Animal Welfare

If you’re an animal lover you should avoid large eggs and always buy medium-sized… here’s why
Animal Welfare
If you’re an animal lover you should avoid large eggs and always buy medium-sized… here’s why
Earlier this year, the British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) started campaigning and urging consumers to stop buying large and extra-large eggs in favour of medium and mixed-size boxes. Representing some of the producers, the…
November 26, 2021 • 164 shares
Is it Humane to Keep Goldfish in a Bowl?
Animal Welfare
Is it Humane to Keep Goldfish in a Bowl?
A goldfish is one of those classic pets that everyone has probably had at one time or another. You may have fond memories of going to the pet shop and coming home with a plastic bag full of water and a new fish, ready to…
October 15, 2021 • 67 shares
Newsflash - Afghan Operation Ark is GO
Animal Welfare
Newsflash - Afghan Operation Ark is GO
With all the chaos following the US and Western withdrawal from Afghanistan, it's not really surprising that animal charities weren't foremost in the minds of the military and political planners. However, one rescue orga…
August 23, 2021 • 640 shares
Geronimo the alpaca: bTB or not bTB?
Animal Welfare
Geronimo the alpaca: bTB or not bTB?
You’ve probably heard in the news about Geronimo the alpaca, whose owner has recently lost a three year battle against an order to euthanase him due to positive tuberculosis tests. So we asked farm vet Cassandra Longhi-B…
August 16, 2021 • 95 shares
Scottish Fold Cats - cute or cruel?
Animal Welfare
Scottish Fold Cats - cute or cruel?
The Scottish Ear Fold Cat is, on the surface, one of the cutest cats out there! With their distinctive folded forward ears that give them owl-like features, these cats are undeniably loveable. You will no doubt recognise…
May 30, 2021
Tougher sentences introduced for cruelty to animals
Animal Welfare
Tougher sentences introduced for cruelty to animals
The maximum prison sentences for animal cruelty will increase from six months to five years, according to the new legislation given Royal assent on 29 April 2021. The Bill follows a public consultation in 2017, in which…
May 11, 2021
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