Anyone responsible for looking after animals should give them the five freedoms:
Freedom from Hunger and Thirst . Animals should have access to fresh water all the time and the right type and amount of food to keep them fit.
Freedom from Discomfort . Animals should have the right type of home, including shelter and somewhere comfortable to rest.
Freedom from Pain, Injury and Disease . Animals should always be fit and well and should be treated by a vet if they are sick or injured.
Freedom to express normal behavior . Animals should have enough space, proper facilities and the company of other animals of their own kind.
Freedom from Fear or Distress . By making sure the animals’ conditions and treatment avoid mental suffering