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Tell Tesco to Dump Hogwood Horror supplier

Tell Tesco to Dump Hogwood Horror supplier

Following Viva! Campaigns' investigation into the horrendous conditions for pigs at a farm in Warwickshire, a major follow up piece...
Grisly remains were found at a woods near Hogwood Farm (which has been reported to the authorities). Watch Juliet's emotional account .....
Watch footage from Viva! Campaigns' peaceful vigil outside Hogwood Horror Pig Farm on 10 July 2017. Find out why we are demanding they hand over CCTV footage of the night of the investigation .....
Listen to Juliet destroy the propaganda from the British pig industry, who try and downplay the findings of Viva! Campaigns' legal investigation into the horrors she uncovered at Hogwood Pig farm...

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Walking 750 Miles for Viva!

Walk for Hope!

NEWSFLASH: Dave and Lizzie have announced that they have had to end their Walk for Hope a little bit early...

INVESTIGATION: Hogwood Farm, Warwickshire

Hogwood Farm is a horror farm in Warwickshire housing 15,000 pigs. It is one of the largest pig farms Viva! has ever seen. Conditions there for pigs are so appalling we have launched a campaign urging supporters to TAKE ACTION and help...

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Viva! is very disappointed at the Welsh Government’s decision to implement a limited ‘cull’ of badgers on farms next year with persistent instances of bovine TB. Badgers will be trapped and ones found to have the disease will be killed. Wales has previously rejected badger ‘...
Britain’s second largest supermarket will stop selling kangaroo meat after thousands of people expressed their concerns. Thank you for signing the petition asking them to stop. You are a hero for animals!...

Dotty is the proud new mum of five piglets!

Dotty, the pregnant sow who otherwise faced slaughter at a pig farm that was closing down has given birth to five adorable piglets! Watch them safe at their forever home.

Viva! founder & director, Juliet Gellatley, catches up with Dotty and Mary Frankland of Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary.

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Cheese and heart disease

Here we go again! Every few months the headlines say: 'butter is back' or 'saturated fat is good for you'. Then all too often, the study in question is challenged and/or discredited (see the Sat Fat Spat listing previous offenders). Unfortuately the damage has been done by a combination of bad

Avocado Man Runs for Viva!

Avocado Man Runs for Viva!

Avocado Man is coming to the UK! He will be exploring, meeting people, doing good deeds, spreading joy and ethical...
See what other Viva! supporters are doing!

See what other Viva! supporters are doing!

Viva! volunteers making a difference for animals! Viva! is its supporters! Here we celebrate you and the myriad ways in...
VIDEO: GORGEOUS DOTTY - RESCUE SOW AND MUM-TO-BE

VIDEO: GORGEOUS DOTTY - RESCUE SOW AND MUM-TO-BE

Dotty, the pregnant sow who otherwise faced slaughter at a pig farm that was closing down, is enjoying the freedom of the beautiful Welsh countryside at her forever home. She was rescued by Viva! and Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary.

Viva! founder & director, Juliet Gellatley, catches up with Dotty - who is due to give birth in the next few weeks!

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Earlier this year, an exciting partnership began between Viva! and Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary.
Nottingham Viva! Vegan Festival

Thousands flock to the Nottingham Viva! Vegan Festival

Viva! held their first vegan festival at Nottingham’s Conference Centre Burton Street on Saturday 5 May.

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VIDEO: SAFE! THE CHICKENS RESCUED FROM A HORRENDOUS ROAD CRASH

Juliet Gellatley, Viva!'s founder & director, returns to Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary to visit the chickens saved from a crash on the A40.

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VIDEO: HOPE AND HER PIGLETS EXPLORE THEIR NEW OUTDOOR HOME

VIDEO: HOPE AND HER PIGLETS EXPLORE THEIR NEW OUTDOOR HOME

Hope Apple Blossom and her piglets were rescued by Viva! and Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, they have a brand new outdoor home on the sanctuary - with all the room an excitable piglet could want! Viva!'s Founder & Director, Juliet Gellatley, celebrates the housewarming with plenty of belly rubs!

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BBC Radio 4 Farming Today: Vegan debate

BBC Radio 4 Farming Today: vegan debate

Juliet Gellatley debates veganism and farming on BBC Radio 4's Farming Today on April 29th, 2017. Click to listen to the debate here. 

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Thirty-six million laying hens were very much at the forefront of our minds this Easter. We took our innovative six-foot display boards to three major cities - Bristol, London and Birmingham - to urge consumers to stop for a minute and reflect on the lives of the animals producing what is commonly...
Viva!Life issue 64 | Spring 2017

Viva!Life issue 64 | Spring 2017

This issue of Viva!Life is absolutely packed with information!

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Show compassion for hens this Easter!

Show compassion for hens this Easter!

Traditionally, dyed and painted chicken eggs were gifted to others to celebrate Easter and springtime. But how many people realise that eggs laid on modern-day farms mean a lifetime of misery for laying hens? And that 18 million of them remain incarcerated in barren, wire cages?

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