Girl Power comes to Britain to receive top conservation award

Mambas fence check

Representatives of the unique all-female anti-poaching unit, the Black Mambas, are visiting the UK for the first time later this month (February) to receive Helping Rhinos ‘Innovation in Conservation’ Award. The two paramilitary-trained women will also give talks at London Zoo and Port Lympne Reserve and explain about their crucial role in combatting poachers who […]

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‘Inside Twycross Zoo’ video series

Ever wondered what it’s like to work as a vet at one of the UK’s biggest zoos? Interested in wildlife, conservation, animals and veterinary science? Twycross Zoo is releasing a six-part series of behind-the-scenes videos on its website, inviting audiences to view some of the 500 animals in its care, and the people that keep […]

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Oral Health Centre Launches in London– room for similar initiatives in veterinary?

A brand new oral health and dental hygiene centre is set to open in London, seeking to offer the highest standard of dentistry services to patients young and old. Oris Oral Health Centre is the first franchise in London to be opened by a dental hygienist, and will not only offer cosmetic and restorative dentistry, […]

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British-led charity strikes agreement to end cruel bear bile farming in Vietnam

The animal welfare charity Animals Asia – led by its British founder Dr Jill Robinson MBE – has received an agreement from the Vietnamese Traditional Medicine Association to stop all use of bear bile by 2020. The historic agreement paves the way to end bear bile farming in Vietnam which, at one point, saw 4,300 […]

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Donkey Milk Farming Research is now Under Way

The Donkey Sanctuary has begun a collaboration with a team led by Dr Michela Minero at the University of Milan to research donkey milk farming protocols.  The study aims look at ways to improve the lives of dairy donkeys by driving consumer demand for kinder and more responsible farming practices. Donkey milk farming is a […]

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