Government plans to reduce animal testing backed by the RSPCA

The government has pledged to reduce animal testing in the UK by injecting money into alternative methods.    Official plans will be shared this summer and will include a £20 million investment towards finding other ways to carry out scientific research.    Discussed during a Westminster Hall debate on February 19th, the move is in […]

Cat microchipping to be made mandatory

From June 2024, cat microchipping will be a legal requirement for owners in the UK.    There will be a fine of up to £500 for those who don’t get their cat(s) microchipped by the time they are 20 weeks of age.    Vets – remind your clients of this new legislation, as well as […]