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Animal welfare
Wild animal welfare
  1. Mark Jones1 and
  2. Alastair MacMillan2
  1. 1Wildlife Policy Manager, Born Free Foundation, Broadlands Business Campus, Langhurstwood Road, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 4QP, e-mail:
  2. 2Veterinary Adviser, Humane Society International/UK, 5 Underwood Street, London N1 7LY

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AS veterinarians with a focus on the welfare of wild animals, we were pleased to see the launch of the BVA's animal welfare strategy document (VR, February 6, 2016, vol 178, p 128; February 13, 2016, vol 178, pp 153-154). Under the leadership of the current President, the BVA is taking a strong position promoting the veterinary profession as providers of visible leadership on animal welfare.

We are particularly encouraged by the placement of animal welfare advocacy at the centre of veterinary …

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