Vet Times reports on Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2016 finalists ( Includes Blue Fox Co Founder)
We are delighted that one of our Co- Founders has been selected as one of three finalists in the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards which celebrates its 5th anniversary this year. The awards are dedicated to individuals and teams who go above and beyond the call of duty for the welfare of animals and the awards allows Ceva the opportunity to thank them for their contribution. It is also a great platform to showcase the work that people do.
Blue Fox Co- Founder Lorraine Platt said upon hearing of being one of three finalists for the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2016 Volunteer of the Year Award:
‘I am honoured and delighted to have been selected as a finalist for the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards along with finalists I admire and respect for their dedication to animal welfare.
I want to thank all who nominated me and supported my nomination’.
Ceva Animal Health has revealed the shortlist for its 2016 Animal Welfare Awards.
In addition to the scheduled seven categories, the judges have added an award in special recognition of an extraordinary act of animal welfare.
The awards serve to raise the profile of animal welfare around the world and within the veterinary industry.
Ceva “overwhelmed at the tales of extraordinary passion” every year.
Chris Laurence Vet of the Year Award
in association with Veterinary Times
Heather Bacon – The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
Kirsten Jackson – DentalVet
Tim Partridge – Vale Wildlife Hospital
Farm Animal Welfare Award
in association with RABI and NADIS
Jon Huxley & Martin Green (joint entry) – University of Nottingham Dairy Herd Health Group
Ruth Clements – FAI Farms
Charity Professional of the Year
in association with PDSA
David Yates – RSPCA, Greater Manchester
William Fowlds – Wilderness Foundation
Claire Sedgwick – Help the Street Animals of Morocco
Charity Team of the Year
in association with Your Cat and Your Dog
Cat Population Control Group
PDSA Community and Education Veterinary Nurses team
Volunteer of the Year Welfare Award
in association with Blue Cross
John and Judith Morton – East Midlands Retired Greyhound Trust
Jane Virot – National Animal Welfare Trust
Lorraine Platt – Conservatives Against Fox Hunting
VN Times Welfare Nurse of the Year Award
Jo Hinde – Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund
Rachel Radwell – Wood Green
Shakira Free-Miles – Royal Veterinary College, Beaumont Sainsbury Veterinary Hospital
International Cat Care Welfare Award
Sponsored by Agria Pet Insurance
International Cat Care will be choosing the winner from its extensive member base to be announced at the ceremony.
Ginette Bryant Corporate Communication manager of Ceva Animal Health comments: “Each year we are overwhelmed at the tales of extraordinary passion and commitment to animal welfare and the touching nominations that are submitted by friends, colleagues, students and clients from around the world.
“As always, the judges have struggled choosing between so many praiseworthy entries; this year they have decided to present one special additional award which will be announced at the ceremony on 6 April.”
All winners will be revealed at the ceremony in Birmingham, ahead of BSAVA Congress.
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