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National Pet Month: Love Your Pet!

As a charitable organisation, SCAS is dedicated to supporting research, promoting best practices, and advocating for policies that help both pets and people. Read more about SCAS here.

April is National Pet Month in the UK and each week SCAS will present a topic related to companion animal welfare, well-being, and the important role they play in the lives of humans. Week 4: SCAS member Kris Hill is celebrating the special bond between people and their pets.  #NationalPetMonth @NatPetMonthUK

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National Pet Month in the UK: A SCAS update on Pets in Housing

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April is National Pet Month in the UK and each week SCAS will present a topic related to companion animal welfare, well-being, and the important role they play in the lives of humans. This week Dr Elizabeth Ormerod provides an update on one of SCAS’s priorities, namely Pets in Housing.

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April is Pet Month! Part 1

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The Society of Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) understands how special our pets are! As a charitable organisation, SCAS is dedicated to supporting research, promoting best practices, and advocating for policies that help both pets and people. Read more about SCAS here.

April is Pet Month in the UK and each week SCAS will present a topic related to companion animal welfare, well-being, and the important role they play in the lives of humans.

Week 1: Responsible Pet Ownership (RPO)

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Say NO MORE

Spearheaded by the national campaign UK SAYS NO MORE, No More Week (5-10 March, 2023) is a week to raise awareness of domestic abuse and sexual violence in the United Kingdom and in the US and the World.

There is a strong link between violence to animals and violence towards people, and an abused or neglected pet can be an indicator of domestic violence, spousal or child abuse, or neglect.

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Five Festive tips for a happy cat this Christmas


A Katzenworld Blog by SCAS Trustee, Dr. Sandra McCune.

Do you love the excitement, fun and busyness of Christmas? Or does it make you want to retreat under a duvet until it’s all over? Christmas can be a wonderful time of year, but it can also be stressful. It’s not just people that can get stressed at Christmas but also our companion animals. Here are 5 tips to ensure this Christmas is a happy one for you and your pet.

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8 November 2022 is International Human Animal Bond Day!

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The International HAB Day is a joint effort between the Human Animal Bond Association in the United States and the Society of Companion Animal Studies in the United Kingdom.

The Human Animal Bond Association (HABA) is a group of like-minded people who care for other animals. HABA’s mission is to advocate, celebrate and educate about our connection with the natural world including our companion animals and why that’s important to all of us.

Listen to Dr Elizabeth Ormerod talk about the human-animal bond in her introduction to the SCAS2022 conference:

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