Tag Archives: animal welfare

Petition: 6 rescue pigs losing their home

From Care2 Petitions, by Jaclyn Haggata:

We have now received an enforcement notice demanding we remove the pig shelter (stable), gates and access road – Making it impossible to look after the pigs and ensure their welfare.
After moving our 6 rescued pigs from a very un-suitable exposed field, for which we were charged an extortionate rent, we could not believe how lucky we were when we bought nine and a half acres of ancient, overgrown, un-managed woodland at an auction. …

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Free online Animal Behaviour and Welfare course starts today

 

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Video introducing the lecturers

A five week online course to learn about animal behaviour and welfare needs starts today online, provided by the University of Edinburgh.  It looks really interesting to all who want to know more about animals.  There’s some specific modules about pet animals’ and farmed animals’ welfare needs.  No particular time commitment is required, and it’s FREE!  You can find the course here.