Animal rights groups have called on Edinburgh University to stop using a "cruel and unreliable" test on animals as part of its research into antidepressants.
Scottish ministers accused of “making a mockery” of a public consultation after rejecting a series of recommendations to better the lives of farmed chickens.
Animal welfare campaigners have criticised the Scottish Government for giving a £715,000 subsidy to one of Scotland’s largest egg producers with tens of thousands of caged hens.
New data has revealed more than 300 serious welfare breaches during live transport of animals in recent years.
Thousands of farm animals have suffered in more than 700 serious breaches of welfare rules in Scotland over the last two years.