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Mascara wand appeal a huge success

Wildlife charity has received brushes from all over the world
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Chatter box Cambridge vet student James Jewkes has been awarded first place in the annual Dogs Trust EMS Awards, for his paper on the threat of exotic infectious diseases in rehoming centres. James will now go on a two-week placement at the WVS International Training Centre in South India.

Each year the awards allow vet students to gain hands-on experience during work placements at 13 of the charity’s rehoming centres, then submit reports on a relevant subject.  Chatter box

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Dog owners ‘more likely to meet exercise guidelines’

Health benefits should be recognised and facilitated, researchers say
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Medical detection dog receives animal’s OBE
Medical detection dog receives animal’s OBE

Pal transformed the life of his owner, who suffered diabetes and PTSD
Kennel Club Assured Breeders ‘should be considered low risk’
Kennel Club Assured Breeders ‘should be considered low risk’

Defra issues note to local authority licensing officers
“Undesirable behaviour” in dogs linked to early death
“Undesirable behaviour” in dogs linked to early death

Study highlights the importance of owner education
Dog saved after swallowing Nintendo game
Dog saved after swallowing Nintendo game

Vets stunned to find DS game lodged in dog’s intestine
Dogs accurately sniff out cancer in human blood
Dogs accurately sniff out cancer in human blood

Study could lead to non-invasive screening method
Charity reiterates call to regulate cat breeding
Charity reiterates call to regulate cat breeding

Cats Protection calls for a ban on the commercial sale of kittens under eight weeks
Vets urged to promote pre-purchase consults
Vets urged to promote pre-purchase consults

Many owners still unaware their vet can provide advice on choosing a pet
Finn’s Law receives Royal Assent
Finn’s Law receives Royal Assent

Bill will be known as the ‘Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Act 2019
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Former RCVS president to chair new Horse Welfare Board

Former RCVS president Barry Johnson has been appointed as the independent chair of a new Horse Welfare Board. Barry, who is also past chairman of World Horse Welfare, was selected by an industry panel including the British Horseracing Authority, the Racecourse Association and The Horsemen’s Group.

The welfare board aims to develop a new welfare strategy covering the whole racing industry. Mr Johnson said: “I’m very pleased to have been asked by racing to take on this role and by the sport’s commitment to continuous improvement in the welfare of racehorses."

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