£ 16m referral center to host open day for VNs

RVNs considering a career move are being invited to an open day at Southfields Veterinary Specialists in Laindon, Essex on Saturday 23 April. Linnaeus-owned Southfields will offer visitors the chance for a behind-the-scenes tour of its new £ 16 million, 40,000 sq ft hospital, which is set to open its doors this year. The event … Read more

Cats, dogs and Musy the donkey: welcome to Kashmir’s first animal rescue center | Global development

On an isolated stretch of land on the banks of Jhelum River in Srinagar, a baby donkey stands in a pen eating straw. He’s been nursed back to health by staff at the first – and only – animal rescue center in Indian-administered Kashmir. Weeks earlier, on a freezing February morning, the wailing noise from … Read more

Cheaper than chips… ‘Frankenchicken’ at the center of fight for animal welfare | Animal welfare

The Ross 308 is one of the most successful products in consumer history, with many tens of billions sold around the world over the last decade. With its own 15-page performance manual, low production costs and a bargain price for shoppers, it is marketed as the world’s most popular meat chicken. Owned by the global … Read more