The full extent of culling of mountain hares in Scotland has been revealed by The Ferret, with up to 38,000 killed a year.
Surprise food safety inspections are to be stepped up at a Scottish slaughterhouse following a scandal in England.
Scotland’s tourist agency is coming under mounting pressure to cease promoting the shooting of thousands of mountain hares.
A new campaign to force pet owners to neuter their cats to reduce suffering and save wildcats has won widespread support.
Mountain Hares are under threat from lucrative shoots and mass culls according to an animal welfare charity.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the claim from Kezia Dugdale that the SNP voted to "cut off puppy dog tails".
Thousands of farm animals have suffered in more than 700 serious breaches of welfare rules in Scotland over the last two years.
Gamekeepers should hide heaps of dead mountain hares in the back of their trucks, a leading Cairngorm park official has said.
Scotland’s salmon farming industry will lose its biggest £200 million export market to the US if it persists in shooting seals.