News

3rd August 2020

A new centre promoting animal welfare standards internationally is to be established in China, thanks to a University of Queensland-led project. The International Animal Welfare Standards Project, led by Professor Clive Phillips and Michelle...
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The Dairy Site

3rd August 2020

The £100m Zoo Animals Fund, announced on 27 June, is now open for applications from zoos and aquariums. The £100m Zoo Animals Fund, announced on 27 June , is now open for applications. The new fund will provide funding for zoos and aquariums which...
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GOV.UK

29th July 2020

Yesterday's Agriculture Bill Committee debate in the House Lords once again failed to convince us that the UK's farm animal welfare standards will be protected as the Government starts to conclude trade agreements. The debate focused on proposals to...
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RSPCA

28th July 2020

Our new bovine TB policy brings together veterinary expertise and applies new and emerging scientific evidence to set out a holistic roadmap for the control and eradication of this devastating disease We have set out a comprehensive approach to...
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BVA

7th July 2020

Key legislation on track to become law in time to kickstart agricultural transition period next year Legislation that will transform British farming is back in the House of Lords for the next stage in its journey to becoming law today (7 July)....
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GOV.UK

6th July 2020

We're bracing ourselves for a surge in abandoned animals and fear the fallout from the Covid crisis could see more owners struggling to keep their pets. Typically, we see abandonment peak in the summer months. Between June and August 2019, 16,519...
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RSPCA

3rd July 2020

Humane Society International/India and People for Animals welcome “major turning point” in campaign to end dog meat cruelty NEW DELHI—In a landmark decision, India’s Government of the state of Nagaland has ended the brutal dog meat trade. The...
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Humane Society International

1st July 2020

Dr Irene Camerlink has been awarded the Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year 2020. Dr Irene Camerlink, Assistant Professor at the Department of Animal Behaviour, Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, has...
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The Pig Site

1st July 2020

On 30 June, the UK government said it would not compromise on environmental protection, animal welfare and food safety standards in talks with the United States as the parties negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal. Reuters reports that critics of the...
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The Dairy Site

30th June 2020

In our new, Europe-wide poll of cage-free farming, the UK has emerged in eighth place, with just 63% of UK animals reared in cage-free conditions. The data collected represents cage use in each of the 27 EU Member States, along with the UK. The...
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Ciwf

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