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.
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.
A cat in Corby, Northamptonshire arrived home with a wire snare around his lower stomach.
Latest snare reports
A fox was caught in a snare on Binevenagh mountain in Northern Ireland.Read more ...
A couple walking on farmland in the Wareham area discovered the deer caught in the contraption.Read more ...
Several wire snares were found in a wood in the Uley/Tetbury area in Gloucestershire.Read more ...