Monthly Archives: September 2018

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Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation & CEN Party Conference reception, October 2018

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation and Conservative Environment Network will hold a second joint reception' Brexit: Opportunities for Animal Welfare and the Environment' together at the Party Conference on the 1 October at the Hyatt Hotel hosted By Zac Goldsmith MP. Compassion in World farming are sponsoring the fringe event. Speakers include Farming Minister George Eustice [...]

The People’s Walk for Wildlife, 22 September

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation joined the Peoples Walk For Wildlife on 22 September. It rained heavily and there were many umbrellas, yet 10,000 people  turned up and walked through London listening to bird song playing from their mobile phones, led by Chris Packham. The walk comes at a time when our environmental laws, funding and [...]

“Pet labelling is required and needs to be entirely independently and objectively formulated”

This article  By Clifford Warwick was first published in Veterinary Practice on 11 September: https://veterinary-practice.com/article/pet-labelling-is-required-and-needs-to-be-entirely-independently-and-objectively-formulated   The term “exotic” can mean several things. Setting aside “unusual” or “strange”, exotic might be interpreted as something that isn’t where it should be. For most, if not all, exotic pets (ie pet wildlife), that pretty much sums things up. [...]

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation calls for an end to the badger culls

  Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation calls for an end to the badger culls especially during the extremely hot weather heatwave which has raised whole new animal welfare issues. Prior to being shot, badgers are being lured into cages and left for up to twelve hours with no food, water or shade. Henry Smith MP, [...]

Landmark Agriculture Bill to deliver a Green Brexit, 12 September 2018

Landmark Agriculture Bill to deliver a Green Brexit Michael Gove sets out major post-Brexit policy to invest in the environment and take back control for farmers after almost 50 years under EU rules Published 12 September 2018 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, Rural Payments Agency, Environment Agency, Natural England, Animal and [...]

P&O Ferries stop transporting calves following BBC investigation- 11 September 2018

P&O stops transporting calves following BBC investigation- BBC Scotland, 11 September 2018                       Three-week-old calves are being transported to Europe.( BBC news article ) A ferry operator has said that it will stop carrying calves to Europe after animal welfare concerns were raised by [...]

Cruel electric shock collars for pets to be banned, 27 August 2018

Cruel electric shock collars for pets to be banneElectronic training collars for dogs and cats to be banned under new legislation.         Published 27 August 2018 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP Shock collars to be banned Cruel electronic training collars which [...]

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