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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

9th June 2020

As some return to work, we're issuing advice to dog owners to help their pets adjust to the change...  For many of us, life has changed significantly during the Covid-19 lockdown - and it's also changed for our dogs. When the restrictions are lifted...
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RSPCA

8th June 2020

Research conducted by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) into the administration of canine blood to cats is being used as part of a brand-new webinar series by the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA). The webinar, which will be aired...
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RVC

8th June 2020

We're supporting calls for tougher sentences of up to five years in jail for the worst animal abusers to be made law by Autumn. We deal with some of the worst cases of neglect and cruelty and have long campaigned for tougher sentences for animal...
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RSPCA

7th June 2020

APGAW has released a report following an inquiry looking into the provision of abattoirs after concerns were raised that large numbers of small abattoirs had closed taking away options for slaughter for small scale farmers and forcing them to use...
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APGAW

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