new videos expose the cruelty of shooting and snaring!
marked the release of two new League videos highlighting the cruelty inflicted
upon animals for the shooting industry.
film, titled ‘Blood Still on the Wire’ was released to coincide
with the start of the grouse shooting season. The 'Glorious Twelfth' traditionally
celebrates the first day of shooting but the League is using this to highlight
the terrible suffering caused by snares on Scottish estates rearing game
birds for shooting.
which is also accompanied by a report, documents how the
recently introduced Snaring (Scotland) Order 2010 has done very little to
eradicate the threat snares pose to the welfare of animals.
film ‘A Good Shot’, filmed on estates in England, graphically
illustrates the extent of suffering inflicted on game birds and exposes
the reality of commercial shooting in response to the spin and propaganda
peddled by the industry.
gathered in both of these films completely contradicts the various claims
by the industry such as; most birds are killed outright and if not are immediately
retrieved by gun dogs and dispatched, and the claim that animals captured
in snares do not suffer.
videos have shocked you, you can contact
the Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP, Secretary for Environment Food and Rural
Affairs, to call for an end to the manufacture, sale and use of snares in
England and Wales.