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31st March 2021

Some global food brands are failing farm animals by not improving animal welfare standards, according to our latest BBFAW report launched in partnership with Compassion in World Farming. The leading global measure of corporate action on farm animal...
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WAP

29th March 2021

The Dogs Trust are issuing advice to dog owners as rules on outdoor gatherings of people start to relax across the UK.  Rachel Casey, Director of Canine Behaviour and Research, said:  "After months of restrictions, getting back outside with our...
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Dogs Trust

24th March 2021

A group of veterinary professionals representing all areas of the workforce have written an open letter demanding that the Government takes swift action to enshrine the principle of animal sentience in legislation. Officers and representatives from...
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BVA

22nd March 2021

Allowing dairy cattle to access pasture can promote natural behaviour and improve their health. However, the psychological benefits are poorly understood. Over the past year, we have been shown the psychological damage that lockdown can have on...
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The Dairy Site

22nd March 2021

We have answered almost one million calls and taken in more than 23,000 animals since the start of lockdown one year ago.  We've had to adapt the way we work to comply with lockdown rules and social distancing but have continued to rescue,...
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RSPCA

11th March 2021

Defra has expressed its commitment to work with the #CutTheCrop campaign to end the concerning trend of ear-cropped dogs in the UK. The British Veterinary Association and The FOAL Group have welcomed the Government’s encouraging written response to ...
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BVA

5th March 2021

With governments across the UK releasing their roadmaps and their path to lift us out of lockdown in the coming months, Dogs Trust is urging dog owners not to forget their canine companions and has released a roadmap for rovers to help them adjust...
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Dogs Trust

2nd March 2021

BVA has welcomed the publication of the Trade and Agriculture Commission’s report which sets out recommendations for liberalising trade whilst safeguarding UK agriculture’s animal welfare and environmental standards. ...follow the link to read the...
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BVA

2nd March 2021

A UN backed assessment of UK wildlife and forest crime legislation and enforcement has launched today, using the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC) toolkit. ...follow the...
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GOV.UK

1st March 2021

Experts in the fields of veterinary behavioural medicine and clinical animal behaviour can assist the courts in a wide variety of cases involving animals. by Kendal Sheperd I have recently been alerted to an excellent article writ­ten by John and...
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Veterinary Practice

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