10th August 2020
One in four people acquired their puppies before the advised age of eight weeks old, according to new findings from Dogs Trust's pioneering dog welfare study 'Generation Pup'. The 'cohort' study follows a generation of puppies over the course of...
University of Bristol
3rd August 2020
A new centre promoting animal welfare standards internationally is to be established in China, thanks to a University of Queensland-led project. The International Animal Welfare Standards Project, led by Professor Clive Phillips and Michelle...
The Dairy Site
3rd August 2020
The £100m Zoo Animals Fund, announced on 27 June, is now open for applications from zoos and aquariums. The £100m Zoo Animals Fund, announced on 27 June , is now open for applications. The new fund will provide funding for zoos and aquariums which...
29th July 2020
Yesterday's Agriculture Bill Committee debate in the House Lords once again failed to convince us that the UK's farm animal welfare standards will be protected as the Government starts to conclude trade agreements. The debate focused on proposals to...
28th July 2020
Our new bovine TB policy brings together veterinary expertise and applies new and emerging scientific evidence to set out a holistic roadmap for the control and eradication of this devastating disease We have set out a comprehensive approach to...
14th July 2020
Lockdown measures here in the UK have led many people to spend more time with their pets, at home. While the human benefits of having a companion animal have been well documented, recent research shows a gap in what we know about their needs. A lack...
University of Edinburgh
7th July 2020
Key legislation on track to become law in time to kickstart agricultural transition period next year Legislation that will transform British farming is back in the House of Lords for the next stage in its journey to becoming law today (7 July)....
6th July 2020
We're bracing ourselves for a surge in abandoned animals and fear the fallout from the Covid crisis could see more owners struggling to keep their pets. Typically, we see abandonment peak in the summer months. Between June and August 2019, 16,519...
3rd July 2020
Humane Society International/India and People for Animals welcome “major turning point” in campaign to end dog meat cruelty NEW DELHI—In a landmark decision, India’s Government of the state of Nagaland has ended the brutal dog meat trade. The...
Humane Society International
1st July 2020
Dr Irene Camerlink has been awarded the Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year 2020. Dr Irene Camerlink, Assistant Professor at the Department of Animal Behaviour, Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, has...
The Pig Site