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Vets on the Balkan invites you to Tallinn

Vets on the Balkan invites you to Tallinn

Placed at 30-01-2018

Come and join the FECAVA EuroCongress in Tallinn!

Ban on shock collars in Scotland a win for animal welfare

Ban on shock collars in Scotland a win for animal welfare

Placed at 29-01-2018

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to ban the use of electric shock collars and other electronic training devices.            

Male cats are ‘southpaws’

Male cats are ‘southpaws’

Placed at 29-01-2018

For the first time, researchers have investigated lateralised spontaneous behaviour in the domestic cat and discovered female cats are much more likely to use their right paw than their male counterparts. Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast recruited 44 cats – 24 male and 20 female – for the study, in which pet cats were monitored as they performed three spontaneous behaviours: lying on their side, stepping down a flight of stairs and stepping over a raised object.

2nd WVA ANIMAL WELFARE AWARDS 2018 - Don't miss the deadline for nominations

2nd WVA ANIMAL WELFARE AWARDS 2018 - Don't miss the deadline for nominations

Placed at 23-01-2018

Following the successful WVA Animal Welfare Award 2017 (click here for a short video), WVA and Ceva Sante Animale are delighted to launch the 2nd WVA Animal Welfare Award that will be presented during the World Veterinary Association Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain on 5th-8th May 2018.

Research aims to shape future of canine health

Research aims to shape future of canine health

Placed at 23-01-2018

Six-year project targets creation of a bespoke classification system to help vets better assess disease prevalence, and tailor health and welfare advice to individual animals.

Hayley Walters RVN to receive an MBE

Hayley Walters RVN to receive an MBE

Placed at 23-01-2018

BSAVA congratulates Hayley Walters RVN on being made a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year’s Honours.

New Year’s resolutions with FECAVA

New Year’s resolutions with FECAVA

Placed at 19-01-2018

Check out the January FECAVA Newsletter and see how you can put your New Year’s resolutions into practice!

FECAVA T-shirt spotted in Belgium

FECAVA T-shirt spotted in Belgium

Placed at 19-01-2018

Raising awareness about brachycephalic dogs.

Proposed tough action on puppy trade welcomed

Proposed tough action on puppy trade welcomed

Placed at 16-01-2018

Profession praises Government's proposed legislation, which aims to eradicate unscrupulous puppy farmers and tackle the breeding of unhealthy dogs.

Puppies cannot be bought unless their mother is present under new laws

Puppies cannot be bought unless their mother is present under new laws

Placed at 16-01-2018

The sale of puppies without their mother present will be banned in a bid to end the “disturbing” trade of animals bred in puppy farms, Theresa May has announced.