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30th January 2020

Cat hoarding can be prevented with the right care and population control, according to experts from the University of Nottingham and the RSPCA. In a new study published in the journal BMC Veterinary Research, experts from the School of Veterinary...
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University of Nottingham

30th January 2020

A common, chronic gut disease in ruminants will be the focus of a £1 million study. The ways in which bacteria cause a deadly gut infection in cows in the UK and worldwide will be the focus of a new study. Genes in the bacteria that play a role in...
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University of Edinburgh

30th January 2020

Tougher early lives could help captive-bred game birds develop survival skills for adulthood in the wild, new research suggests. The research was carried out by University of Exeter scientists, working with Dr Francesco Santilli from the Italian...
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UFAW

29th January 2020

Around 7 billion unwanted male chicks are exterminated globally every year in the poultry industry Animal welfare campaigners are cautiously welcoming a move by the French government to ban the widespread practices of live shredding of unwanted male...
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The Independent

26th January 2020

We welcome this important decision which will keep people safe and protect millions of animals from unnecessary suffering Kate Nustedt, our global wildlife director, said: “We commend China’s decision to impose a nationwide ban on wildlife trade in...
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World Animal Protection

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

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