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15th January 2019

New research by the University of Bristol in collaboration with Medical Detection Dogs has found that the best trained alert dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 diabetes.       As reported in ...
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Bristol Vet School

14th January 2019

Who gives a cluck about chicken welfare? These fast food giants surely don’t. Our international rating system shows you just how badly they’re failing. Despite making billions from chickens, these companies need to do much more to give them better...
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WAP

10th January 2019

We are delighted by the progressive announcement made by the Scottish Government and welcome the news that the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2006 will be updated. We have been calling for the legislation to be strengthened to reflect the latest...
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Dogs Trust

10th January 2019

  We are delighted to announce that naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham has joined us as a Patron. The popular TV presenter, conservationist and photographer has been a wildlife enthusiast since he was a small boy. Chris has become a well-known...
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Ciwf

10th January 2019

The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) – caring beyond the farm gate It’s hard to believe today but, when the HSA was founded in 1911, there were no laws protecting animal welfare at slaughter. In 1928 there were over 20,000 private slaughterhouses...
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HSA

9th January 2019

BVA has welcomed the announcement that Scottish legislation is to be brought forward to make CCTV mandatory in all areas of abattoirs where live animals are present. In a statement made to the Scottish Parliament, Rural Affairs Minister Mairi...
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BVA

8th January 2019

BVA has responded as new legislation banning the slaughter of animals without prior stunning comes into effect in parts of Belgium. The ban in the Flanders region of the country was put in place on New Year’s Day, following on from legislation that...
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BVA

6th January 2019

Over 750 animals were helped by our team over the festive period with workers answering 15,723 calls - a 36 percent increase on last year. While many families enjoyed roast dinners, board games and festive films this Christmas period,  our officers...
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RSPCA

4th January 2019

Guidelines have been produced to ensure the best in dog welfare, to assist professional dog walkers and to better inform owners, as 31 per cent admit they rely on dog walkers. A group of leading animal welfare organisations have joined forces with...
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RSPCA

3rd January 2019

Michael Gove: British farmers can take advantage of the opportunities provided by Brexit and continue to export great British produce Introduction - History tells us science is the future One of my favourite Radio Four programmes, second only to...
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GOV.UK

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