• 31/08/2019
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    Romanian Prison Dogs Program

    Romanian Prison Dogs Program

    A multidisciplinary approach to animal welfare and inmate rehabilitation   The idea of rehabilitating inmates through human-animal interaction programs is not new; but given the situation in Romanian penitentiaries and animal welfare in Romania, this kind of project was almost unthinkable in the spring of 2016 when it all started. Though there had been some

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    • 30/08/2019
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    Ten years of Companion Animal Welfare in Serbia

    Ten years of Companion Animal Welfare in Serbia

    In 2009, the Law of Animal Welfare in Serbia was established. I deliberately say “established” instead of “implemented”, because now in 2019, even after ten years, we are still waiting for this law to fully come to life. According to many experts, the Law of Animal Welfare is one of the best in the Balkans

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    • 30/08/2019
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    USAVA congress – impressions of animal welfare

    USAVA congress – impressions of animal welfare

    A few months ago I came across information about a large number of stray and abandoned animals in Ukraine and this triggered some questions about animal welfare and shelter medicine. USAVA congress was an ideal place to talk to colleagues and the perfect opportunity to negotiate guidelines for veterinarians. Discussed topics included: welfare, vaccination protocols,

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    • 30/08/2019
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    Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumour

    Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumour

    During our first castration and neutering project in the Balkans, we treated a female dog with a vaginal tumour. Apart from the tumour, she also had a heavy vaginal discharge, but was otherwise in a relatively good condition. At the time, we had no idea what we were dealing with. Our projects in the Balkans

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