• SPVS/VPMA Congress Delegates Support Animal Welfare Foundation, VPMA
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SPVS/VPMA Congress Delegates Support Animal Welfare Foundation

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As the official charity for SPVS/VPMA Congress 2014 the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) is pleased to announce that it will put the £1,822 it raised during the Congress’ Masquerade Ball towards production of its popular evidence-based pet care advice leaflets.

Founded and managed by vets, AWF uses science, education and debate to improve animal welfare. 

AWF Chairman Tiffany Hemming said:

“Our pet care advice leaflets are distributed through veterinary practices so it is fitting to receive this support from the SPVS/VPMA Congress which brings the whole practice team together. AWF is a small charity, which is totally dependent on donations and £1,822 is a significant and valuable contribution to our work.”

SPVS President Adi Nell explained why AWF was his choice for official charity and that the decision received enthusiastic support from VPMA President Helen Sanderson. Adi Nell noted:

“AWF was my choice because I wanted to support a charity within the veterinary profession. Helen agreed since AWF has done some great work educating the profession and the public as well as funding impactful research.”

AWF is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary and has recently marked this milestone by awarding a number of grants for veterinary research into diseases and welfare of horses, cattle and sheep.

AWF leaflets currently available can be downloaded from http://www.bva-awf.org.uk/pet-care-advice, leaflet batches for the practice can be ordered via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .