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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 • 2 comments
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 • 430 shares • 2 comments
StreetVet - Supporting the Homeless & their Pets
Animal Welfare
StreetVet - Supporting the Homeless & their Pets
As we move closer to Christmas, we start to look forward to spending more time with friends and family. Even in a year as difficult as 2020 has been for many, the festive season is an opportunity to indulge and recharge.
December 9, 2020 • 10 shares • 2 comments
Painting animals: fun or cruelty?
Controversial topics
Painting animals: fun or cruelty?
For years, a minority of pet owners have courted controversy by electing to dye their pet’s fur, paint their nails, or dress them in outfits or accessories. Now there’s a new craze sweeping the country, the pony painting…
November 4, 2020 • 117 shares
Will the new Agriculture law hurt animal welfare post-Brexit?
Farm animal
Will the new Agriculture law hurt animal welfare post-Brexit?
Yesterday - 12th October 2020 - MPs in the UK voted to approve the new Agriculture Bill. This law will set out the framework for a wide range of matters related to British agriculture as the UK leaves the European Union…
October 12, 2020 • 22 shares
What do I need to consider when I dress up my dog for Halloween?
News and Comment
What do I need to consider when I dress up my dog for Halloween?
Welcome (with a sinister witches laugh) to a controversial discussion that divides even the veterinary world. Brexit, my friends, is nothing compared to this! Within an hour of my bosses sending this possible blog topic…
October 28, 2019 • 34 shares
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