13/09/2016

Webinar Series Fear and Anxiety in Canines

A survey of over 30,000 pet owners – the PDSA PAWS report  – found that 80% of dogs show signs of anxiety or fearfulness. There’s a significant opportunity for vets and vet nurses to improve the lives of these dogs. Our webinar series features three expert speakers, Lintbells Veterinary Director James Howie, Helena Tallack a […]

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30/06/2016

The best places to volunteer in Africa

Examples of ‘voluntourism’ (or responsible tourism) that really do have a positive impact on wildlife conservation.   Rehab course Lilongwe Wildlife Trust (LWT) was founded in 2007 and projects span a wide breadth of work, including wildlife rescue and rehabilitation, law enforcement, advocacy, research and conservation education. Located in a 200 hectare wilderness reserve, it […]

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12/04/2016

AWF Recognising abuse in animals and humans

Veterinary practices and animal welfare organisations must work together to raise awareness and create a national network of pet fostering services to help victims of domestic violence to escape their abusers, journalists were told at a press conference at the annual Congress of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association in Birmingham. Former BSAVA and BVA […]

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12/04/2016

Mind Matters Wellbeing Checklist

The Mind Matters initiative was set up by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in response to studies showing the suicide rate among veterinary surgeons is more than three times higher than that in the general population. It aims to reduce the numbers in the profession suffering from clinical depression by increasing knowledge about mental […]

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21/10/2015

Dog ID and the law – Infographic

As a dog owner, it’s a legal requirement to ensure your pet wears a collar which contains your information when in a public place. The easiest way to do this is to have your dog wear a personalised dog tag with the details engraved on it’s collar. Many owners aren’t fully aware as to the legal […]

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