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 dog was caught in a snare while walking with her guardian in Wrexham, Wales.

After hearing a scared yelp, the guardian found her dog with the snare around her neck. The dog had begun to panic, which made the snare become tighter. The dog was released from the snare without injury.

Type of snare

Wire, illegal

Where

Wrexham, Wales

When

November 2021

Photographic evidence

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