News

2nd June 2020

An estimated 30 million chickens per year are raised to BCC standards, raising the supply of higher welfare chickens. The Better Chicken Commitment (BCC) is a set of criteria for improving the lives of chickens raised for meat, called broiler...
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The Poultry Site

1st June 2020

We are leading a new coalition of leading animal protection and wildlife groups, Campaign to End Wildlife Trade, calling on Boris Johnson to back a global wildlife trade ban at the G20 meeting of global leaders in November to help prevent a future...
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WAP

1st June 2020

The newly formed Ruminant Health and Welfare Group (RHWG) has appointed Nigel Miller (pictured above) as its first chairman for a two-year term. Mr Miller, a qualified vet and former NFU Scotland President from 2011-2015, will lead the independent...
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NFU

31st May 2020

AWSELVA's secretary, Dr Claire Corridan, gives us some tips on how to readjust our cats and dogs back to "normality"... The gradual lifting of the Covid 19 Restrictions will help us to slowly acclimatise our dogs to the changes in their own daily...
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Dr CL Corridan

29th May 2020

By Daniel Ball, solicitor  Somewhere in the bleak and unforgiving Scottish Highlands, golden eagles are persecuted for so-called ‘sport’. Grouse shooting is the hunting of red grouse between August and December each year. Large areas of land were...
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A-LAW

28th May 2020

Calculator is intended to help dog owners keep their pets safe and healthy from the comfort of their own garden A new calculator has been launched by pet insurance comparison site, to help dog lovers give their pets the exercise they need without...
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Veterinary Practice

28th May 2020

The KC urges owners to check before they travel as many garden centres and destinations no longer dog-friendly due to Coronavirus With warm weather and sunshine set to sweep the UK ahead of the bank holiday weekend, a new warning from dog welfare...
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Veterinary Practice

28th May 2020

The Animal Welfare Foundation has announced up to five grants for desk-based research on priority animal welfare issues in the UK The Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) has announced new grants for desk-based animal welfare research projects to help...
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BVA

27th May 2020

Open letter expresses disappointment at the recent rejection of the Agriculture Bill amendments during the final Commons debate Leaders from the farm animal veterinary profession have written to the House of Lords calling for the upper chamber to...
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Veterinary Practice

26th May 2020

Confusion about who does what in UK farriery has led to the production of a new leaflet that aims to clarify the roles of the organisations involved.   LONDON – MAY 2020 – New guidance – ‘A Who’s Who of UK Farriery’ – has been developed through...
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BEVA

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