BSAVA PetSavers offers increased research funding scheme

Applications are now open for the latest round of the BSAVA PetSavers Research Fellowship funding program, with more money now being made available to veterinary researchers. The scheme, which is intended to support academics in the early stages of their research careers, is making £70,000 of funding available. Criteria Grants can be used over a … Read more

$150,000 In Funding Opportunities Up For Grabs From The AAVMC/ Zoetis (USA), & The Kennel Club (UK)

In this week’s VetCrunch news roundup, we share how you can win up to $150,000 in funding, celebrate the first European vet practice to be B-Corp accredited, and discuss the increased regulation of Australian paraprofessionals. $150,000 In Funding Opportunities Up For Grabs From The AAVMC/ Zoetis (USA), & The Kennel Club (UK) In this week’s … Read more

Charity in Magic Carpet vow amid funding crisis

A charity helping a group of Afghan veterinary professionals evacuated following the Taliban takeover says it may have to close its animal shelter to keep supporting them. One member of the group moved through the Operation Magic Carpet (OMC) initiative last year said he and his compatriots have been “forgotten” by the UK Government, despite … Read more

AWF launches new breeding research funding program

A new £150,000 program to fund research examining the long-term impacts of breeding on animal welfare has been launched by the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF). Applications are now being accepted for the scheme, which is aiming to support several UK-based projects under the topic of “meeting demand without compromising animal welfare”. The AWF, which is … Read more

Crow brainpower study saved from Brexit cuts after appeal raises £500,000 | Research funding

Nicola Clayton’s cognitive research work is set to soar again. The Cambridge scientist’s center for studying the minds of crows, rooks and jays has been saved after the Observer revealed funding cuts were threatening it with closure. A public appeal has since raised more than £500,000, while Cambridge University has also stepped in to boost … Read more

Loss of EU funding clips wings of vital crow study in Cambridge | Birds

One of Britain’s most important, and unusual, centers for studying cognition is facing imminent closure as a result of Brexit. Set up 22 years ago to study the minds of crows, rooks and other birds noted for their intelligence, the Cambridge Comparative Cognition Laboratory is set to cease operations in July. Its director, Professor Nicola … Read more

Rescued Bengal Cat Needs Help Funding Her Life-Saving Cancer Surgery

Bengal cat Rose is only four-years-old, but she’s already known a lifetime of pain and sickness. Luckily, this “beautiful soul” also knows love and support thanks to the RSPCA Isle of Thanet branch. Rose came to RSPCA Thanet just a couple of months ago as a stray who’d once been used for breeding. And she … Read more