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6th December 2019

High standards in animal welfare should extend to hens at the end of their laying careers just as much as to younger birds. The poultry-housing experts of ZTHZ in Switzerland offer advice on responsible depopulation in both caged and cage-free...
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The Poultry Site

2nd December 2019

Dr Alison Gray, from the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVMS) at the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious international award, recognising her commitment to replacing animal use in antibody production. Dr Gray, who also founded the non-...
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University of Nottingham

29th November 2019

The Director of Research and Development for Canada with Topigs Norsvin Canada says selecting pigs for breeding that interact well together is helping improve animal welfare and the economics of pork production. About a year ago Topigs Norsvin added...
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The Pig Site

28th November 2019

When not done properly, taking selfies with wild animals can be cruel. Many people aren’t aware of the suffering their selfies can cause, so we’re supporting the Costa Rica government’s campaign to encourage responsible tourism. Costa Rica is home...
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World Animal Protection

28th November 2019

Following the announcement that a national review of Australia’s poultry standards will be further delayed, World Animal Protection has released new consumer research on caged eggs versus free-range eggs, showing a majority of shoppers are still...
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The Poultry Site

28th November 2019

National pet charity, Blue Cross has launched a report examining the devastating impact poverty, mental health problems and loneliness has on society and how pet ownership is the beneficial link in the chain for so many people. Experts on pet...
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Veterinary Practice

27th November 2019

British Veterinary Association President, Daniella Dos Santos has championed the vital work of vets in Northern Ireland and praised the profession for getting as prepared as possible for the challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit. BVA is...
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BVA

20th November 2019

In a first for the profession, 15 of the major UK member organisations, vet schools and policy-making bodies – including the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) – have today come together to affirm their commitment to veterinary medicine based on sound...
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RVC

18th November 2019

Along with positive socialisation, training and appropriate nutrition, castration is often considered a key component of responsible dog ownership. However, in recent years, attitude towards castration has changed slightly, both from a veterinary...
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Veterinary Practice

16th November 2019

Don’t forget to nominate individuals or teams for the prestigious Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2020, which celebrate the achievements of welfare heroes from the farming, veterinary and charity industries The awards, which are now in their ninth...
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Veterinary Practice

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