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Bid to transfer recognition of animal sentience into UK law defeated

Bid to transfer recognition of animal sentience into UK law defeated

Placed at 20-11-2017

“Actions speak louder than words, and this action undermines the Government’s previous promises the UK will continue to be known for our high standards of animal health and welfare post-Brexit” – Gudrun Ravetz.

PDSA celebrates 100th birthday

PDSA celebrates 100th birthday

Placed at 20-11-2017

One hundred years ago today (17 November 1917), a sign was hung outside an east London basement inviting impoverished people to bring their sick and injured animals for free treatment.

Military working dog receives bravery award

Military working dog receives bravery award

Placed at 20-11-2017

Belgian Malinois Mali recognised for heroic actions on front line in Afghanistan by the presentation of the prestigious PDSA Dickin Medal.

FVE appeals to protect vets’ working rights in Brexit talks

FVE appeals to protect vets’ working rights in Brexit talks

Placed at 20-11-2017

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe’s Brexit negotiation plea includes a list of key points of action, with a request for continued mutual recognition of veterinary degrees across Europe, high on the list.

Rejection of animal sentience from Brexit Bill risks UK short-fall on high animal welfare standards

Rejection of animal sentience from Brexit Bill risks UK short-fall on high animal welfare standards

Placed at 17-11-2017

MPs have voted to reject the inclusion of a crucial clause that would transfer the recognition of animal sentience into UK law post Brexit in an eight-hour parliamentary debate on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill (15 November).


EPRUMA on European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017

EPRUMA on European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017

Placed at 16-11-2017

#KeepAntibioticsWorking

Brussels, 15 November 2017: EPRUMA welcomes the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, and pledges to promote the responsible use of antibiotics, as part of the veterinarians’ toolbox, and fight antimicrobial resistance with a One Health approach. 

Support WVI with their Raptor Rehabilitation Programme

Support WVI with their Raptor Rehabilitation Programme

Placed at 16-11-2017

The continued existence of vultures and many species of birds of prey hangs in the balance in India, South Africa and Bulgaria. 

European Awareness Day

European Awareness Day

Placed at 15-11-2017

FECAVA committed to raising awareness

FECAVA Travel Scholarship now open for applications

FECAVA Travel Scholarship now open for applications

Placed at 15-11-2017

The FECAVA Travel Scholarship encourages small animal veterinarians to appreciate the differences in veterinary life in other European cultures. 

Breeding of dogs with excessive traits on the FVE agenda

Breeding of dogs with excessive traits on the FVE agenda

Placed at 11-11-2017

FECAVA’s initiatives for the health and welfare of brachycephalic dogs were highlighted during the second day of the general assembly of the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), held in Brussels today

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