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Online advice hub launched for horse owners
Topics covered include weight management and separation anxiety.
World Horse Welfare creates new welfare advice pages on website.

The charity World Horse Welfare has launched a new section on its website to provide owners and care-givers with the latest advice on equine welfare.

Resources are available for free on a range topics, covering areas such as health, nutrition, behaviour, and environment.

Rebecca Boulert, World Horse Welfare research and education officer, said: "We are fortunate that we are able to bring up-to-date, evidence-based advice and guidance into the public forum, with the support of a range of industry experts and professionals.”

The advice pages can be accessed here.

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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.