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As children return to school this month, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is encouraging veterinary teams to help children learn about animal welfare after figures show 85% of school children have never heard of the five animal welfare needs – but primary school is the age when most vets decide they want to enter the profession.Read more
Henry L’Eplattenier, ECVS chairman and
clinical director of Southfields Veterinary Specialists, warns
specilaist vet loss due to Brexit would mean a shortage of practitioners
across the board.
A European position paper from a team in
Vienna highlights the strong similarities in animal and human allergy
symptoms, and triggers of adverse food reactions.
Vets are calling on prospective dog owners to think twice before buying a puppy after breeding and hereditary defects came out as vets’ top animal health and welfare concern, with the number of vets citing it as a pressing issue more than doubling in the past two years, according to figures from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) revealed during Puppy Awareness Week (4-10 September).