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24th August 2020

New poll reveals 75% want lower standard imports banned - we're urging consumers to sign our petition pressing the government to protect farm animal welfare as UK leaves EU. We're exposing the realities of American farm animal welfare in a new video...
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RSPCA

20th August 2020

A complimentary animal welfare policy toolkit – the first of its kind – has been launched to help travel companies rebound ethically to protect wild animals used for entertainment after the COVID-19 shutdown Together with global tour operator...
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World Animal Protection

19th August 2020

An international research study involving researchers at the University of Liverpool has estimated that drug-resistant parasitic worms cost the European livestock industry more than €38 million per year in production losses and veterinary costs....
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University of Liverpool

17th August 2020

The most common cause of potentially-fatal heatstroke in dogs is being exercised by their owners, the largest study of its kind has found. A team at Nottingham Trent University and the Royal Veterinary College found that exertion or exercise – which...
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RVC

10th August 2020

One in four people acquired their puppies before the advised age of eight weeks old, according to new findings from Dogs Trust's pioneering dog welfare study 'Generation Pup'. The 'cohort' study follows a generation of puppies over the course of...
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University of Bristol

3rd August 2020

A new centre promoting animal welfare standards internationally is to be established in China, thanks to a University of Queensland-led project. The International Animal Welfare Standards Project, led by Professor Clive Phillips and Michelle...
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The Dairy Site

3rd August 2020

The £100m Zoo Animals Fund, announced on 27 June, is now open for applications from zoos and aquariums. The £100m Zoo Animals Fund, announced on 27 June , is now open for applications. The new fund will provide funding for zoos and aquariums which...
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GOV.UK

29th July 2020

Yesterday's Agriculture Bill Committee debate in the House Lords once again failed to convince us that the UK's farm animal welfare standards will be protected as the Government starts to conclude trade agreements. The debate focused on proposals to...
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RSPCA

28th July 2020

Our new bovine TB policy brings together veterinary expertise and applies new and emerging scientific evidence to set out a holistic roadmap for the control and eradication of this devastating disease We have set out a comprehensive approach to...
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BVA

14th July 2020

Lockdown measures here in the UK have led many people to spend more time with their pets, at home. While the human benefits of having a companion animal have been well documented, recent research shows a gap in what we know about their needs. A lack...
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University of Edinburgh

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