Fox management under threat in Scotland

Plans to protect foxes and ban the use of dogs in fox control have been described as a “slap in the face” by the Scottish Countryside Alliance (SCA).  The proposal from Green MSP Alison Johnstone includes protection for foxes which

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Let Battle Commence

Taking a break from GDPR we investigate why fox hunting continues to create a Brexit-esque divide in the UK  I’m writing this at a time when most of my days seem to be occupied by deleting or responding to emails

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Shock reversal by Scottish Government

The Scottish environment secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, has announced that steps will be taken to ban electronic training collars for dogs, despite a decision in November to allow the collars to be used under trained supervision, which followed a lengthy public

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Hunting Act is ’97 per cent failure’

A decade since it came into force, the ban on hunting foxes with dogs has come under fresh scrutiny

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MPs get free vote on fox hunting

David Cameron put rumours to rest regarding the proposed amendment to the Hunting Act 2004, asking to legalise the use of more than two dogs in hunting.

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Gundog hustle

Organised crime gangs are believed to be behind the recent surge in dog thefts and rural crime in the Thames Valley area. The website DogLost, which aims to reunite lost dogs with their owners, believes that almost 50 per cent of its missing dog reports relate to working dogs, which is around 75 dogs

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