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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Two snares were found on the hills 5 miles outside Lauder.

They were set close to a crow trap which was also set with a dead rabbit as bait.

Type of snare

Legal

Where

Lammermuir hills by Lauder

When

April 2020

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