Beyond Hunting with Dogs 01-02-23

Last week we blogged about MSPs voting to pass the Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill. We celebrated it as the positive step it is for wild animal welfare, and what we hope will be an effective end to the ‘sport’ of fox hunting. Read more

Scottish Government ends the ‘sport’ of foxhunting 24-01-23

This evening, in a monumental moment, the Scottish Government ended the ‘sport’ of foxhunting! Read more

End of year highlights: 2022 animal welfare achievements 24-12-22

Our top 10 animal welfare highlights from 2022. Read more

Scottish Animal Welfare Commission recommends a snaring ban in Scotland 14-12-22

The Scottish Animal Welfare Commission has officially recommended that the sale of snares and their use are banned in Scotland. Read more

How we helped animals in November 6-12-22

November saw us accelerate our campaign to end live reindeer displays. We also set up a guide for supporters to respond to the Scottish Government’s consultation on proposals to change certain wildlife ‘management’ practices. In other news, our Director Bob Elliot uncovered a snare and stink pit on a Scottish shooting estate. Read more

OneKind Director uncovers snare and stink pit on Scottish shooting estate 28-11-22

OneKind Director Bob Elliot uncovers a snare and stink pit on a shooting estate in the Scottish Borders. Read more

Over 100 years ending cruelty to animals – where it all began 22-11-22

Founded in 1911 as the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection (SSPV), over a century of campaign work and progress for animals has evolved since then. Read more

Supporter guide for responding to the wildlife management consultation 22-11-22

Use our guide to urge the Scottish Government to bring stronger protections for wild animals. Read more

Use your voice to end live reindeer displays 17-11-22

Reindeer belong in the Artic Tundra, roaming for hundreds of miles, not displayed as Christmas props in busy and noisy shopping centres. As we approach the holiday season, we’ve once again begun to campaign for an end to live reindeer displays, by calling on venues across Scotland to use animal-free methods of entertainment instead. Read more

How we helped animals in October 10-11-22

October was an exciting month of action at OneKind, with hundreds of supporters joining us for our March For The Foxes down the Royal Mile! In other news, the Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill moved to Stage 2 in Scottish Parliament, and we sent a joint letter with other leading animal welfare organisations urging for an end to captive reindeer displays. Read more

Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill has its Stage 1 Parliament debate 8-11-22

MSPs debated the Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill in the Scottish Parliament. This Bill has the potential to finally close loopholes in legislation that have enabled fox hunting to continue in Scotland, despite a ban being introduced over 20 years ago with the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act. Read more

Hundreds march in central Edinburgh for a foxhunting and snaring ban 02-11-22

Hundreds of people marched alongside OneKind, League Against Cruel Sports Scotland and Scottish Badgers calling for a real foxhunting and snaring ban in Scotland. Read more