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Fit for transport animal welfare app launched

The Ministry for Primary Industries has launched a mobile app that helps farmers, transporters, stock agents and veterinarians determine whether an animal is fit for transport.   Developed with...more >>

New rules regarding how you can use law's "sentient" animals [ONLINE SEMINAR 30 May - 2 June 2017]

Here’s how law’s sentient animal will change everything - again   Date:               30 May 2017 - 2 June 2017 (Two...more >>

SEMINAR FOR DEFENCE LAWYERS: 15 June 2017 (Melbourne, Australia) "How to run a robust animal law defence"

How to Run a Robust Animal Welfare Defence: What Every Defence Counsel Must Know, ... ....because "there are cases you should not lose - and neither should your client"   Date:...more >>

RSPCA Prosecutions 2016

The RSPCA (England) is a recognised leader amongst animal protection organisations. It promotes itself as the oldest welfare charity in the world.   The latest report on animal cruelty figures...more >>

Taiwan bans eating dog and cat meat

Taiwan has outlawed the consumption of dog and cat meat, as the island's legislature passed a landmark amendment to its animal protection laws, according to island's official Central News...more >>

If you don't know what a Mammalian Gene Drive is, read this

The year is 2050. The place, New Zealand. Technological advances have dramatically changed the lives of the island’s human inhabitants, but on first blush, its animals remain untouched.  ...more >>

The Brexit implications for animal welfare

Political decisions are a major influence on matters involving animals and their welfare. Obviously, some political events have more significance than others. From a European perspective, the exit of...more >>

The dangers of a monotonous diet: Crazed cannibal hamsters

A diet of corn is turning wild hamsters in north-eastern France into deranged cannibals that devour their offspring, researchers have reported. Once nourished by a variety of grains, roots and...more >>

Turning dragonflies into tiny cyborg drones

One company has decided the ideal tiny drone should take its cues from the natural world of insects — specifically the dragonfly.    When Draper, an independent biomedical solutions...more >>
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