Rabbit Welfare Statistics – PAW Report 2017

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

The PDSA have just released their 2017 PAW (PDSA Animal Wellbeing) Report. This report looks closely at the welfare of pet dogs, cats and rabbits in the UK by surveying owners and vets. It’s fascinating stuff because it provides statistics that let you track key welfare trends like neutering and diet over the last 7 […]

Rabbit Welfare Statistics – PAW Report 2014

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

For the last four years the PDSA has published the PDSA Annual Well-being Report (PAW Report for short). It covers cats, dogs and rabbits and looks at welfare issues by asking pet owners and vets questions about care and welfare. You can read my summary of previous reports here: 2011, 2012, 2013. It’s great to […]

Animal Behaviour & Welfare Course

Friday, July 25th, 2014

I signed up for the an Animal Behaviour and Welfare course, run by Edinburgh University through Coursera – they offer short online courses from universities available free to people all around the world. It’s the end of week two, and I thought I’d share some of the interesting things I’ve learnt so far. What Drives […]

Animal Welfare Act & the Rabbit Code of Practice

Friday, May 10th, 2013
Petition for Rabbit Code of Practice

We believe that a government code of practice outlining what is required to meet the welfare needs of rabbits will lay the foundations towards shortening the huge gap between the reality of their needs and what many owners are currently providing. – Camp Nibble In 2006 the UK introduced a new Animal Welfare Act. The key change was instead […]

PDSA PAW Report 2012 & Rabbits

Thursday, November 8th, 2012
pdsa wellbeing report 2012

This year the PDSA Animal Welfare Report focuses on several key issues: diet, behaviour (specifically dogs), heath and pet ownership. The report is 68 pages long, and it’s an interesting read. I take a look at what they say about rabbits.