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Animal Protection

Animal Protection

Animal Protection Agency calls for an urgent shake-up of how governments consult on animal welfare and conservation

The Animal Protection Agency (APA) is calling on governments to prioritise information firstly from independent scientists, secondly from animal welfare, conservation and environmental organisations, and lastly from those whose actions may cause animal suffering, disrupt ecosystems or threaten public health. Bizarrely, governments in Britain and elsewhere formally prioritise advice from…
bubmag
June 14, 2021
Animal Protection

Let’s get it straight – snakes need to stretch!

A new scientific review by leading experts in snake welfare has found overwhelming and robust evidence to show that minimum enclosure sizes for snakes should permit them to stretch fully in all directions. The authors also found that the original information that underpinned recommendations that captive snakes do not need…
bubmag
May 26, 2021
Animal Protection

Stray animal fees to increase in January

Fees are set on a graduated scale and increase with the number of times an animal is picked up VANCOUVER – The fees to reclaim a lost pet picked up in unincorporated Clark County by Clark County Animal Protection and Control or community members will increase on Jan. 1, 2021,…
bubmag
December 3, 2020