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Animal cruelty
Sentencing for animal cruelty
  1. Martin Whitehead
  1. Chipping Norton Veterinary Hospital, Banbury Road, Chipping Norton OX7 5SY; e-mail:

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ADELE Waters, in her Comment piece (VR, March 4, 2017, vol 180, p 210), pointed out that the maximum sentence for severe animal cruelty offences is far less than the maximum for fly tipping or stealing electricity. By not actively advocating for this to change, the BVA – as ‘the voice of …

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