Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has issued a warning about lead poisoning which can result from animals ingesting waste from car and electric fence batteries, or ash from where lead has been burned
The Time is Meow: Action Plan for Scotland’s Cats
“It was a pleasure to meet with Cats Protection and discuss their priorities for changes to cat welfare protections that could be implemented in Scotland”
Scotland’s Vets Praised In Challenging Times
Veterinary services across Scotland have been magnificent throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and the recent outbreak of Avian flu.
Cat’s Protection: ‘Pawsome Afternoon Tea at Your Place’ July Bake
Bake Off Star Kim-Joy is judging a summer baking competition to help unwanted cats.
“Every single Scottish Conservative MP voted for you to eat ractopamine pork”
In Plain Sight
“Ractopamine is an asthma drug which, when fed to pigs, causes growth spurts. Canada, EU, China & Russia have banned it for human consumption, as it’s too dangerous.”
Milo’s Story: Puppy Survivor
Milo was a victim of puppy farming, leaving him blind and at risk of complete paralysis due to spinal deformities.
Tighter Controls On The Use of Fireworks Wanted
The Scottish public want to see tighter controls on the use and sale of fireworks. Control over the sale of fireworks is reserved to the UK Parliament.
“It’s great to see such a robust and comprehensive list of commitments to animal welfare from the Scottish Government”
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed several key commitments to animal welfare
The Lemurs Have Arrived!!! – At Fern Valley Wildlife Centre, Tingwall
“It’s been a complicated business getting them there, as, due to their status as an endangered species, folk can’t just acquire Lemurs and put them on display without special permission – and a good thing too! “