Animal welfare groups have called for an end to medical experiments on birds following an Edinburgh University presentation by a US scientist who feeds sparrows crude oil during research.
Fifteen greyhounds died and 197 injuries to animals were recorded at Shawfield Stadium between 2017 and 2020, according to new figures.
Foxes are still being chased by hounds and shot in public forests, despite outrage about the practice when it was revealed last spring.
The Scottish salmon farming industry has incurred “hidden” costs of £3.3 billion since 2013 because of deaths, pollution, parasites and poor animal welfare.
The Scottish Government’s wildlife agency told farmers that beavers were “good to eat and could be used for taxidermy”.
An investigation has been launched into a video showing a stag being shot and killed in a Highland loch.
The Scottish Government’s wildlife agency is under attack for including images of dead beavers - including one displayed by children - in shooting lessons for Tayside farmers.
Campaigners are contemplating legal action alleging animal cruelty after a video showed farmed salmon being deloused by a floating washing machine.
Sporting estates are drawing up plans to lobby for blanket permission to shoot more birds to stop them eating salmon, according to a leaked document.