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HSA grant helps Sri Lankan vet to learn more about poultry welfare

16 April 2019

The HSA recently sponsored Dr Mohamed Ijas, a Municipal veterinarian in Sri Lanka, to attend two courses on animal welfare and poultry welfare at the University of Bristol in the UK. The knowledge he gained will be used to promote humane slaughter practices in Sri Lanka. 

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HSA seminar to address animal welfare at slaughter

27 March 2019

The HSA is holding a one-day seminar for the meat and livestock industry on Wednesday 9th October 2019 entitled Animal Welfare at Slaughter – Hot Topics 2019.

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HSA marks International Women's Day on 8th of March Dorothy Sidley feature image

HSA marks International Women's Day on 8th of March Dorothy Sidley

07 March 2019

The HSA marks International Women’s Day by sharing the stories of two pioneering women who not only made a lasting impact in animal welfare but led the way for generations of women scientists and veterinarians to come. 

The volunteer who dedicated her life to animal welfare

“No food or water was provided.  There is a water trough in the central avenue but the animals were driven past it.  I saw only one cow get a drink throughout the day”

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HSA marks International Women’s Day on 8th of March Violet Wood

07 March 2019

The woman who travelled the world to help animals

Our special thanks…to our wonderful secretary in London, Miss Violet Wood, whose work for the better treatment of animals in foreign countries is now so well known.” From the Council minutes 1928.

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Fish welfare at slaughter

13 February 2019

Fish behave in a manner that suggests high levels of awareness and intelligence and research indicates that fish may experience pain. It is important that consumers are made aware of this and of the availability of products made from fish which are assured/certified to have been slaughtered more humanely.” HSA’s Chief Executive & Scientific Director Dr Robert Hubrecht.

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Welfare of Pigs at Slaughter

10 January 2019

Find out more about one of the current projects that the charity is undertaking to find a potentially more humane way of stunning pigs using a Low Atmospheric Pressure System (LAPS).

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