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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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Face covering rules expanded

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 New rules came into force in England on Saturday (8 August) making it mandatory for clients to wear a face covering in veterinary practices.

The rules, which also apply to cinemas, museums and places of worship, follow a recent spike in coronavirus cases. All clients in England must now wear a face covering when inside a veterinary practice unless they are exempt for age, health or equality reasons. 

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BSAVA webinars to shine the spotlight on selected journal papers

A free series of webinars that take a closer look at selected papers published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice has been produced by the BSAVA.

In the new BSAVA Science webinar series, authors of the featured papers discuss their results with a panel and how they may impact clinical practice. The authors then answer questions submitted by audience members.

The webinars are available via the BSAVA Webinar Library, covering four different papers. JSAP editor Nicola Di Girolamo, said: "Discussing the research with the authors - experts in their field - really helps to bring the papers to life."