News Ceva Reveals Animal Welfare Winners



Ceva reveals animal welfare winners
8th April 2019

By Robert Ellis

The winners of this year’s Ceva Animal Welfare Awards have been revealed in a ceremony at the Birmingham Conference & Events Centre.

TV presenter and animal lover Matt Baker and well-known vet Chris Laurence, who puts his name to the Vet of the Year Award, hosted the event.

The award-winners in each category are:
• Chris Laurence Vet of the Year Award in association with Vet Record: Hannah Capon, Canine Arthritis Management
• Vet Nurse of the Year Award in association with Agria Pet Insurance: Rachel Wright, TOLFA
• Charity Team of the Year Award in association with PDSA: Ebony Horse Club, Brixton
• Charitable Contribution of the Year Award in association with Blue Cross: Fiona Gammell, Wicklow Animal Welfare
• Farmer of the Year Award in association with RABI: David Finlay, Rainton Farm, Castle Douglas
• Farm Educator of the Year in association with NADIS: James Griffiths, from Taynton Court Farm, Gloucester
n International Cat Care Welfare of the Year Award: Ian MacFarlaine, chief inspector of SPCA in Bermuda.

Professor Jacky Reid, honorary senior research fellow at the University of Glasgow and CEO of research company NewMetrica, was given special recognition, winning the Outstanding Contribution to Animal Welfare Award, in association with Your Dog and Your Cat magazines.

Jacky and her multi-disciplinary team of academics from the University of Glasgow have dedicated more than 20 years to researching pain and quality of life measurement in pets.

Matt Baker said: “It is the second consecutive year that I have presented the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards and once again I am touched and humbled by the individuals and organisations who work tirelessly to enhance and promote animal welfare both in the UK and abroad to make a real difference to the lives of animals.”