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18th June 2020

Fish farmers who shoot seals in Scotland could face five years in prison now that Scotland has banned the lethal control of the predatory marine mammals. According to Humane Society International (HSI), the Scottish Parliament has approved the...
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The Fish Site

18th June 2020

More than one million people have pledged their support for British farming and food production by signing the NFU’s petition urging government to ensure future trade deals do not lead to an increase in food imports that would be illegal to produce...
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The Dairy Site

17th June 2020

Increased animal cruelty penalties and new legal protections for service animals to be introduced. MSPs have supported increased penalties for the worst types of animal cruelty and ‘Finn’s law’, which gives new legal protections for service animals...
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Scottish Government

17th June 2020

Increased animal testing, supply problems for veterinary medicine and animal food, border hold-ups and chlorinated chicken imports could accompany a no-deal Brexit. The UK’s leading animal welfare organisations are warning of the potential...
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The Dairy Site

16th June 2020

Continuing the ongoing and expanding partnership between the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and the Francis Crick Institute, Simon Priestnall, Professor of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology at the RVC, has contributed to a significant new piece of...
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RVC

15th June 2020

Yesterday (14th June), campaigners from across the globe united for the fifth annual Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day. Demanding justice for calves Here in the UK, thousands took to Twitter to demand #JusticeForCalves and an end to...
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Ciwf

15th June 2020

by Emma Hinds Like many other people in lockdown, I have turned to Netflix for solace. One of the shows dominating public conversation lately is Tiger King. With murder, mayhem, and madness, it’s the ultimate binge show, but alongside meme-worthy...
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A-LAW

12th June 2020

Vets across the UK are calling on the retail and food service sector to give priority to British produce, even if future trade deals allow the import of foods produced to lower standards. Ian Cure, farm director at VetPartners, is contacting the UK...
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The Dairy Site

11th June 2020

Dogs Trust is issuing advice to dog lovers on how to avoid being scammed into buying puppies which may not be what they seem, following a rise in demand for dogs during lockdown. We are urging people to take the following steps to avoid being misled...
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Dogs Trust

11th June 2020

The videos were created to help students and practicing vets with how to best broach the subject of equine condition scoring A set of four videos covering the sensitive subject of equine weight management has been published. Created by World Horse...
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Veterinary Practice

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