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Pet obesity epidemic is top welfare concern for vets

Pet obesity epidemic is top welfare concern for vets

Placed at 17-10-2016

Over 60% of vets say obesity is the biggest health and welfare concern for UK pets, according to figures released by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) this World Obesity Day.

ESCCAP VBD 2016 - Press Release 4

ESCCAP VBD 2016 - Press Release 4

Placed at 15-10-2016

Conference to examine emerging vector-borne diseases,their epidemiology and clinical management19–20 October 2016 Conference Call For Papers Programme FAQs Registration Southern European...

BVA joins campaign to end rabies by 2030

BVA joins campaign to end rabies by 2030

Placed at 26-09-2016

To mark World Rabies Day (28 September) the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has announced that it is joining the global End Rabies Now campaign that aims to end the tens of thousands of human deaths each year from canine-mediated rabies by 2030.

EJCAP Special issue 2016: Caring for the emergency patient

EJCAP Special issue 2016: Caring for the emergency patient

Placed at 20-09-2016

15 September 2016 – Keeping a cool head, performing correct triage and providing lifesaving needs to your patient – the Autumn issue of the European Journal of Companion Animal Practice (EJCAP) is here to back you up! The issue provides interactive papers on emergency and critical care in companion animal practice, ranging from fluid therapy, anaesthesia, pain assessment and management to the monitoring of these critical patients.

WSAVA launches Phase V Vaccination Guidelines Group Project

WSAVA launches Phase V Vaccination Guidelines Group Project

Placed at 19-09-2016

The Vaccination Guidelines Group (VGG) of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has launched a project to enhance understanding of infectious diseases across Latin America and to advise veterinarians in the region on vaccination practice.

  FCI - Dogs helping people

FCI - Dogs helping people

Placed at 29-07-2016

The FCI highlighted the importance of dogs to society with an event in BrusselsBRUSSELS, 1 July 2016 -- The European Section of the FCI (World Canine Federation) hosted on Tuesday 28 June a summer outdoor event dedicated to dogs: dogs helping people, changing society.

  FECAVA Congress Vienna

FECAVA Congress Vienna

Placed at 28-07-2016

The FECAVA Council Meeting took place on 25th June in Vienna.Special guests were Thierry Chambon representing UEVP, Andrew Robinson representing FVE and Reneé Chalmers representing WSAVA.The FECAVA president Jerzy Gawor was proud to announce the high number of associate members which renewed the membership as well as new members.

  Media’s vaccine claim ‘blatantly untrue’ – WSAVA

Media’s vaccine claim ‘blatantly untrue’ – WSAVA

Placed at 20-07-2016

The WSAVA has hit back at inaccurate reports in the national media claiming it was urging vets to avoid using a market-leading vaccine.

Experts review what today’s ageing cats look like

Experts review what today’s ageing cats look like

Placed at 20-07-2016

What does a healthy ageing cat look like? That is the question being tackled in this month’s issue of the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, which will look at feline healthy ageing.

Identification, vaccination and movement of dogs and cats in the EU: How to improve the Pet Passport and TRACES systems?

Identification, vaccination and movement of dogs and cats in the EU: How to improve the Pet Passport and TRACES systems?

Placed at 10-06-2016

Following up the publication of a report prepared by VIER PFOTEN, the goal of this conference is to present technical and detailed problems which have never been shown up at EU level (Transponders, TRACES, Pet passport etc.) and to explore possible solutions to improve EU tools and legislations on the traceability of cats and dogs, animal health and welfare.
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