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Animal welfare
Coalition aims to raise awareness of pets' legal welfare needs

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A NEWLY formed Veterinary Animal Welfare Coalition is aiming to counter poor awareness among pet owners of their legal responsibilities to meet the welfare needs of their pets.

The coalition, which brings together the BVA, British Veterinary Nursing Association Blue Cross, British Small Animal Veterinary Association, British Veterinary Zoological Society, PDSA, RSPCA and USPCA, is launching a campaign to help owners better understand their pets' five welfare needs as set out in the Animal Welfare Acts.

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