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Rejection of animal sentience from Brexit Bill risks UK short-fall on high animal welfare standards

Rejection of animal sentience from Brexit Bill risks UK short-fall on high animal welfare standards

Placed at 17-11-2017

MPs have voted to reject the inclusion of a crucial clause that would transfer the recognition of animal sentience into UK law post Brexit in an eight-hour parliamentary debate on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill (15 November).


EPRUMA on European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017

EPRUMA on European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017

Placed at 16-11-2017

#KeepAntibioticsWorking

Brussels, 15 November 2017: EPRUMA welcomes the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, and pledges to promote the responsible use of antibiotics, as part of the veterinarians’ toolbox, and fight antimicrobial resistance with a One Health approach. 

Support WVI with their Raptor Rehabilitation Programme

Support WVI with their Raptor Rehabilitation Programme

Placed at 16-11-2017

The continued existence of vultures and many species of birds of prey hangs in the balance in India, South Africa and Bulgaria. 

FECAVA Travel Scholarship now open for applications

FECAVA Travel Scholarship now open for applications

Placed at 15-11-2017

The FECAVA Travel Scholarship encourages small animal veterinarians to appreciate the differences in veterinary life in other European cultures. 

European Awareness Day

European Awareness Day

Placed at 15-11-2017

FECAVA committed to raising awareness

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

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

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.

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

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