animal welfare

Why are people turning to home grown meat?
Animal Welfare
Why are people turning to home grown meat?
A traditional Sunday roast, a lazy summer BBQ or just a good old fry-up; for many people, meat is a big part of their diet. In recent years, more emphasis has been placed on knowing the origins of the meat we eat. For mo…
December 23, 2021 • 24 shares
Why pets don’t make good presents
Animal Welfare
Why pets don’t make good presents
Surprising someone with an adorable kitten inside a basket full of ribbons or asking them to close their eyes and placing a ball of fur in their hands sounds like the best present for this Christmas! How surprising would…
December 20, 2021 • 43 shares
Compulsory Microchipping for Cats part of Government Action Plan for Animal Welfare
News and Comment
Compulsory Microchipping for Cats part of Government Action Plan for Animal Welfare
The UK Government has introduced a wide-ranging Action Plan for Animal Welfare. For pet owners, this includes making microchips for cats a legal requirement. So, what does this mean for you? It is estimated that around 2…
May 13, 2021 • 35 shares
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
Why ear cropping of dogs must end
Animal Welfare
Why ear cropping of dogs must end
A petition launched by leading veterinary and welfare bodies asking the government to take urgent legislative action to #cutthecrop and end ear cropping in dogs, has recently reached 100,000 signatures. So, what is ear c…
April 25, 2021 • 39 shares
Why Do Dairy Farmers Kill Male Calves?
Animal Welfare
Why Do Dairy Farmers Kill Male Calves?
Our desire to know where our food is coming from, as well as our strong love of animal rights, has resulted in the UK farming industry coming under increased scrutiny in recent years. Many practices that have been common…
January 22, 2021 • 395 shares • 2 comments
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