Protection of Wild Mammals Act 2002
Animal welfare groups fear fox hunt law “loopholes” may be exploited
Animal welfare groups have voiced concern that new legislation on fox hunting in Scotland still contains loopholes that could be exploited.
Forestry and Land Scotland criticised for allowing fox hunts into public forests
Animal welfare groups have condemned Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) for continuing to allow fox hunts into public forests which are home to protected species such as otters, wildcats and badgers.
Fox hunt accused of “complete ignorance” over public mood to end hunting
An animal welfare group has accused a fox hunt of showing “complete ignorance” of the mood in Scotland to end fox hunting.
Borders huntsman cleared of illegal fox hunting
A former master of the Jedforest Hunt in the Borders has been found not guilty of illegal fox hunting.
Probe launched into policing of fox hunts
The Ferret has uncovered what appears to be the systematic harassment of animal rights activists by Police Scotland.