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 dead fox, which appeared to have been snared, was found in Barbauchlaw burn West Lothian.

The fox was found in 'Woodbank Footpaths' which caused concern among local residents as the area is popular with dog walkers.

Type of snare

Unknown

Where

Barbauchlaw burn, West Lothian

When

October 2019

Photographic evidence

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