More than five million animal welfare problems, contamination and processing faults have caused the Scottish Government’s food safety watchdog to deem meat unsafe for human consumption since 2016.
Horse rescue charities in Scotland are facing unprecedented challenges due to the coronavirus crisis, with one sanctuary at “bursting point” and another facing closure due to a sharp fall in income.
Animal welfare charities are facing "significant" financial problems in the Covid-19 crisis, which could put animals at risk as services are cut back.
An animal welfare charity has launched a legal challenge to stop the Scottish Government from allowing young calf exports all the way from Scotland to Spain.
A sport shooting group has come under fire from politicians and campaigners after labelling people opposed to trophy hunting as “unsophisticated”.
Qatar Airways has introduced an embargo on the shipment of greyhounds to nations with poor records on animal welfare after an animal welfare campaign.
Cocaine, amphetamine, steroids and beta blockers were among prohibited substances found in the bloodstreams of greyhounds at Shawfield Stadium in Glasgow.
The growing size Scotland’s dairy herds could boost ammonia gas pollution, which contributes to millions of deaths worldwide, experts have warned.
Two beavers have been shot and another five were seen dead on Tayside in the last month, an investigation by The Ferret has revealed.