animal welfare

WSAVA speaks out against dog and cat meat trade

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The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has strongly expressed its opposition to the dog and cat meat trade in a new position statement. Prepared by members of its Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee (AWWC), the Position Statement recognises cultural variance […]

Unscrambling the facts of Australian egg farming

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Voiceless, the animal protection institute, last month launched its latest in-depth report, ‘Unscrambled: The hidden truth of hen welfare in the Australian egg industry’, in an effort to bring much-needed attention to the welfare of millions of hens and their […]

Australia’s hidden animal welfare crisis

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Across Australia, there are animals that are stressed, starving, homeless and suffering from disease—a tragic state of affairs that’s largely due to human actions. At this week’s Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference at Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre—which ends this […]

Jurox helps vets understand analgesia

This article is sponsored content brought to you by Jurox. Poorly controlled pain causes prolonged healing and hospitalisation times, increased patient anxiety and can precipitate the development of chronic pain. Effective analgesia is increasingly seen as vital not only for […]

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