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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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John Brady
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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John Brady
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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Animals make their mark in Scottish Parliament

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Libby Anderson
16 May 2014

A successful week of Celebrating Animals in the Scottish Parliament culminated in an assurance from the Cabinet Secretary responsible for animal...

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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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Pile ‘em high approach to chicken farming ignores welfare codes

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Libby Anderson
03 March 2014

An article in the Sunday Herald this weekend highlights a disturbing development in the broiler chicken industry. Journalist Rob Edwards investigated...

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Breeding captives does nothing for wild animals

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Libby Anderson
10 February 2014

If anything good can emerge from the heart-rending story of Marius, the 18-month-old giraffe killed yesterday at Copenhagen Zoo, it will be that the...

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Welcome ban for dog neglect owner

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John Brady
17 January 2014

OneKind has welcomed a Sheriff’s decision to ban a man who starved and neglected his pet dog from keeping animals . OneKInd also...

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Animal welfare legislation in Scotland scrutinised in new report

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John Brady
05 December 2013

Today we published our comprehensive review of how animal welfare legislation is enforced and delivered in Scotland. Animal Welfare in Scotland: A...

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Fewer than 20% of snare users have obtained ID tag

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Libby Anderson
30 July 2013

Only 915 snare users to date have the identification number required by law. Questions in the Scottish Parliament revealed last week that only 915...

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Forth Rail Bridge Abseil

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Emma Vickerstaff
04 June 2013

OneKind would like to say a huge THANK YOU! to all our wonderful supporters who raised just over £2500 by abseiling from the Forth Rail Bridge...

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All creatures great and small

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Libby Anderson
16 May 2013

OneKind supporter Myrna Forrester tells the story of Aberdeen’s Animal Blessing services. Craigiebuckler Church hosts its 22nd Animal Blessing...

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Farewell to the animals’ champion

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Libby Anderson
07 May 2013

Jeanne Marchig, the Founder and Chairman of the Trustees of the Marchig Animal Welfare Trust, died at her home in Geneva on 2 May. Jeanne Marchig...

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OneKind welcomes European Court’s decision on seal products

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Libby Anderson
01 May 2013

European General Court confirms the validity of the European regulation on the marketing of seal products. On Thursday last week (25 April), the...

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MEPs vote to close shark finning loopholes

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David Martin MEP
23 November 2012

MEPs have voted to close loopholes that allowed some EU fishing vessels to continue the cruel practice of "shark finning". OneKind Vice-President...

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