News

1st August 2019

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the launch of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee inquiry into puppy smuggling today, which will consult on tougher controls on pet imports, the impact of Lucy’s Law, and...
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BVA

1st August 2019

The Wild Animals in Circuses Act 2019, to prohibit the use of wild animals in travelling circuses, has receiced Royal Assent and is now an Act of Parliament (law).  Follow the link to read the details of the Act and its progress through parliament.
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Parliament UK

29th July 2019

A new study conducted in piglets has revealed that synthetic organic chemical bisphenol S (BPS) persists longer in the body and at much higher concentrations than bisphenol A (BPA). The results suggest that, the current regulatory advice of...
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RVC

25th July 2019

New Defra Secretary of State Theresa Villiers must focus on key priorities of securing new legislation on animal sentience before the UK leaves the EU and putting plans in place to ensure a strong veterinary workforce to support trade, according to...
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BVA

23rd July 2019

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is proud to announce the successful graduation of all 12 students from its new Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research. Launched in January 2017, the course is primarily intended for farriers, and equips them...
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RVC

22nd July 2019

The largest study to date on the owners of short-muzzled dogs reveals close bonds between them and their pets, particularly between pugs and their owners, female owners and their dogs or owners without children in the home. The research, which was...
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Veterinary Practice

19th July 2019

Five years since first opening its doors, the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey yesterday (18th July) celebrated the inaugural graduation of students from its prestigious Veterinary Medicine and Science BVMSci course. The...
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University of Surrey

17th July 2019

The Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) is looking for three new trustees to help drive the charity’s mission to improve the welfare of animals through veterinary science, education and debate. The charity is inviting applications from veterinary and...
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BVA

12th July 2019

An exciting range of veterinary scientists and experts will take to the stage at this year’s BVA Congress at the London Vet Show to go behind the headlines on some of the veterinary profession’s biggest challenges and most talked about issues. From...
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BVA

12th July 2019

Following our petition calling on KFC to give chickens a better life, today KFC UK, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden has become the first major fast food outlet to sign the Better Chicken Commitment, a set of standards that will...
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World Animal Protection

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