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.
A dead fox was found caught in, what was thought to be, a wire snare in Ely.
A snare was found next to a hedge between two fields on land between the B530 and Millbrook Road/Sandhills Close area.
A rabbit died after it was caught in an illegal snare on the outskirts of Wallyford.
An anti-bloodsports campaign group is calling on Bolton Abbey to ban grouse shooting after a dead cat and fox were found near snares by a runner.
The contraptions and stink pit were found in a field in Oxenhope which held sheep that were about to lamb.
The badger was caught in a snare which had been set in a fence and hedgerow next to Tilbrook Road.
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 ...