Found a snare?

If there is a live animal in the snare call the relevant animal welfare charity. We do not advise trying to release an animal yourself as the animal could be injured and require medical attention. Record the incident using our Snarewatch report form.

Scotland

Scottish SPCA
Animal Helpline 03000 999 999

England and Wales

RSPCA
Cruelty line 0300 1234 999

Northern Ireland

USPCA
Animal Information Line 028 3025 1000, caller ID required

 

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A walker had his foot trapped in a snare in Dumfries and Galloway.

The snare was set on the hills near Durisdeer, SW Scotland. The walker fell to the ground as he was caught in the contraption which was set on tracks near the top of the hill. Sheep and deer freely roam the area.

Type of snare

Legal

Where

Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

When

August 2019

Photographic evidence

 

 

 

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