(KC Press Release) The Kennel Club has pledged to continue lobbying for sensible amendments to the latest draft dog breeding regulations laid before the Welsh Government this week, in order to ensure any new regulations are a genuine and workable improvement on current measures.
Commenting on the draft Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2013, [...]
(BVA Release) The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has strongly welcomed the latest move by the Welsh Government to introduce new dog breeding legislation to enhance animal welfare and tackle puppy farming.
Commenting, BVA President Peter Jones said:
“We are delighted that the Welsh Government has put dog welfare back at the top of the agenda and is [...]
(Kennel Club Press Release) Best in Show winner, Jilly, a Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen whose pedigree name is Ch Soletrader Peek a Boo, and her owner Gavin Robertson, will begin their 130 mile charity walk next week (10 June) and have already raised £11,637.
They will be joined on Jilly’s Jolly Jaunt by previous Crufts champions; [...]
(Kennel Club Press Release) Following consultation with the Beagle breed health coordinator, on behalf of the breed clubs, the Kennel Club has recently approved a new official DNA testing scheme for neonatal cerebellar cortical degeneration (NCCD) in this breed.
This test is offered in the UK by the Animal Health Trust and further details can be [...]
One of the best known dogs of 2013, Crufts Best in Show winner Jilly, will be joined by celebrities and stars of the two and four legged variety as she and her owner, Gavin Robertson, undertake a 130 mile sponsored walk to raise money for charities, including Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.
And I’ll be [...]
(Cats Protection Press Release) Cats Protection has today launched a new national feature on their website that will make it much easier for prospective cat owners to browse, choose and adopt a suitable feline companion in their area.
The new ‘Find a Cat’ function on the charity’s homepage will allow people to view all the cats [...]
(KC Press Release) Bella, a two year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier due to be put down after the statutory seven day period at the council pound, was saved just in time by charity All Dogs Matter, based in East Finchley, North London.
When rescued from the pound, it quickly became evident that Bella was suffering from [...]
(BVA Release) The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has strongly welcomed the announcement that the use of wild animals in travelling circuses will soon be banned.
A draft Bill to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in England was published today (Tuesday). The proposals will come into effect on 1 December 2015.
Commenting, BVA President [...]