Comic Relief has apologised for the use of a French bulldog called Albert on one of its T-shirts for 2017’s Red Nose Day.5 mins
International Cat Care, the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund and the RSPCA have come together to raise awareness that breeding cats and rabbits with exaggerated flat faces can cause health and welfare problems.
Foundation adds four new board members from the UK, Europe, Asia and the US as it prepares to increase the activity and geographical spread of its initiatives.
The Hybrid Breeders Association is for “hobby” breeders of all dogs deliberately cross-bred from health-tested lines and covers popular breeds – such as poodle-crosses – often targeted by puppy farmers for profit.
The presence of lipaemia can indicate the presence of certain diseases, but it can also make interpretation of biochemistry particularly difficult. Gerardo Poli offers some advice on how to deal with lipaemic samples.
The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee seeks to highlight any challenges or opportunities the Government will face in maintaining welfare standards post-Brexit.