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16th December 2019

Lack of owner knowledge on how to feed has been judged to be the major cause A recent survey* of UK veterinary professionals, carried out by Supreme Petfoods, found that they believe that less than 40 percent of all rabbits and guinea pigs are being...
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Veterinary Practice

16th December 2019

The outline programme for the 28th National Equine Forum has been confirmed. This annual event will be held in London on 5th March 2020 and will cover a breadth of important global and national topics related to the equine sector. A key element of...
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BEVA

13th December 2019

The new course equates to 50 CPD hours and is delivered entirely online to give busy vet nurses the flexibility to fit their studies around their job The BSAVA has added a behaviour course to its popular Veterinary Nurse Merit Awards (VNMA), in...
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Veterinary Practice

11th December 2019

A ban on the international commercial trade of Asian small-clawed and smooth-coated otters, Indian Star tortoises and many other animals came into effect on November 26 Every day, thousands of wild animals are poached, bred or farmed and sold into...
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World Animal Protection

6th December 2019

High standards in animal welfare should extend to hens at the end of their laying careers just as much as to younger birds. The poultry-housing experts of ZTHZ in Switzerland offer advice on responsible depopulation in both caged and cage-free...
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The Poultry Site

2nd December 2019

Dr Alison Gray, from the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVMS) at the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious international award, recognising her commitment to replacing animal use in antibody production. Dr Gray, who also founded the non-...
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University of Nottingham

29th November 2019

The Director of Research and Development for Canada with Topigs Norsvin Canada says selecting pigs for breeding that interact well together is helping improve animal welfare and the economics of pork production. About a year ago Topigs Norsvin added...
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The Pig Site

28th November 2019

National pet charity, Blue Cross has launched a report examining the devastating impact poverty, mental health problems and loneliness has on society and how pet ownership is the beneficial link in the chain for so many people. Experts on pet...
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Veterinary Practice

28th November 2019

When not done properly, taking selfies with wild animals can be cruel. Many people aren’t aware of the suffering their selfies can cause, so we’re supporting the Costa Rica government’s campaign to encourage responsible tourism. Costa Rica is home...
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World Animal Protection

28th November 2019

Following the announcement that a national review of Australia’s poultry standards will be further delayed, World Animal Protection has released new consumer research on caged eggs versus free-range eggs, showing a majority of shoppers are still...
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The Poultry Site

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