Hounds Off celebrate successful first year

Posted on October 1, 2012

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Today (1st October), Animal Aid posted a brief news item on their web-site titled ‘Hounds Off!’.

‘… The campaign group, Hounds Off, has now been running for one year. It promotes hunt-free areas by encouraging anyone with land – no matter how little or how much – to contact their local hunt and tell them that they are not welcome, and all with the support and help of Hounds Off …’

Read the item at www.animalaid.org.uk/h/n/AA/HOME/

Read the Hounds Off report in full at www.animalaid.org.uk/h/n/NEWS/news_wildlife//2750//

‘… Since September 2011, hundreds of acres of land are known to have been made out of bounds to bloodsports, affecting dozens of Hunts nationwide. In reality the figure could be much higher because we have no system for monitoring Warning Off emails and letters sent by individuals. Hounds Off encourages autonomous action. We deliberately make no demands regarding feedback or membership …

Leaflets and cards promoting the work of Hounds Off are available via the website. They’re perfect for keeping in your vehicle and handing to sympathetic or beleaguered landowners whilst you’re out and about.

Hounds Off is supported by individuals and organisations from across the campaigning and political spectrum.

Hounds Off encourages the creation of hunt-free sanctuaries to stop the illegal hunting of wild animals with dogs in Britain via engagement with our website, www.houndsoff.co.uk. By following the simple process explained there, involving Warning Off notices being sent to the hunters, Hounds Off is spearheading a campaign which invites everyone to join in regardless of who you are or where you live …’

Go to the Hounds Off web-site at www.houndsoff.co.uk/

Please support Animal Aid and Hounds Off! and all their work.

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