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Saturday, 21 May 2016

On April 6 2016, the annual Ceva Animal Welfare Awards paid tribute to people who improve the lives of animals, at the Burlington Hotel, Birmingham. The evening announced the winning candidates across the seven award categories. The awards now in their fifth year, serve to raise the profile of animal welfare around the world and within the veterinary industry. Recognition and success was given to Conservatives Against Fox Hunting (CAFH). 

Credit image: CAFH 
The Awards dinner ceremony came ahead of the BSAVA Congress.

The Co founder of Conservatives Against Fox Hunting- Blue Fox was delighted to be included as one of three finalists for the Ceva Animal Welfare Volunteer of the Year Award 2016, sponsored by the Blue Cross Judges included Christopher Laurence MBE BVSc and James Yeates, Chief Veterinary Officer of the RSPCA, who selected winners from an exciting selection of entries across the categories which recognise Vets and Vet Nurses, volunteers and charity professionals.

CAFH commented, this year saw an additional award offered in special recognition by Ceva Animal Health to The Brooke, a charity dedicated to the support of working horses, donkeys and mules in some of the world’s poorest communities. ”

Head judge Christopher Laurence, said: “It only feels like yesterday that the awards started and every year it seems to get better. As we have seen tonight there are people who have given their lives for the animals and asked for nothing, working for years and years. ”

“Animal welfare is part of our life in this country but it doesn’t just happen. It requires those dedicated individuals who work week in, week out, year on year. They are just fantastic.” 

Full press details from CAFH link below.

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