A video of a dead fox being torn apart by a pack of hounds has been described by animal welfare charities as "abhorrent" and "barbaric".
Animal welfare charities have welcomed the result of the consultation.
The full extent of culling of mountain hares in Scotland has been revealed by The Ferret, with up to 38,000 killed a year.
Scotland’s tourist agency is coming under mounting pressure to cease promoting the shooting of thousands of mountain hares.
Campaigners are demanding that the Scottish Government make a decision over whether the SSPCA should be given more investigation powers.
A hedge fund manager who leads a fox hunt accused of breaking the law made several financial donations to leading Tory MPs.