• 30/08/2019
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    A bill to increase jail sentences for animal cruelty cases in the UK

    A bill to increase jail sentences for animal cruelty cases in the UK

    New legislation has been laid before British parliament on June 26, which could punish the worst animal abusers with tougher prison sentences. The Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill would increase maximum jail sentences for animal abusers to five years (from the current six months) which would make it one of the toughest punishments in Europe. If

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    • 30/08/2019
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    The 5th meeting of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare

    The 5th meeting of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare

    The 5thmeeting of the Animal Welfare Platform took place on June 18 in Brussels. It was the penultimate one for the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, who announced the extension of the Platform until June 2021. He advised that the animal welfare should be kept high on the next Commission’s agenda.

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    • 30/08/2019
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    In Ceuta, a case of rabies diagnosed in a puppy arrived from Morocco

    In Ceuta, a case of rabies diagnosed in a puppy arrived from Morocco

    Ceuta, the Spanish autonomous city on the north coast of Africa, has confirmed a case of rabies this June in a three-month-old puppy, which was illegally brought to a shelter from Morocco. The facilities, where the puppy was kept were closed and over 100 animals were quarantined and some killed. 36 people in relation to

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    • 30/08/2019
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    Didier-Noël Carlotti Award Laureate 2019

    Didier-Noël Carlotti Award Laureate 2019

    Assistant Professor Dr. Bogdan-Alexandru Vitalaru from Romania will be this year’s laureate of Didier-Noël Carlotti Award (DCA). DCA is named after a veterinary surgeon, who initiated FECAVA and was its first President. It is awarded annually to a FECAVA member, working in the field of companion animal veterinary medicine, who has provided an outstanding service

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