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The sale of puppies without their mother present will be banned in a bid to end the “disturbing” trade of animals bred in puppy farms, Theresa May has announced.
The UK’s largest veterinary group is to release guidelines for its 500 practices offering advice on how to educate clients and protect themselves from the illegal puppy trade.The clinical board of Independent Vetcare (IVC) set up a working party in 2017 to study the pitfalls vets and their clients can fall into when they, often unwittingly, deal with illegal puppy breeders. It describes the resulting guidelines as a first for the UK profession.Read more
Survey finds a fifth of dog owners spend less than two weeks researching before buying a dog, while 1 in 5 people confess to buying a dog simply because it was a cute accessory.
EPRUMA recently presented ongoing activities to promote the responsible use of veterinary medicines at the European Parliament in BrusselsRead more