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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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Resolutions for Animals

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John Brady
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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Dogs and People: new thinking required

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Libby Anderson
04 November 2014

The Scottish Government has published its analysis of the responses to a consultation on responsible dog ownership in Scotland. The consultation...

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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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Join the fight against unscrupulous pet ads

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Louise Robertson
29 September 2014

OneKind is calling on internet users to join the fight against unscrupulous pet sales adverts. Earlier this year, in just six months over 100,000...

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Progress on circus bill – let’s keep up the momentum!

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Libby Anderson
03 September 2014

Please take one minute to support the 10 Minute Rule Bill This morning, the House of Commons paved the way for a Bill that could ban the use of wild...

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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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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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No Wild Animal Circus ban in Queens’s speech

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John Brady
06 June 2014

Bill to ban wild animals from Circuses in England fails to appearMost members of the public would have looked at the Queens Speech on Wednesday...

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Spreading the OneKind word

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Louise Robertson
04 June 2014

If ever there was any doubt about OneKind’s remit stretching beyond Scotland, the last few weeks have well and truly proven that it does. With...

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S.24 repeal comes a step closer

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Libby Anderson
01 May 2014

A UK government consultation launched today offers the prospect of greater transparency about the use of animals in experiments.  Animal welfare...

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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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Not much to celebrate on snaring anniversary

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Louise Robertson
01 April 2014

Exactly a year ago today Scotland introduced regulations which made it the most tightly regulated country in the UK when it comes to snaring. After...

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Light-touch dog licensing scheme will promote responsible ownership

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Libby Anderson
28 March 2014

On the day of the Scottish Government’s Responsible Dog Ownership summit in Edinburgh, OneKind has proposed a new licensing scheme to address...

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Dangerous dogs or dangerous owners?

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Louise Robertson
25 March 2014

The first part of ITV's two-part documentary on dangerous dogs made for pretty depressing viewing. Sadly I am exposed to so much cruelty and suffering...

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To dock or not to dock?

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Louise Robertson
04 March 2014

The legislation which banned the docking of dogs’ tails was a huge victory for those who campaigned to make this mutilation illegal. OneKind...

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Tory MP the dog’s b*llocks for raising electric shock collar issue in Parliament

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Louise Robertson
30 January 2014

Campaigners like me work tirelessly to push animal welfare higher up the priority list on the political agenda but understandably there will always be...

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Dogs at Scottish Parliament

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