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  1. Richard Brown1
  1. School of Veterinary Medicine, City University of Hong Kong, 5/F, Block 1, To Yuen Building, 31 To Yuen Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong e-mail:

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For over 200 years, France, the UK and other EU countries have, through the establishment of modern veterinary schools, produced fundamental improvements in animal welfare. Graduates from these schools have not only worked in Europe improving animal welfare, but travelled worldwide, in turn creating veterinary schools.

I know of no-one who would state that if the UK had not joined the EU, then animal welfare within the UK would be better than it is …

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