Animal welfare campaigners have voiced fears that canine fertility clinics cashing in on the booming puppy trade are offering veterinary procedures that should only be performed by qualified vets.
A horticultural firm claiming to lead the way in moving towards alternatives to peat-based compost, lobbied the UK Government to be allowed to sell the product to gardeners beyond 2030, an investigation by The Ferret has found.
The UK Government has bought nearly 4,000 cubic metres of peat-based compost extracted from peatlands in Scotland, prompting criticism this “makes a mockery” of its climate policies.
A claim by Conservative party politicians that Brexit let the UK Government end "pulse fishing" is Mostly True.
Farmers' union calls for new rules to stop “mega dairies” and supermarkets paying low milk prices and offering “unfair” contracts to dairy farmers, who say they are being “forced out” of business".
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.
Intensive farms are polluting Scotland with increasing amounts of ammonia gas that contributes to millions of deaths worldwide, according to figures from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency.
Claim 60 per cent of Scots farmers voted for Brexit, Tories and against independence is Mostly False
Ferret Fact Service looks at a viral image making a number of claims about the voting record of Scottish farmers.