News

29th January 2019

New recommendations to help vets give pet owners the best possible consultations on how to keep their animals healthy have been launched by researchers at the University of Nottingham and global pharmaceutical company MSD Animal Health. The...
Source:
University of Nottingham

29th January 2019

US lobby groups for agriculture and pharmaceutical firms want UK standards changed to be closer to those of the US in a post-Brexit trade deal. The meat lobby wants the sale of growth hormone-fed beef, currently banned in the UK and EU, to be...
Source:
BBC

28th January 2019

We're disappointed with the UK's Government’s announcement that it will not commit to reviewing the current legislation which brands four types of dogs as dangerous. The Government has today responded to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (...
Source:
RSPCA

28th January 2019

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has called the Government’s response to the recommendations put forward by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee’s Controlling dangerous dogs report ‘disappointing’ in its refusal to ban...
Source:
BVA

28th January 2019

BSAVA Members may be interested to see some of the great work being done by Animal Welfare Network Wales (AWNW) as featured in their latest Newsletter. Some of BSAVA’s Welsh Region members volunteer their time to actively participate in AWNW’s...
Source:
BSAVA

27th January 2019

As a child, I was a keen pet-keeper. As well as a dog and a cat, I was the proud owner of a grass snake who lived in an aquarium style tank in my bedroom. I didn't do much with him, other than admiring his remarkable reptilian physique, and taking...
Source:
Independent Ireland

24th January 2019

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the Government’s continued commitment to containing and controlling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in animals, humans, the environment, and food chain by 2040 through a global, One Health and...
Source:
BVA

22nd January 2019

Leading research institution the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has announced the launch of the UKRI GCRF One Health Poultry Hub and its involvement in the UKRI GCRF Action Against Stunting Hub. Both hubs are backed by the Global Challenges...
Source:
Royal Veterinary College

22nd January 2019

BSAVA members in Scotland will be interested to hear of the Scottish Government’s plan for a second puppy-trafficking awareness campaign. Emma Harper MSP has welcomed the news that the Scottish Government plans to run a second campaign to promote...
Source:
BSAVA

21st January 2019

Does your dog have an attachment to toys? If so, researchers from the University of Bristol Vet School and School of Psychological Science want to hear from dog owners for a new study on pets' attachment to toys. The researchers are interested in...
Source:
Bristol Veterinary School

Pages