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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Five things rabbit owners should contemplate doing in 2012, including diet, enrichment, vet care, learning new things and sharing your knowledge.