News

11th June 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain will maintain its animal welfare standards after 2020 transition period. Reuters reports the PM Johnson said the UK will uphold its high animal welfare standards after the end of the transition period with...
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The Dairy Site

10th June 2020

Book Review: Lucy’s Law – The story of a little dog who changed the world, by Marc Abraham By Mina da Rui, LLM student In 21st century Great Britain, legal reasoning paths are slowly widening as human rights, environmental dysfunction, and animal...
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A-LAW

10th June 2020

A new report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) on small abattoirs published this week highlights the decline of licensed abattoirs in the UK since the 1930s and the subsequent impact on animal welfare.  The HSA was one...
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HSA

9th June 2020

As some return to work, we're issuing advice to dog owners to help their pets adjust to the change...  For many of us, life has changed significantly during the Covid-19 lockdown - and it's also changed for our dogs. When the restrictions are lifted...
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RSPCA

8th June 2020

Research conducted by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) into the administration of canine blood to cats is being used as part of a brand-new webinar series by the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA). The webinar, which will be aired...
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RVC

8th June 2020

We're supporting calls for tougher sentences of up to five years in jail for the worst animal abusers to be made law by Autumn. We deal with some of the worst cases of neglect and cruelty and have long campaigned for tougher sentences for animal...
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RSPCA

7th June 2020

APGAW has released a report following an inquiry looking into the provision of abattoirs after concerns were raised that large numbers of small abattoirs had closed taking away options for slaughter for small scale farmers and forcing them to use...
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APGAW

4th June 2020

Animal Welfare Committee assessment of the risks to animal welfare occurring as a result of COVID-19 controls. This Animal Welfare Committee opinion assesses the immediate risks to animal welfare in the UK farmed animal, companion animal and kept...
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GOV.UK

3rd June 2020

After Australia banned live cattle exports in 2011, hundreds of claimants pursued a class action lawsuit against the Commonwealth. ABC News reports that Australia’s Federal Court ruled a Commonwealth minister acted unlawfully by banning the live...
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The Dairy Site

2nd June 2020

Red Tractor has added a new range of marques to broaden its offer for shoppers and diners. The Red Tractor scheme is launching a set of farming marques to help simplify the experience of shoppers and diners when they are buying food and drink. Based...
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The Poultry Site

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