College could bring private prosecutions for act breaches

A new policy set to be drafted could enable the RCVS to bring private prosecutions for alleged breaches of the Veterinary Services Act (VSA). Officials have been asked to draw up potential guidelines, despite concerns over costs and whether the available punishments would offer a sufficient deterrent to offenders. A paper presented to the latest … Read more

RCVS considers private prosecutions for offenses under the Veterinary Surgeons Act – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

RCVS Council has been considering the costs, advantages and disadvantages of bringing private prosecutions against people and organizations that breach the Veterinary Surgeons Act. A paper introduced by the RCVS Registrar Eleanor Ferguson looked at the possibility of the RCVS prosecuting, for example, unqualified individuals undertaking veterinary work and courses falsely purporting to lead to … Read more

Pet Food Brand Announces Salmonella Contamination In Private Email

Fresh dog food delivery services are growing in popularity because they can cater specifically to your furry friend’s needs. Yet, like all pet food brands, they can have recalls now and then. Spot & Tango recalled four batches of food on September 6th, 2022, after testing positive for Salmonella bacteria. They only announced the recall … Read more

Nearly 2,500 ‘dangerous wild animals’ kept by private collectors in England | Animals

Mountain lions, alligators and zebras are just a few of the nearly 2,500 “dangerous wild animals” being kept by private collectors in England, according to a survey of council licensing data. The list includes Bactrian camels in Sedgemoor, gray wolves in West Berkshire, honey badgers in Cornwall and deadly snakes in Bolsover. The survey found … Read more

A New App Helps You Book Private Dog Parks For Your Shy Or Reactive Pups

Not all dogs enjoy the chaos that is the dog park. It can be a fun adventure for many furry friends, but the thought of being around multiple dogs can be exhausting for others. Shy or reactive pups don’t often get to explore new surroundings for this reason, which is why Sniffspot created a platform … Read more

The Velvet Queen: Snow Leopard review – a moving glimpse of nature’s private life | Documentary films

Clinging to the scree of a Tibetan peak, at an altitude of about 5,000 feet, the renowned nature photographer Vincent Munier schools writer Sylvain Tesson in the art of “the blind” in this stirring documentary. This entails hunkering down, waiting and hoping for a glimpse of the elusive snow leopard. For Tesson, the experience is … Read more