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8th August 2018

The welfare code for laying hens has today been updated as part of a programme of reforms to safeguard and enhance the welfare of animals. Strengthened statutory guidance is now in place for keepers and owners of laying hens and pullets on how to...
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Gov.UK

7th August 2018

The BVA has responded to the government’s update following a consultation on the Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentience) Bill. The announcement centred on a pledge to introduce tougher sentences for animal cruelty, with those who...
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BVA

7th August 2018

The Government has published the summary of responses to the draft Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentience) Bill 2017 Follow the link to read the summary of responses document
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Gov.UK

7th August 2018

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is seeking applicants for its Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (Grad Dip ELR), commencing January 2019.   This exciting course offers farriers the opportunity to build on their skills and produce...
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RVC

6th August 2018

Today (6th August), we (ciwf) have launched a new petition calling on the UK government to introduce compulsory method of production labelling on all meat and dairy products. There are currently no labelling laws in place to show how animals farmed...
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ciwf

3rd August 2018

AWF is looking for two new trustees to join the Board in November 2018.  We are seeking veterinary practitioners with current experience in large animal practice and with some management experience. Follow the link to find out more and apply for...
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Animal Welfare Foundation

1st August 2018

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is currently looking for six new members of its Ethics and Welfare Advisory Panel (EWAP), including 1 lay member and 1 Registered Veterinary Nurse.   The EWAP advises the Policy Committee and policy working...
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BVA

22nd July 2018

A ban on sales of real fur should be considered, a committee of MPs has recommended. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee investigation into the issue came after some real fur was found wrongly labelled as fake. They described...
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BBC

20th July 2018

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has produced an infographic illustrating the animal welfare credentials of seven UK farm assurance schemes to help people understand food labels and make informed choices about the food they eat. Follow the...
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British Veterinary Association

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