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27th November 2019

British Veterinary Association President, Daniella Dos Santos has championed the vital work of vets in Northern Ireland and praised the profession for getting as prepared as possible for the challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit. BVA is...
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BVA

20th November 2019

In a first for the profession, 15 of the major UK member organisations, vet schools and policy-making bodies – including the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) – have today come together to affirm their commitment to veterinary medicine based on sound...
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RVC

18th November 2019

Along with positive socialisation, training and appropriate nutrition, castration is often considered a key component of responsible dog ownership. However, in recent years, attitude towards castration has changed slightly, both from a veterinary...
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Veterinary Practice

16th November 2019

Don’t forget to nominate individuals or teams for the prestigious Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2020, which celebrate the achievements of welfare heroes from the farming, veterinary and charity industries The awards, which are now in their ninth...
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Veterinary Practice

15th November 2019

A dedicated farm animal vet who supported her local practice at a time of need and who has shown a passion for her work around lameness and mobility in cattle has been awarded our Young Vet of the Year Award 2019. One of the three finalists for the...
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BVA

14th November 2019

The Humane Slaughter Association is offering up to £200,000 in funding to encourage the development and adoption of humane slaughter methods for wild-caught fish. The funding is intended to support a systematic review and feasibility study into...
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The Fish Site

14th November 2019

We're calling on the public to be #DogKind this Christmas following shocking survey results. We're urging the dog-owning British public to be aware of separation anxiety as survey reveals that a fifth of dog owners believe it's acceptable to leave...
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RSPCA

13th November 2019

Vets say that they will be switching over their TV channels from ITV’s ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here’ due to serious, ongoing concerns around the welfare of animals used in tasks on the show. As season 19 of the reality television...
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BVA

12th November 2019

Turkeys and geese are traditionally birds of Christmas. Whilst they may be the centrepiece of the holiday season for many, it’s important to consider the animal behind the dinner. Around 250,000 geese are raised for Christmas annually in the UK – a...
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Veterinary Practice

11th November 2019

  MORE TH>N has revealed that of the 12 most common pet insurance claims reported to it in 2018, half can be significantly affected by obesity This means that being overweight or not having enough exercise could contribute to the development of,...
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Veterinary Practice

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