TITLE

Defra proposes minimum welfare standards for greyhound tracks

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/16/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 20, p606
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) proposed new legislations which aims to promote the welfare of racing greyhounds. Defra issued a consultation document published on April 30, 2009 which sets minimum welfare standards for racing tracks and requires them to be licensed unless belonging to a body accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). It mentions on the Animal Welfare Act 2006 legislation associated to greyhound racing.
ACCESSION #
41550084

 

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