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Brachycephalic dogs: German initiatives against ‘defect breeding'

Brachycephalic dogs: German initiatives against ‘defect breeding'

Placed at 10-11-2017

During the general assembly of the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe today, Petra Sindern (vice president of German association of veterinary practitioners, BpT) gave a short presentation on the actions undertaken by the German veterinary working group on ‘defect breeding’ (Qualzucht)

Brachycepahlic dogs on the agenda in Brussels

Brachycepahlic dogs on the agenda in Brussels

Placed at 10-11-2017

“Veterinarians have a key role to play regarding the improvement of health and welfare of brachycephalic dogs”

Brachycepahlic dogs: the consequences of exaggerated traits

Brachycepahlic dogs: the consequences of exaggerated traits

Placed at 10-11-2017

Speaking at the general assembly of the Union of European Veterinary Practitioners (UEVP) in Brussels yesterday, Tonje Trinterud DipECVS (Norway) gave a detailed overview of the surgical issues,

Brachycephalic dogs: raising awareness in Brussels

Brachycephalic dogs: raising awareness in Brussels

Placed at 10-11-2017

During the general assembly of the Union of European Veterinary Practitioners (UEVP) yesterday, Ann Criel and Monique Megens (FECAVA) present the T-shirt that highlights the plight of brachycephalic dogs and the air-flow restricting mask

Relief for Animals Victims of Portuguese Wildfires

Relief for Animals Victims of Portuguese Wildfires

Placed at 06-11-2017

After the dreadful fires last weekend in Portugal, farm animals that survived have now nothing to eat since the pastures, hay and feed rooms have been burn to the ground.

Report VetFutures Europe: shaping the future of the veterinary profession

Report VetFutures Europe: shaping the future of the veterinary profession

Placed at 26-10-2017

'The best way to predict your future is to create it’

The Federation of veterinarians of Europe (FVE) proudly publishes today the VetFutures Europe Action plan.

VET Festival continues to break the mould of veterinary education for 2018

VET Festival continues to break the mould of veterinary education for 2018

Placed at 24-10-2017

One of the most anticipated events in the UK veterinary CPD calendar, VET Festival, will return to the field at Loseley Park in Surrey, UK on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June 2018 to continue its mission to break the mould for the delivery of veterinary education.
 

7th ESVAC Report available

7th ESVAC Report available

Placed at 20-10-2017

The latest ESVAC report has been published in October 2017. It shows that sales of antibiotics for use in animals in Europe fell by 13.4% between 2011 and 2015

Italian woman granted sick pay to look after ill dog

Italian woman granted sick pay to look after ill dog

Placed at 19-10-2017

In a first, an Italian woman wins pay for time she took off to look after her ill dog

Would love to run... if only I could breathe!

Would love to run... if only I could breathe!

Placed at 18-10-2017

Wolfgang Dohne (FECAVA president) explaining how the airflow-reducing mask mimics breathing in brachycephalic dogs suffering from BOAS, to Sebastian Klein.