Beavers will be given legal protection in Scotland after an attempt by a Conservative MSP to prevent the move was voted down.
A Green MSP has called on the Scottish Government to outlaw mass culls of mountain hares.
Seal culls at a fish farm company’s salmon farms around Scotland’s west coast and islands have fallen by a third in a year.
Irresponsible pet owners face unlimited fines or up to five years in jail under new government proposals.
A risk-based licensing and inspection scheme should be introduced to help stop puppy farming in Scotland, the Kennel Club has said.
The Scottish Government is facing calls to bring in an outright ban on electric shock collars for pets.
New legislation will eradicate “potential loopholes” in Scotland’s fox hunting laws, the Rural Affairs Minister has said.
Sir, – I refer to the latest storm-in-a-teacup concerning the American lady who shared a picture of herself alongside a dead feral goat that she had shot with a hunting rifle.
Free dog health checks will be offered in Dundee this week from a charity's brand-new £250,000 mobile vet.
A Fife animal shelter barely has room to swing a cat and is appealing for help.