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4th October 2019

A new Global Animal Welfare Assurance initiative to improve the lives of farmed animals launches today [4 Oct] on World Animal Day. Led by the University of Bristol, it aims to share knowledge and best practice with farmers and food businesses to...
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University of Bristol

1st October 2019

Organised by Quadam Veterinary and taught by Valerie Jonckheer-Sheehy MVB MRCVS MSc LAS Dip. ECAWBM (BM) Dip. ECAWBM (AWSEL) The course is designed to give the veterinarian in the field the tools required to diagnose and treat basic horse behaviour...
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1st October 2019

Last night’s BBC Wales Investigates’ report, ‘Inside the UK’s Puppy Farm Capital’ (BBC Wales, 30 September), showcased the scale and impact of the puppy farming trade in Wales. It confronted the breeders as well as the vets and inspectors tasked...
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BVA

30th September 2019

  We've been working hard for many years to make real changes for animal welfare. New government announcements have been made that we're welcoming as positive steps in the right direction. The four key legislations announcements are: A consultation...
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RSPCA

30th September 2019

University of Liverpool professor Alex German and veterinary nurse Josephine Oakden will be debating ways to understand and tackle the pet obesity crisis in a BVNA Congress Fringe session chaired by the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) on 12 October...
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BVA

28th September 2019

Transporting animals on long journeys for slaughter could be banned, under animal welfare plans unveiled by the Conservative party. Under the move, livestock would have to be sent to the closest abattoir - effectively banning most live exports. It...
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BBC

24th September 2019

Dog welfare campaigns that tell people to be “responsible owners” don’t help to promote behaviour change, a new University of Liverpool report suggests. Dog owners interviewed for a study published in Anthrozoös all considered themselves to be...
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University of Liverpool

23rd September 2019

A conference hosted by the Scottish SPCA and the University of Edinburgh has cast a light on the link between animal cruelty and human violence The event brought together over 150 professionals who work with young people and animals, mental health...
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Veterinary Practice

21st September 2019

A new survey exploring dog owners’ understanding of lungworm has found that there are still significant knowledge gaps around the parasite While half (52 percent) of dog owners are aware of lungworm, 39 percent admitted they don’t know exactly what...
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Veterinary Practice

20th September 2019

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling for no-deal Brexit to be taken off the negotiating table following detailed analysis of the potential impact on animal health and welfare. The new position, agreed at BVA Council on Thursday 19...
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BVA

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