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How PupAid is changing attitudes to pet selling
Marc Abraham
Marc at No. 10 Downing Street as he hands in PupAid's e-petition, which received over 110,000 signatures.

Marc Abraham: the latest updates on the fight against puppy farming

“We are starting to change the landscape of pet vending,” says Marc Abraham, the vet behind a hugely popular PupAid campaign to ban the sale of puppies and kittens without their mothers being present. Six months on from a House of Commons debate on puppy farming, the fruits of Marc's labour are clear to see...

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Rabbit Awareness Week set to return this summer

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 Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) is returning this summer, running from 24-28 June 2024. The theme for this year will be 'Healthy Diet, Happy Bunnies'.

The focus on rabbits' diet comes after the most recent PDSA Animal Wellbeing (PAW) Report report revealed that 42 per cent of veterinary professionals identified inappropriate diet as one of the five most important rabbit welfare issues that need to be address.

The campaign will include veterinary blogs, videos, and digital waiting room resources. Practices can sign up to receive updates about RAW. 

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CVS Group hit by cyber attack

CVS Group, which owns more than 450 veterinary practices in the UK, has been hit by a cyber attack.

In a statement, the group said the incident involved unauthorised external access to a limited number of its IT systems. As soon as the attack was discovered, the group took its IT systems temporarily offline, causing 'considerable operational disruption'.

It has warned that the security steps taken and ongoing plans to move its operational systems and IT infrastructure to the Cloud are likely to have an ongoing impact over a number of weeks.

Due to the risk that personal information was accessed, CVS has informed the Information Commissioner's Office. The company is working with third party consultants to investigate the incident.