TITLE

Ensuring the welfare of wild animals in travelling circuses

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;1/16/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 3, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the consultation exercise undertaken by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) that includes three options to ensure the welfare of wild animals in traveling circuses in Great Britain. The options are the complete ban on the use of wild animals in traveling circuses, voluntary self-regulation and compulsory statutory regulation. Also mentioned are Animal Welfare Act 2006 and the website where the document can be found.
ACCESSION #
47910978

 

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