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Celebrities, advertisers and the public must stop normalising flat-faced dogs’ health problems for the sake of animal welfare, said British Veterinary Association (BVA) President Gudrun Ravetz this morning on BBC Radio 4’s Today.
Nearly exactly one year before the 2018 FECAVA EuroCongress, several FECAVA board members and directors attended the general assembly of the Union of European Veterinary Practitioners (UEVP) and the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE).Read more
Problematic genetics and breeding of companion animals, the internet trade of pets and responsible ownership are all part of the ‘companion animal’ action plan currently being discussed by the FVE/UEVP working group on animal welfare.
“Profit should never take priority over animal health and welfare” stressed Monique Megens, FECAVA senior vice president and member of the joint animal welfare working party of the Union of European Veterinary Practitioners (UEVP) and the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE).
There were many irregularities observed in the movement of dogs in France, according to Deborah Infante, official veterinarian from France
May 31, 2017
Five years ago, UC Davis veterinary oral surgeons started using a bone growth stimulator to regrow jawbones in dogs. To date, they have successfully regrown nearly three dozen jawbones. Now, that technology has made its way to orthopedic surgery, and is being utilized to repair bone injuries in dogs’ legs.
The BSAVA shares concerns over new findings in the seventh annual PDSA Animal Wellbeing (PAW) Report, which monitors pet welfare issues across the UK. Leading vet charity PDSA is warning that millions of UK dogs, cats and rabbits are at serious risk of deadly diseases as the number of owners vaccinating their pets has declined steeply.Read more
May 2017 – The Federation of Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) and the European scientific counsel for companion animal parasites (ESCCAP) have decided to join forces in the fight against vector-borne diseases in dogs and cats.Read more