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.
Animal Helpline 03000 999 999
England and Wales
Cruelty line 0300 1234 999
Animal Information Line 028 3025 1000, caller ID required
We are adding each of the SnareWatch reports into a geographical area within the United Kingdom, so at some point in the near future these reports will be subdivided into categories. For now they are listed together in date order.
The protected creature was lured to a 'stink pit' at High Denton Farm, near Ilkley.
Dog owners were warned to be vigilant after deadly animal traps were found on Yorkshire Water land.
A concerned pet owner warned other dog walkers, after he said his puppy was caught in a snare on a popular woodland walk.
The householder who tried everything he could think of to stop his neighbour’s cat fouling his jacuzzi, before trapping it in a fox snare, was warned he could go to jail if he targeted the pet again.
Latest snare reports
A fawn, which was extemely distressed, was found struggling in a wire snare on the edge of a farmers field.Read more ...
A 'snare' that was made with an aerosol and plastic string was found in a garden in the Seacroft area of Leeds.Read more ...
A fox was caught in a snare on Binevenagh mountain in Northern Ireland.Read more ...