For the 2021 elections to the Scottish Parliament, OneKind is calling on all parties and candidates to prioritise animal welfare in the next session. We look forward to working together to make Scotland a better place for animals. OneKind is calling for: Education to improve understanding of companion animal needs, and regulation of how they… Read more
Brexit poses a wide range of challenges and opportunities to animal welfare in Scotland and the UK. These are described in this report, Brexit – getting the best deal for animals, produced by a partnership of 37 animal welfare charities including OneKind.
A 10 point plan for animal welfare as the United Kingdom exits from the European Union.
The OneKind Manifesto hopes to influence and encourage policy makers towards an agenda which recognises the importance of animal welfare by making recommendations in five key areas. These include: Animals kept as pets and the pet trade Welfare of animals in the wild Animals used in experiments Animals used in food production Animals used for… Read more
Anyone who wishes to sell new cosmetics or toiletries and ingredients in the EU, must not test them on animals anywhere in the world but companies can still carry on testing on animals for cosmetics sold outside the EU.
Household products sold in the UK contain individual chemical ingredients that have been tested on animals at home or abroad – a fact the vast majority of the UK general public is completely unaware of.
OneKind welcomes the Government’s commitment to ban the testing of household products on animals and supports its implementation by adding a condition to relevant project licences using the licensing powers provided under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. OneKind believes however that if the household products ban is to offer meaningful additional protection for animals,… Read more
OneKind welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Home Office consultation on options for the transposition of European Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes into UK legislation.