World Rabies Day: FOUR PAWS warns against buying illegal puppies

(FOUR PAWS Press Release) Monday 28th September is World Rabies Day and animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS UK is using it as an opportunity to warn of the potential risks posed by the illegal puppy trade. The UK has been free of rabies since 1922, so risk levels are currently low. However, in Eastern Europe,…

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Rabies Confirmed in Netherlands: BVA Comment

(BVA Release) Commenting on reports that rabies has been confirmed in the Netherlands in two puppies from Bulgaria, British Veterinary Association President Robin Hargreaves said: “This is deeply worrying news and far too close for comfort. It must be a wake-up call to UK authorities to ensure that enforcement of pet movements into the UK…

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