Foxes are still being chased by hounds and shot in public forests, despite outrage about the practice when it was revealed last spring.
Salmon suffering at Scottish fish farms is “endemic” and in breach of animal cruelty law, according to an undercover investigation by animal welfare campaigners.
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”.
Rules for the live export of animals in Scotland must be improved to match new standards proposed for England and Wales, say critics.
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.
The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is investigating the death of a beaver in Perthshire just two days after the season for lethal control of the animals opened.
A major French sports retailers with stores in Scotland is embroiled in controversy after being accused of "promoting and profiting" from the "slaughter" of songbirds including threatened species.