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Ceva announces winners of its Animal Health Awards

Following a presentation ceremony held at Birmingham’s Burlington Hotel, Ceva has announced the winners of the 2014 Animal Welfare Awards.

Now in its third year, the event recognise volunteers, charity workers and veterinary professionals who have gone the extra mile in improving animal welfare around the world. After receiving hundreds of entries, category winners were decided by an esteemed panel of industry professionals, including Christopher Laurence MBE BVSc and Claire Bessant of International Cat Care.



The winners included:



Christopher Laurence Vet of the Year Award  

Veterinary surgeon and founder of Pup Aid Marc Abraham for his tireless campaigning on puppy farming.


 

Volunteer of the Year Welfare Award  

      Johanna Beumer of Whittingham Kennels for dedicating the last 50 years of her life to finding homes for retired racing greyhounds.


 

Farm Animal Welfare Award  

      Molly McKay from Norfolk Farm Vets Ltd who has worked to ensure the health and wellbeing of her farm animal patients.

 

Charity Professional of the Year

      Luke Gamble from Worldwide Veterinary Service for launching Mission Rabies, a worldwide campaign to highlight this issue.

 

Charity Team of the Year  

      Hope Rescue, a small charity dedicated to rescuing stray and abandoned dogs.


 

VN Times Welfare Nurse of the Year Award

    Jodie Foster of Haygate Veterinary Centre in Muxton for her keen interest in animal behaviour and her collaboration with the Pet Blood Bank.


 

International Cat Care Welfare Award

    Agnes Dufau – Plataforma Gatera. As president of Plataforma Gatera, Agnes has travelled the length and breadth of Spain to ensure the welfare of cats in the country.



Ceva managing director Alan Doyle said: “The judging panel were overwhelmed by the quality of the entries we received this year. It is truly wonderful to read so many stories about honourable people dedicating their time to improve the welfare of animals both in the UK and internationally.”

 

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