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17th June 2020

Increased animal testing, supply problems for veterinary medicine and animal food, border hold-ups and chlorinated chicken imports could accompany a no-deal Brexit. The UK’s leading animal welfare organisations are warning of the potential...
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The Dairy Site

16th June 2020

Continuing the ongoing and expanding partnership between the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and the Francis Crick Institute, Simon Priestnall, Professor of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology at the RVC, has contributed to a significant new piece of...
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RVC

15th June 2020

Yesterday (14th June), campaigners from across the globe united for the fifth annual Ban Live Exports: International Awareness Day. Demanding justice for calves Here in the UK, thousands took to Twitter to demand #JusticeForCalves and an end to...
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Ciwf

15th June 2020

by Emma Hinds Like many other people in lockdown, I have turned to Netflix for solace. One of the shows dominating public conversation lately is Tiger King. With murder, mayhem, and madness, it’s the ultimate binge show, but alongside meme-worthy...
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A-LAW

12th June 2020

Vets across the UK are calling on the retail and food service sector to give priority to British produce, even if future trade deals allow the import of foods produced to lower standards. Ian Cure, farm director at VetPartners, is contacting the UK...
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The Dairy Site

11th June 2020

Dogs Trust is issuing advice to dog lovers on how to avoid being scammed into buying puppies which may not be what they seem, following a rise in demand for dogs during lockdown. We are urging people to take the following steps to avoid being misled...
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Dogs Trust

11th June 2020

The videos were created to help students and practicing vets with how to best broach the subject of equine condition scoring A set of four videos covering the sensitive subject of equine weight management has been published. Created by World Horse...
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Veterinary Practice

11th June 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain will maintain its animal welfare standards after 2020 transition period. Reuters reports the PM Johnson said the UK will uphold its high animal welfare standards after the end of the transition period with...
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The Dairy Site

10th June 2020

Book Review: Lucy’s Law – The story of a little dog who changed the world, by Marc Abraham By Mina da Rui, LLM student In 21st century Great Britain, legal reasoning paths are slowly widening as human rights, environmental dysfunction, and animal...
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A-LAW

10th June 2020

A new report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) on small abattoirs published this week highlights the decline of licensed abattoirs in the UK since the 1930s and the subsequent impact on animal welfare.  The HSA was one...
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HSA

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