(WSPA Release) The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) marks World Rabies Day (Wed 28 Sept), with the launch of a global campaign to protect communities from both cruelty and rabies.
Annually, more than 55,000 people around the world die from rabies and up to 20 million dogs are needlessly and cruelly killed, often [...]
(BVA Release) September 28, 2011 marks the fifth World Rabies Day. This annual campaign, led by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, brings the world together to raise awareness and understanding about the importance of rabies prevention.
Rabies remains one of the most serious viral zoonoses presently encountered worldwide. Despite being 100 per cent preventable, it [...]
(BVA/Kennel Club news release) The British Veterinary Association/Kennel Club Canine Health Schemes (CHS) management committee has given the go-ahead for a new Scheme to screen dogs, particularly potential breeding stock, for chiari-like malformation and syringomyelia (CM/SM) to start in January 2012.
Chiari-like malformation (CM) is characterised by a mismatch in size between the brain (too big) [...]
[ September 18, 2011; 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. ] Dozens of celebrities from soaps, film and reality TV shows will gather once again for Brighton’s annual PUP AID Puppy Farming Awareness Day on Sunday September 18th at the beautiful Stanmer House.
Well-known personalities including EastEnders’ Patsy Palmer, Harry Potter’s Mark Williams, as well as Meg Mathews, Hayley Tammoden (pictured) and Peter Egan will become fun [...]
(BVA release) The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has renewed its call for compulsory microchipping of all dogs in response to two major reports on dogs today.
Dogs Trust revealed the number of stray dogs in the UK has reached an eleven year high with over 126, 176 dogs picked up by local authorities in the last [...]
[ September 18, 2011; ] I have great pleasure in announcing that PUP AID 2011 will take place once again at the beautiful setting of Stanmer House (pictured) near Brighton, Sussex on Sunday 18th September 2011.
This very special day will once again give you, the dog-loving public, the golden opportunity to help raise awareness about the UK’s cruel puppy farming [...]