Animal welfare: Romania planning mass slaughter of dogs
(05/10/2013)

Romania planning mass slaughter of dogs
On Wednesday 25 September the Romanian Constitutional Court decided to uphold the “stray-killing” law hastily approved by the Romanian Parliament on 10 September…

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Farm animal welfare course
(05/10/2013)

In 2013 the Latin American offices of WSPA organised an online course on farm animal welfare in which I conducted the module on trade in animals and animal products. I was pleased to renew this commitment in the 2014 course.
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IHP needs volunteers
(03/09/2013)

Italian Horse Protection (IHP), a not-for-profit organisation operating in Italy for the protection of horses, is currently involved in one of the biggest sequestration operations ever.

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Latin American online course on farm animal welfare
(21/08/2013)

The Central and South American offices of the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) have organised a free online course on farm animal welfare for professors and students of veterinary and animal husbandry faculties – among others – and for animal welfare professionals

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Human Behaviour Change seminar for professionals
(14/08/2013)

A seminar on Human Behaviour Change organised by the Change for Animals Foundation will take place in Farnham, Surrey (UK) on 18 September.

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What happened with the 8hours campaign? – PART 4
(11/08/2013)

The publication of this article on 7 August received a lot of attention and a very high number of viewings. In consideration of its length, I am therefore re-publishing the same text divided into four parts, which have been posted over four consecutive days on the AWAT Facebook and Twitter pages. This is the last part.

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What happened with the 8hours campaign? – PART 3
(10/08/2013)

The publication of this article on 7 August received a lot of attention and a very high number of viewings. In consideration of its length, I am therefore re-publishing the same text divided into four parts, which will be posted over four consecutive days on the AWAT Facebook and Twitter pages.

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What happened with the 8hours campaign? – PART 2
(09/08/2013)

The publication of this article on 7 August received a lot of attention and a very high number of viewings. In consideration of its length, I am therefore re-publishing the same text divided into four parts, which will be posted over four consecutive days on the AWAT Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Canada: Pig farming without gestation stalls by 2024?
(09/08/2013)

The Canadian National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) launched a consultation for its draft Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs. The Code proposes a number of reforms, such as transitioning towards more limited use of gestation stalls by 2024.

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What happened with the 8hours campaign? – PART 1
(08/08/2013)

The publication of this article yesterday (7 August) received a lot of attention and a very high number of viewings. In consideration of its length, I am therefore re-publishing the same text divided into four parts, which will be posted over four consecutive days on the AWAT Facebook and Twitter pages.

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