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Brexit may force third of EU trainee specialists to quit UK

Brexit may force third of EU trainee specialists to quit UK

Placed at 18-09-2017

Henry L’Eplattenier, ECVS chairman and clinical director of Southfields Veterinary Specialists, warns specilaist vet loss due to Brexit would mean a shortage of practitioners across the board.

Damning’ KC research exposes buying habits

Damning’ KC research exposes buying habits

Placed at 18-09-2017

Results from a survey by The Kennel Club have revealed "hugely disappointing" and "reckless" attitudes from potential owners when it comes to buying a puppy. 

Animal adverse food reactions echo human symptoms – study

Animal adverse food reactions echo human symptoms – study

Placed at 08-09-2017

A European position paper from a team in Vienna highlights the strong similarities in animal and human allergy symptoms, and triggers of adverse food reactions.

Dog breeding defects emerge as top concern for vets

Dog breeding defects emerge as top concern for vets

Placed at 07-09-2017

Vets are calling on prospective dog owners to think twice before buying a puppy after breeding and hereditary defects came out as vets’ top animal health and welfare concern, with the number of vets citing it as a pressing issue more than doubling in the past two years, according to figures from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) revealed during Puppy Awareness Week (4-10 September).

FECAVA Newsletter

FECAVA Newsletter

Placed at 04-09-2017

We've all had them in our consultations: flat-faced dogs snorting, panting and generally fighting for breath after mild exercise or exitement...

UK companion animal vet wins international animal welfare award

UK companion animal vet wins international animal welfare award

Placed at 04-09-2017

British Veterinary Association (BVA) Senior Vice President and companion animal vet Sean Wensley has been awarded the World Veterinary Association (WVA) Global Animal Welfare Award for Europe today (29 August) at the 33rd World Veterinary Congress in South Korea.

Pet calorie calculator launched

Pet calorie calculator launched

Placed at 04-09-2017

An online “pet calorie calculator” has been launched after a survey showed 22% of pet owners believe their animal is overweight, yet 86% still feed them snacks outside of typical mealtimes.

FECAVA honours Saki Paatsama on new membership card

FECAVA honours Saki Paatsama on new membership card

Placed at 04-09-2017

The new FECAVA membership card honours another European veterinarian, Saki Paatsama (1918-1998) from Finland. A great visionary and one of the fathers of veterinary surgery and orthopaedics – creator of the ‘over-the-top’ technique of the stifle – he was professor of surgery at the Helsinki Veterinary School for many years. He was also actively involved in many organisations including the WSAVA, ESVS, ESVOT and the International kennel club (FCI).

Eric Guaguère: first recipient of the Didier-Noël Carlotti Award

Eric Guaguère: first recipient of the Didier-Noël Carlotti Award

Placed at 10-08-2017

Brussels, August 2017 – The Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) is proud to announce that Eric Guaguère (France) is the first recipient of the 2017 Didier-Noël Carlotti Award. The award, sponsored by Virbac, will be presented at the occasion of the WSAVA/FECAVA congress in Copenhagen next month.

DGK-DVG-Nachrichten

DGK-DVG-Nachrichten

Placed at 09-08-2017

Monatlich erscheinen in unserer Fachzeitschrift Kleintierpraxis auch die Nachrichten der DGK-DVG.

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