Act planned for Wednesday has been postponed after the SNP said it would oppose the changes. The UK government's...

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Let’s align with animal welfare

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Libby Anderson
13 July 2015

Curious claims about England and Wales hunting amendments Like animal welfare organisations and compassionate individuals the length and breadth of...

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New WAWC is on the wild side

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Libby Anderson
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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Libby Anderson
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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Man jailed for mistreating animals kept as live bait

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Louise Robertson
28 May 2015

A man has been jailed for 150 days for mistreating over 130 mice, rats and rabbits which he was keeping in cages in a greenhouse at his home in...

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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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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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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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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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Not so cheap and easy at £865!

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Louise Robertson
28 October 2014

The pro-snaring lobby go to great lengths to put a good old glossy PR spin on their need to retain snares as a part of their ‘toolkit for the...

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Proposed Scottish SPCA powers crucial to wildlife investigations

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Libby Anderson
28 August 2014

OneKind has urged the allocation of new investigative powers to the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA), to aid...

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Three priorities for New Environment Secretary

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15 July 2014

OneKind congratulates Liz Truss MP on her appointment as the UK Environment Secretary. The Department that she leads, DEFRA, has responsibility for...

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Number of experiments on animals in Great Britain rises again

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Libby Anderson
10 July 2014

OneKind and other animal welfare organisations are shocked by the continued upward trend in experimentation, when alternatives to animal experiments...

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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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The Culling Cycle

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11 June 2014

Don‘t know what sparked my interest in rats. May have been reading James Herbert’s The Rats as a teenager. Or more likely the joy when I...

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