MPs to Debate Puppy Farming Petition in Parliament on 4th Sept

PupAid, the anti-puppy farming campaign started by TV Vet Marc Abraham, are calling on all animal lovers to contact their MP to support the debate on the sale of puppies and kittens in pet shops. Taking place in the Main Chamber of the House of Commons on Thursday September 4th this debate will be the…

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Better regulation of dog breeding needed in England, vets tell Committee

Veterinary associations have told an influential committee of MPs that the Dog Advisory Council should be made into a regulatory body and that legislation on dog breeding must be updated to ensure the future health and welfare of dogs and puppies. The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) appeared before…

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End in sight for Wild Animals in Circuses

(BVA Release) The Government announced today that it will introduce primary legislation to ban travelling circuses from using performing wild animals. In the meantime, owners of travelling circuses will be required to meet tough new licensing standards, following the publication of the Government’s consultation on a circus licensing scheme. Commenting BVA President, Carl Padgett, said:…

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