• Dogs in demand

    Dogs in demand

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    Britains Puppy Boom: This portion will be focusing on findings of the documentary - the motivations, the caveats, the wider complexions of getting a lockdown puppy. Be it cropped ears, artificial insemination or fertility clinics, theres a lot of mystery around why there has been such an upsurge in puppy purchases. As most fashions, a huge amount is motivated by society and its understanding of wanting 'things', but with that demand comes a much more sinister element. Financial gain, illegal practice and horrible welfare implications have risen to match this same demand and vets are some of those who seen first hand, the fall out as a result. I will be aiming to share that side in as broad terms as possible

    Presented by:

    Chair: Dr Justine Shotton, BSc BVSc MSc MRCVS, British Veterinary Association President
    Speaker: Dr Rowena Packer, BSc (Hons) PhD PGCertVetEd, Lecturer in Companion Animal Behaviour and Welfare Science, Royal Veterinary College
    Speaker: Dr Fabian George Blake, Rivers, Veterinary Surgeon, Dready Vet

    Presented at London Vet Show 2021
    BVA Congress

    Thursday, November 11th 09:30 AM

    Please note this session is not RACE-approved but you can still earn a CPD certificate.