Council of Europe acts to put brakes on spread of amphibian fungal disease

(Animal Protection Agency Press Release) The Standing Committee of the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats has acted to help reduce the spread of a new deadly fungal disease capable of wiping out salamander and newt populations. At its annual meeting at the Palace of Europe in Strasbourg, France last…

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Quarter of a Million Dogs Reunited with Owners thanks to Microchip‏

(Kennel Club Press Release) Lost and found dogs travelled to Westminster to support compulsory microchipping being introduced next year as new figures show almost a quarter of a million dogs have been reunited with their owners* thanks to their microchip and Petlog – the UK’s largest database for microchipped pets. The reunited dogs and their…

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Kennel Club Responds to Pet Travel Changes

(Kennel Club Press Release) The Kennel Club, the largest organisation dedicated to dog welfare in the UK, has welcomed the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) proposed changes to the EU Pet Travel Scheme, but remains concerned about their long term effectiveness. Under the proposals, the principle elements of the pet travel scheme…

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