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Ban on keeping primates as pets moves step closer

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Plans unveiled to ban the keeping of primates as pets with eight-week consultation launched today.

The government has today (12 December) launched proposals to ban keeping primates as pets in England, inviting the public to have their say on the issue over the next eight weeks.

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12th December 2020
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Vets welcome milestone moment as Wales circus ban comes into force

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Wales follows Scotland and England in banning the use of wild animals in travelling circuses.

...follow the link to read the article in full at BVA...

1st December 2020
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BVA
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Vets welcome Government steps to ban primates as pets

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BVA has welcomed the launch of an eight week public consultation on the government’s manifesto commitment to ban keeping primates such as capuchins, lemurs and squirrel monkeys as pets.

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12th December 2020
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BVA
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Recommendations for tightening fireworks regulations in Scotland spark joy for animal welfare, vets say

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We have welcomed recommendations set out by the Scottish Government’s Fireworks Review Group yesterday as a positive step for animal health and welfare in Scotland.

The Group’s report, presented in a statement to the Scottish Parliament ahead of Bonfire Night, acknowledges the need for a ‘fundamental shift’ in how fireworks are accessed and used in Scotland...

...follow the link to read the article in full at BVA...

4th November 2020
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BVA
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