Monthly Archives: May 2014

Thought-provoking CPD on AWF YouTube channel

30 May 2014

The Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) has released video recordings of the thought-provoking sessions at its Discussion Forum earlier this month including the delicate issue of dealing with animal hoarding clients.

Other highlights from the day include developing the horse passport system to improve welfare, and animal welfare problems caused by a legislative muddle.

Recorded by...

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BVA poses questions on independence at BVA Scottish Dinner

14 May 2014

BVA President Robin Hargreaves posed questions about the future of the veterinary profession in an independent Scotland at the British Veterinary Association's annual Scottish dinner hosted by John Scott MSP in the Scottish Parliament.

In a keynote speech Mr Hargreaves promoted the BVA's campaign to end non-stun slaughter, raised questions about veterinary surveillance, and...

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Overhaul of failed dog legislation should go further, says BVA

13 May 2014

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) today welcomed new dog control laws but warned that more work is needed to make the failed legislation effective.

Changes to the Dangerous Dogs Act (1991) which come into force today as part of the Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 extend the law to cover incidents on...

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