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Awards recognise dedication to animal welfare

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VETS won three out of eight of the 2016 Ceva Animal Welfare Awards, which were presented at a ceremony in Birmingham earlier this month. The awards aim to recognise outstanding contributions to animal welfare around the world, and are now in their fifth year.

The Christopher Laurence Vet of the Year Award was won by Heather Bacon, from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. She was recognised for her dedication to the cause of greater animal welfare, including her work to tackle the bear bile farm industry and promoting the value of properly managing street dog populations through neutering schemes.

On receiving her award, Dr …

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