Second Australian state to ban puppy and kitten farms

November 17, 2016 – Victoria will become the second state in Australia to pass legislation to stop puppy and kitten farms, and will introduce a central registry of domestic animal businesses. Australian Capital Territory (ACT) passed similar legislation in September 2015. last month, Victoria’s Government announced that a review of the amendments to the Domestic...
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31% of UK vets believe they have treated illegally imported puppies – report

December 18, 2017 – Close to one in three vets, or 31%, have seen puppies they believe to have been illegally imported from overseas in the last year, according to figures released by the British Veterinary Association (BVA). BVA’s ‘Voice of the Veterinary Profession’, which surveyed over 1,000 vets from across the UK, revealed that vets’...
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Vets and celebrities call for tougher welfare laws, as charity report highlights perils of buying a pet

December 1, 2016 – Vets and celerity pet owners, including Ben Fogle, George Michael, Joanna Lumley and the president of the British Veterinary Association Gudrun Ravetz, are calling for new laws to improve pet welfare, publish in an open letter to The Times this week, following the publication of a new report by Blue Cross...
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