SnareWatch

If you have any concerns about the use of snares, anywhere in the UK, you can share them with us on the SnareWatch website.

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.

Snared deer in Essex

Case studies of snare use in the UK.

Snares cause considerable physical and mental suffering to the animals trapped in them, and yet these archaic devices are still perfectly legal across Scotland and the rest of the UK.

This report highlights a selection of reports from the British public to our snare reporting tool, SnareWatch in 2021.

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