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27th January 2021

BVA has welcomed the Review of the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (England) Regulations (WATOK), but called on the Government to commit to making the improvements outlined in the report. ...follow the link to read the article at BVA...
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BVA

27th January 2021

Review and evidence analysis of the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (England) Regulations 2015. ...follow the link to find the report at GOV.UK...
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GOV.UK

26th January 2021

The British Horse Society (BHS) and the University of Bristol Veterinary School are asking members of the public not to feed any horses they may encounter whilst out and about. More than three quarters of horse owners surveyed found that their...
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University of Bristol

26th January 2021

AHDB’s Real Welfare scheme is unique in the type of data it collects and the degree to which it represents practices across the industry. Last year’s data shows that the vast majority of pig farms continue to have good levels of welfare and the...
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The Pig Site

14th January 2021

“Practical ways of tackling the obesity challenges in companion animals and equines”  is an online self-study course that can be worked through at any time and it launches on the 18th January! There will be two live sessions (possibly more) where...
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12th December 2020

BVA has welcomed the launch of an eight week public consultation on the government’s manifesto commitment to ban keeping primates such as capuchins, lemurs and squirrel monkeys as pets. ...follow the link to read the article in full at BVA...
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BVA

12th December 2020

Plans unveiled to ban the keeping of primates as pets with eight-week consultation launched today. The government has today (12 December) launched proposals to ban keeping primates as pets in England, inviting the public to have their say on the...
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GOV.UK

3rd December 2020

BVA has welcomed today’s (Thursday 3rd December) announcement that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) will begin an eight-week long consultation in England and Wales seeking views on live animals export and how to better...
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BVA

3rd December 2020

Animal Welfare Committee assessment of the risks to animal welfare occurring as a result of COVID-19 controls; immediate and medium to longer term impacts. ...follow the link to read the report at GOV.UK...
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GOV.UK

1st December 2020

Wales follows Scotland and England in banning the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. ...follow the link to read the article in full at BVA...
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BVA

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