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Monkey trouble - Plight of primates behind closed doors

29 September 2015

Scottish Government urged to take the lead over UK counterparts and ban the trade in primates for domestic pets The Scottish Government is being urged...

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Family speak out about devastation of losing much loved family pet in a snare

27 August 2015

Animal welfare charity OneKind renews calls for a ban on snaring A family has told OneKind of the devastation they have felt after their pet dog was...

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OneKind urges Edinburgh Zoo to give up on breeding attempts

25 August 2015

Animal protection charity OneKind is urging the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland to end its breeding programme for giant panda Tian Tian following...

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OneKind appoints a new director to lead the charity

18 August 2015

Leading animal welfare charity OneKind has appointed a new director. Harry Huyton, formerly programme manager for the Cambridge Institute of...

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Charity renews calls to ban snares ahead of Glorious Twelfth

29 July 2015

71 per cent of SnareWatch reports in 2015 involve non-target species Charity renews calls to ban snares ahead of Glorious Twelfth Animal welfare...

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OneKind welcomes disclosure of seal shooting figures

07 July 2015

Animal welfare charity OneKind has welcomed a decision today (Tuesday) by the Scottish Information Commissioner (SIC) to require disclosure of data...

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Scotland says “No” to Wild Animal Circuses

26 June 2015

It has been revealed that the Scottish public has said a resounding “No” to the archaic use of wild animals in circuses. Scottish...

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Scottish public gives overwhelming backing to positive pet list system

02 June 2015

87 per cent of adults support the introduction of a positive list for private pet owners. New figures released today (Thursday) by OneKind show...

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OneKind supports calls for investigation into illegal fox hunt claims

02 June 2015

Animal protection charity OneKind is adding its voice to concerns over possible illegal fox hunting in Scotland, calling on the Scottish Government to...

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Charity renews calls for ban on snares following heartbreaking example of indiscriminate cruelty

01 April 2015

Leveret found next to dead mother dies despite efforts to save the tiny creature. “That mother hare must have suffered horrendously, giving...

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