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30th October 2019

One of this year’s recipients of our Impact Award will be talking to her peers and colleagues about her pioneering public awareness project on equine colic at an upcoming Regional Question Time in Nottingham on 25 November 2019. Professor Sarah...
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University of Nottingham

30th October 2019

BEVA has developed a one-stop shop for horse vets to help them navigate welfare cases with confidence. Launched this month the practical Welfare Case Toolkit has been developed in conjunction with the RSPCA and includes a welfare workflow and quick...
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Veterinary Practice

28th October 2019

The government should ensure that all imported food meets the same high animal welfare and environmental standards in place on British farms, says a new report from the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists. The study found that just 16 percent...
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The Pig Site

28th October 2019

Telford based building and civil engineering contractors, McPhillips (Wellington) Limited, have been erecting the steel frame for the new building, which will serve students of the new Harper & Keele Veterinary School as well as those on...
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Veterinary Practice

25th October 2019

Action to improve the welfare of primates is a step closer today, following the launch of a call for evidence which will inform the case for banning these animals being kept as pets. Primates are a group of mammals which includes lemurs, monkeys and...
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GOV.UK

23rd October 2019

We've released a new report highlighting the stress fireworks cause to animals, to coincide with the start of bonfire season. We would like to see the public sale and use of fireworks further limited to being closer to four specific celebration and...
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RSPCA

22nd October 2019

The University of Bristol Veterinary School has been awarded full accreditation of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Bristol's Veterinary School is now one of only seven veterinary schools with AVMA accreditation in Europe. The ...
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University of Bristol

16th October 2019

New research has found a direct link between dogs who suffer from a common skin allergy that causes chronic itching and problem behaviour. In the paper, published in the journal Animals, experts from the University of Nottingham’s School of...
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University of Nottingham

16th October 2019

The first in the ‘Sentient Beings’ series is now available. Podcasts have exploded in popularity because they fit so easily into our daily routine and are great for a quick listen when you’re on the way to work or have some downtime at home.  If...
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WSAVA

14th October 2019

We have welcomed proposals set out in the Queen’s Speech that would see animal sentience finally being embedded in UK legislation. The Government has pledged that the principle will come into law as part of a package of measures on key animal health...
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BVA

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