BVA welcomes Scottish Government review of exotic pet trade

(BVA Press Release) The British Veterinary Association (BVA), together with its Scottish Branch and the British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS), has welcomed the Scottish Government’s review of the exotic pet trade, announced by Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment. Following discussions with the animal welfare charity OneKind, Mr Lochhead is keen…

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Risks of Buying a Pet Online Exposed

(BVA Release) Animal charities launch Minimum Standards for UK websites with Defra backing A puppy offered in a ‘swap for a mobile phone’ and a ‘fighting dog with big teeth’ are just two examples of the worst online pet advertisements being highlighted today by the Pet Advertising Advisory Group (PAAG). The group is comprised of…

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