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20th November 2018

A new study has found that the high concentration of ammonia in dogs with liver disease causes increased levels of inflammation. Medicine clinicians from The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Science and The Roslin Institute have found that liver...
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University of Edinburgh

19th November 2018

CAPE TOWN—The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee of the Environment issued a report last week following its “Colloquium on Captive Lion Breeding for Hunting in South Africa: Harming or Promoting the Conservation Image of the Country” held on 21 and...
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Humane Society International

16th November 2018

New website launched to help British public buy a healthy pet. 1,000 new adverts for pets appear online every day in the UK 37% of people admit to doing no research before purchase Over 10% of people reported their pet became unwell after purchase,...
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PDSA

15th November 2018

The revised Code of Practice for the Welfare of Dogs became law in Wales this week. Some of BSAVA’s Welsh Region members actively participate in The Animal Welfare Network Wales (AWNW) and, along with BSAVA Policy and Officers, provided valuable...
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BSAVA

14th November 2018

BRUSSELS — A new report published by the European Court of Auditors highlights the failings of EU Member States to properly implement EU animal welfare legislation and guidelines issued by the European Commission. While the ECA report acknowledges...
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Humane Society International

13th November 2018

A review of the government’s 25 Year Bovine TB (bTB) Strategy, led by Sir Charles Godfray, has been published today (Tuesday 13 November). The report, which was commissioned by Environment Secretary Michael Gove in February, aims to inform future...
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Gov.UK

13th November 2018

BVA has responded to the review of the Government’s 25 year Bovine TB Strategy. The review, which was commissioned by Environment Secretary Michael Gove and led by population biologist Sir Charles Godfray, aims to inform future strategies around...
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BVA

9th November 2018

An innovative new report advocating the need for a more co-ordinated effort from sheep scab infected farms could bring Wales one step closer to controlling the disease. Sheep scab is caused by mites living in the fleece of sheep and feeding on the...
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RVC

9th November 2018

Male Irish red setters, boxers, bulldogs, bull mastiffs and fox terriers are more likely to develop urinary incontinence than the males of other dog breeds, according to new research. Furthermore, purebred male dogs generally are 1.45 times more...
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RVC

8th November 2018

A framework to help local authorities in England carry out controls under animal health and welfare legislation. This framework provides local authorities with a set of principles to consider when meeting their obligations under animal health and...
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Gov.UK

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