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12th November 2019

Turkeys and geese are traditionally birds of Christmas. Whilst they may be the centrepiece of the holiday season for many, it’s important to consider the animal behind the dinner. Around 250,000 geese are raised for Christmas annually in the UK – a...
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Veterinary Practice

11th November 2019

  MORE TH>N has revealed that of the 12 most common pet insurance claims reported to it in 2018, half can be significantly affected by obesity This means that being overweight or not having enough exercise could contribute to the development of,...
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Veterinary Practice

11th November 2019

From first- to fourth-degree burns, what are the best ways to treat thermal burns in reptiles? Thermal burns are a common presentation for a range of different reptile species. It is unknown exactly why they are so prone to thermal injury, but it...
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Veterinary Practice

6th November 2019

The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) is launching its Assured Puppy Breeder Scheme today and breeders in Scotland who engage with the scheme can benefit from a discount on pre-breeding health checks from the Canine...
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BVA

5th November 2019

The RSPCA welcomes the Petitions Committee's report released today (Tuesday 5 November) following its inquiry into the impact of fireworks on humans and animals. The report concludes that the existing law is inadequate and recommends that local...
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RSPCA

5th November 2019

The government has successfully defended a Judicial Review of the Ivory Act   The High Court has today (05 November) upheld the Ivory Act and ruled against a claim brought by a part of the antiques sector that the ban was unlawful. The group of...
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GOV.UK

2nd November 2019

  A consultation and a call for evidence have been launched to gather views and expert evidence on trophy hunting. The Government today (Saturday 2 November) launched a consultation on options to restrict the imports and exports of hunting trophies...
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GOV.UK

1st November 2019

  In a bold move, the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) paved the way for a new barn standard under the British Lion Quality Code of Practice, after a period of consultation with its subscribers. Following the announcement by major retailers and...
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The Poultry Site

1st November 2019

A new report (published today, 1 November) highlights that vets have an integral part to play in the One Health agenda, which brings together experts from human and animal medicine alongside environmental organisations to tackle pressing global...
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BVA

30th October 2019

BEVA has developed a one-stop shop for horse vets to help them navigate welfare cases with confidence. Launched this month the practical Welfare Case Toolkit has been developed in conjunction with the RSPCA and includes a welfare workflow and quick...
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Veterinary Practice

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