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Resist the pester power, vets urge parents as ‘unhelpful’ pug film hits screens

Vets fear that parents may soon be fielding more requests for pet pugs as Disney’s latest film, featuring flat-faced ‘hero’ Patrick hits screens.


Microchipping extension will protect horses as well as the UK food chain

Defra has today announced that the microchipping requirement will be extended to include horses, ponies and donkeys born before 1 July 2009. The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the move as an important step forward for horse welfare and the integrity of the UK food chain.


Vets raise concerns over poultry welfare due to CO2 shortages

Vets are calling on major gas suppliers to prioritise CO2 supplies to slaughterhouses to maintain animal welfare standards.


BVA welcomes Cabinet Secretary’s statement on improving pet welfare in Wales

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has responded to a range of new measures announced yesterday (19 June) to further improve pet welfare standards in Wales.


BVA asks Michael Gove to correct EU vet snub

BVA has criticised Michael Gove’s false assertion that EU-qualified vets working in public-health critical roles in the UK are not as qualified as British vets


Animal welfare charity marks 35 years with exceptional day of thought-provoking debates

Over 200 delegates from the veterinary, animal welfare and academic fields gathered for a day of inspiring discussions at the AWF Discussion Forum in London

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