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24th June 2019

The pioneering American animal welfare scientist, bestselling author and autism spokesperson Dr Temple Grandin will share her unique insights into animal welfare within livestock handling facilities and the benefits of good stockmanship at the 52nd...
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BVA

24th June 2019

Along with the League Against Cruel Sports, we've called on the Government to stand by its repeated promise to increase prison sentences for animal cruelty. Joining us, and representatives from nine other leading animal welfare organisations on the...
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RSPCA

21st June 2019

It has been scientifically confirmed for the first time, by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), that lop-eared rabbits are more prone to ear and dental problems than their erect-eared counterparts. Given the welfare concerns these conditions cause,...
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RVC

20th June 2019

Members of the Lords, including a vice president of the RSPCA and a former president of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, discussed the key principles and purpose of the Wild Animals in Circuses (No.2) Bill, during second reading on ...
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parliament.uk

19th June 2019

It is often said that UK farming has the highest animal welfare standards in the world [1-3], and yet animal welfare is the top concern amongst many UK shoppers. Why are citizens concerned, if British legislation on farm animal welfare is considered...
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The Pig Site

18th June 2019

  Survey shows over 95 percent of UK Islamic scholars indicated that pre-slaughter stunning would be halal-compliant if it could be shown that the procedure did not result in instantaneous death.   Halal meat is that which is deemed...
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Veterinary Practice

17th June 2019

Aggressive behaviour in pet dogs is a serious problem for dog owners across the world, with bite injuries representing a serious risk to both people and other dogs. New research by the University of Bristol has explored the factors that influence how...
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University of Bristol

13th June 2019

Urgent action needed as Tesco spends more than £370 million on intensively reared chicken meat each year, causing suffering to potentially millions of birds. We're handing over 350,000 signatures to Tesco bosses at its AGM today, demanding that the...
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RSPCA

13th June 2019

An eminent American professor of large animal medicine has warned the UK not to dilute its high animal welfare standards for future trade deals with the US. Jim Reynolds, a Professor of Large Animal Medicine and Welfare at Western University of...
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BVA

11th June 2019

Ahead of the 2019 Cage Free Egg China Summit in Shanghai, we investigate China’s transition to cage-free egg production. There is growing demand from Chinese consumers and companies for cage-free eggs. Public surveys show widespread support for a...
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The Poultry Site

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