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Trade deals and animal welfare - what's the problem?
Animal Welfare
Trade deals and animal welfare - what's the problem?
There has been considerable news coverage recently of the trade deals that the UK is starting to roll out following Brexit. And of the changes that these will mean for British consumers and producers. This is exemplified…
June 28, 2022 • 1 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 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
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