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How do I know if a rabbit is in pain?
Animal Welfare
How do I know if a rabbit is in pain?
Rabbits are becoming an increasingly popular pet in the UK, and it is important that owners are fully aware of all of their needs, from diet, to housing. It is very likely that at various points in their lifetime, a rabb…
April 26, 2022 • 35 shares
Poor journalism by BBC over vegan pet food
Animal Welfare
Poor journalism by BBC over vegan pet food
Article supported by veterinary professionals Cat Henstridge MRCVS, Susie Samuel MRCVS, Francisco Gomez MRCVS, Kathryn Carmichael MRCVS, Robyn Lowe DipAVN, Lennon Foo MRCVS, Sandra Sheils MRCVS, Jane Anderson RVN, Christ…
April 14, 2022 • 2665 shares • 12 comments
Your dog's limping? That means he's in pain.
Animal Welfare
Your dog's limping? That means he's in pain.
Limping and stiffness can be caused by several different conditions. The most common being acute injuries and skeletal issues like osteoarthritis (OA). As many as 80% of dogs over 8 years old have OA in one or more joint…
April 12, 2022 • 737 shares
Is chemotherapy cruel in cats?
Animal Welfare
Is chemotherapy cruel in cats?
Cancer affects animals as well as people, but sometimes treatment options are available which can help. Depending on the type of cancer your cat is suffering from, they may be able to receive chemotherapy. If this is som…
April 7, 2022 • 34 shares
Bulldog owners efforts to improve the welfare of their pets undermined by Crufts judging
Animal Welfare
Bulldog owners efforts to improve the welfare of their pets undermined by Crufts judging
Crufts attracts over 20,000 competitors alongside hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. This year's Best in Show was a lovable Flat Coated Retriever called Baxer; who beat six other finalists to claim the show’s t…
March 15, 2022 • 672 shares
Why do so many sheep limp?
Animal Welfare
Why do so many sheep limp?
Exploring the countryside, walking near fields of livestock happily munching on lush grass without an (apparent) care in the world is a very enjoyable hobby. Public footpaths and bridleways offer beautiful scenery and la…
March 4, 2022 • 85 shares
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