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21st January 2020

A new study has revealed a marked general improvement in hip and elbow scores for some of the UK’s most commonly health-screened dog breeds. A new study has revealed a marked general improvement in hip and elbow scores for some of the UK’s most...
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BVA

16th January 2020

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has responded to today’s introduction of the Agriculture Bill. The long-awaited Bill, which will now start to progress through Parliament, sets out a blueprint for the future of farming in England after the...
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BVA

15th January 2020

In a joint position, BVA, BVZS and BSAVA have called for greater awareness of the health and welfare benefits of housing rabbits in compatible pairs. Three leading veterinary bodies have teamed up to produce a series of recommendations to raise the...
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BVA

15th January 2020

Using novel sensing technology, experts from the University of Nottingham have found that lame sheep adjust how they carry out certain actives, such as walking, standing or laying down, rather than simply reducing the amount they do. In the first...
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University of Nottingham

14th January 2020

Confusion over the correct procedure for importing rescue dogs into the UK could mean many dogs are bypassing important additional checks, new University of Liverpool research published in the Vet Record warns. The majority of owners who took part...
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University of Liverpool

8th January 2020

A vision for future farming as we tackle the challenges of climate change and nature recovery Leading Defra to put farming at the heart of tackling the twin climate and nature crisis Thank you … I am really delighted to have been asked by the Prime...
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GOV.UK

3rd January 2020

The country‘s leading chicken charity has announced it will offer research grants to veterinarians, vet and agricultural students to improve pet hen health across the globe. The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT), founded in 2005, is working with...
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Veterinary Practice

2nd January 2020

Four of the UK’s leading veterinary surgeons and animal welfare scientists have been appointed to the board of trustees of the Animal Welfare Foundation, the vet-led charity announced today (2 January).  Wildlife and zoo animal vets Romain Pizzi and...
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BVA

2nd January 2020

The government and animal welfare charities urge pet owners to microchip their cats and dogs this New Year. The government and leading animal welfare charities are urging pet owners to microchip their cats and dogs this New Year, to give them the...
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GOV.UK

26th December 2019

Soldiers have assisted African Parks who relocated critically Endangered Black Rhinos from South Africa to Malawi in one of the largest international rhino translocations to date Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles have recently...
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GOV.UK

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