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7th June 2019

On World Oceans Day (8th June) we are reflecting on the incredible journey we have had in our fight against ghost gear - lost, discarded or abandoned plastic fishing gear. Ghost gear is one of the biggest threats to marine animals, trapping,...
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WAP

4th June 2019

MPs will continue to debate the Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill in the House of Commons on Tuesday 4 June 2019. Commons remaining stages (report stage and third reading) Both the report stage and third reading of the Bill will take place on...
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parliament.uk

3rd June 2019

  Dental disease is the most common health issue facing pet greyhounds, according to the largest ever study of greyhounds treated in first opinion veterinary clinics. The research, led by the Royal Veterinary College's (RVC) VetCompassTM programme...
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University of Bristol

31st May 2019

Estimated as the third most popular pet in the UK, rabbits’ needs are still grossly misunderstood. Sometimes referred to as the ‘forgotten pet’, a recent survey of vets in the UK shows that 73 per cent had seen pet rabbits who were not having all of...
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BVA

31st May 2019

On Rabbit Awareness Week we're highlighting the plight of the UK's third most popular (and widely misunderstood) pet -  the rabbit. Our dedicated team have helped rescue more than 11,000 rabbits over the last three years. Many of these rabbits were...
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RSPCA

28th May 2019

In response to the rapid changes in the veterinary environment, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has launched a vision for effective teamwork between vets and allied professionals with the aim of improving animal health, animal welfare and...
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BVA

28th May 2019

Evidence-based comparison of the welfare impact of major conditions in dogs could better inform disorder priorities for improved welfare in UK dogs. The research, carried out by the Royal Veterinary College’s (RVC) VetCompass™ programme,...
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RVC

24th May 2019

Important new clues about how a common parasite found in cat faeces invades the human brain have been revealed by a team of scientists, using cutting-edge infrared microspectroscopy analysis. Up to a third of the world’s population is infected with...
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University of Nottingham

21st May 2019

Bristol Veterinary School (BVS) is going through a period of exciting change, driven by the implementation of a new Research Strategy and the development of unique, state-of-the-art research facilities. wo new overarching research themes –...
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University of Bristol

20th May 2019

Does your cat live indoors? Researchers from the University of Bristol Vet School want to hear from indoor cat owners for a new study looking at cats' mobility levels using cat activity monitors. The researchers want to study the effect of joint...
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University of Bristol

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