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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

Shortage Occupation List vital for vets, says BVA/RCVS

Shortage Occupation List vital for vets, says BVA/RCVS

Placed at 11-11-2017

“Our ideal outcome is that EU veterinary surgeons currently living and working in the UK are allowed to stay indefinitely” – RCVS senior vice-president Chris Tufnell.

Sales of medicines: pets have overtaken livestock

Sales of medicines: pets have overtaken livestock

Placed at 11-11-2017

For the first time, sales of veterinary medicines for companion animals have exceeded those of farm animals, according to Roxane Feller of Animal Health Europe (formerly IFAH-Europe), citing data from CEESA

FECAVA student scholarship: it’s a deal!

FECAVA student scholarship: it’s a deal!

Placed at 10-11-2017

The Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) will be helping students attend their congresses though the FECAVA Student Scholarship

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

FECAVA – taking the pledge

FECAVA – taking the pledge

Placed at 10-11-2017

At the occasion of the general assembly of the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), held in Brussels today, Ann Criel, FECAVA’s honorary secretary, pledged on behalf of FECAVA

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)

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.