You can tell us if your pet was caught in a snare, report findings of animals trapped in snares, raise concerns about possible illegal misuse of snares or simply let us know if you’re worried about snares you have seen in a particular area.
A selection of snares publications and reports.
Our SnareWatch Annual Report 2022 aims to raise awareness of the level of suffering snares can cause to wild, farmed and companion animals.
Snares cause considerable physical and mental suffering to the animals trapped in them, and yet these archaic devices are still perfectly legal in the UK.
Since 2011 we have been appealing for reports about snares found by members of the public through our website SnareWatch.org. This report highlights a selection of reports submitted to us in 2021.
Wildlife persecution – legal and illegal – is widespread and ‘country sports’ play a dominant role in rural land management and politics.