A new ‘On the pulse’ session will be introduced at this year’s Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) Discussion Forum, building on the annual event’s usual discussion and debate on key areas of animal welfare.
Students in the UK will be investigating lameness in dairy cattle and public perceptions of welfare in the poultry industry.
AWF trustee Graham Duncanson is nearing the end of his journey across continents. He’s just entered South Africa and is enjoying cycling with the sun on his back. On his way to Cape Town he’ll attend the South African Equine Veterinary Congress at Skukusa in Kruger National Park . Then it’s on to Durban where he’ll be linking up with Tom Hume of Norfolk's Westover Vets who contributed over £1600 to the fundraising initiative.
The team behind the hilarious Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have launched a new competition to find the funniest photos of pets from across the globe. The Comedy Pet Photography Awards are calling on pet-lovers the world over to enter snaps of their comical pets to be in the running to win a £2,000 cash prize.
Through AWF’s Norman Hayward Fund, grant recipients are able to undertake high quality veterinary research projects into the disease and welfare of horses, cattle and sheep and how these can be improved. This year’s selected projects run from one year to three, each receiving a different grant amount depending on the project length.
For a full job description and application form, please visit our trustee vacancy page.
This is an opportunity for any member of the practice to learn more about the links between domestic abuse and non-accidental injury to animals. More details will follow soon. In the meantime, you can register your interest by contacting us.
We'll be discussing these topics:
Is modern life incompatible with pet ownership? With particular focus on dogs and cats.