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26th May 2020

An international study, which recruited owners of dogs diagnosed with epilepsy, has revealed various signs and changes in behaviours of dogs before a seizure. These findings are an important step in helping owners not only have advance warning of...
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RVC

26th May 2020

The results of two-year study designed to identify and strengthen best practices for animal welfare in aquaculture has been published by The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) today. The completion of the study signifies a milestone in a multi-phase...
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The Fish Site

26th May 2020

The fund provides support to projects around the world that are tackling the illegal wildlife trade. The UK government is committed to tackling the illegal wildlife trade. The Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund provides financial support to...
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GOV.UK

21st May 2020

Scientists from The Pirbright Institute are a step closer to developing a vital vaccine for African swine fever (ASF), a pig disease that the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has warned could kill a quarter of the world’s pigs, partly due...
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The Pig Site

21st May 2020

In response to growing demand for cage-free eggs, Indonesia-based training centre promises to provide Asian farmers with the training and tools to shift to sustainable, cage-free production while maintaining a competitive business advantage....
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The Poultry Site

21st May 2020

The amendment, which would have guaranteed that imports have to meet the UK’s high standards for animal welfare and food safety, was voted down by a narrow margin of 328 against versus 277 for on 14 May. Daniella Dos Santos, BVA President, said: “...
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BVA

20th May 2020

Dogs Trust is issuing advice to dog owners following concerns over a ticking time bomb of separation anxiety among dogs post lockdown when families return to their normal routine.   If your dog is used to being left alone, then try to make sure you...
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Dogs Trust

20th May 2020

NFU Scotland, Ulster Farmers Union, NFU Cymru and NFU UK welcome the proposed safeguards for UK agriculture as it leaves the EU. In response to the UK government’s Global Tariff announcement, the four UK farming unions said: “We are pleased the...
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The Dairy Site

18th May 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has raised additional and perhaps unforeseen ethically challenging situations (ECS) for those working in veterinary clinical settings. As part of her PhD study, Anne Fawcett is conducting a survey to determine the frequency,...
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18th May 2020

Advice for pet owners and livestock keepers on looking after the welfare of animals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This advice applies to England only. You must stay alert and should follow the current coronavirus guidance at all times...
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GOV.UK

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