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

 

Watch Bill Oddie in Snares Uncovered

Police appealed for help to track down criminals who set animal snares in a beauty spot.

Officers recovered several snares from Gleniffer Braes Park in Paisley and described the illegal trapping as “despicable”.

A probe into the activity was launched, with police making an appeal through Facebook.

Type of snare

Home made - illegal

Where

Gleniffer Braes Park, Paisley

When

October 2019

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