Vets disappointed at DEFRA climbdown on Circus Animals

(BVA Release) The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has reacted with disappointment at the Government’s decision to introduce a licensing regime rather than impose an outright ban on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. Defra Secretary of State Caroline Spelman announced today that a ban on circus animals could not be introduced in the…

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Congratulations to S.O.F.A. Group!!

As the very proud patron of Speaking Out for the Animals (S.O.F.A.) Group I’m delighted to inform you that they have just smashed the 10,000 signatures mark on their online petition to have compulsory microchipping made law in the UK. This would not only help with lost/stolen pet unification and relieve overflowing rescue shelters, but…

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Check Out SOFA’s New Website!

Norwich’s Thorpe House School-group Speaking Out For Animals (SOFA) – of which I am the proudest patron – have just launched their brand new funky website. The 100+ team of passionate animal-loving young students are campaigning for all dogs to be microchipped in the UK in order to greatly reduce the numbers of lost, stolen or…

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