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5th April 2019

Kerry McCarthy's Bill is calling for animal sentience (the fact that animals can feel pain and suffering) to be recognised in UK law before we leave the EU Kerry McCarthy MP has successfully presented a Ten Minute Rule Bill in Parliament to...
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WAP

30th March 2019

The HSA is holding a one-day seminar for the meat and livestock industry on Wednesday 9th October 2019 entitled Animal Welfare at Slaughter – Hot Topics 2019. The seminar will address a range of current issues which have the potential to impact on...
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HSA

29th March 2019

An American veterinarian, board-certified in both animal welfare and behaviour, has been announced as the recipient of this year’s World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Award for Companion Animal Welfare. Melissa Bain is a professor of...
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Veterinary Practice

29th March 2019

A new mobile app has been launched to help owners monitor the side effects of chemotherapy in their pets during treatment for cancer. The Mobile and User Interface Team in Computing Services Department (CSD) worked alongside Dr Riccardo Finotello,...
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University of Liverpool

28th March 2019

  Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, is making a final call for applications for 2019 from researchers seeking funding for research projects which positively impact dog welfare. The deadline is 12 April 2019. As well as...
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Veterinary Practice

28th March 2019

An inquiry has been launched thanks to the overwhelming response from the public. Now, we’re urging animal lovers and anyone affected by the use of fireworks to take action by submitting their views to the UK Parliamentary Petitions Committee.  The...
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RSPCA

27th March 2019

Horses and ponies that gain weight are more than twice as likely to develop laminitis than if they lose or maintain their weight, new research has found.  Carried out by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), the Animal Health Trust (AHT) and Rossdales...
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RVC

22nd March 2019

  The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has sent an open letter (104 KB PDF) to the producers of ITV reality TV series, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here voicing concerns around the welfare of animals used on the show. The flagged concerns...
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BVA

19th March 2019

The second edition of our Ghosts Beneath the Waves report shows which fishing companies are moving to protect marine animals – and why others must act now Ghost gear Ghost gear is lost, discarded or abandoned fishing gear – and it’s a deadly threat...
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WAP

14th March 2019

For the first time ever, fish welfare has been the subject of a debate during the Plenary session of the European Parliament – resulting in Commissioner Neven Mimica affirming that animal welfare has to be integrated into the long-term development...
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Eurogroup for Animals

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