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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. 

Non-UK vets ‘essential’ after Brexit, says CVO

Non-UK vets ‘essential’ after Brexit, says CVO

Placed at 05-10-2017

Profession can not operate without non-UK vets stresses the UK's chief veterinary officer Nigel Gibbens amid Brexit negotiations.

Vets urged to admit adverse events

Vets urged to admit adverse events

Placed at 05-10-2017

 Practices can benefit by learning from human medicine and fostering a culture of openness where staff feel safe to admit and discuss their clinical near misses.


 

Weaning cats early ‘increases risk of aggression’ – research

Weaning cats early ‘increases risk of aggression’ – research

Placed at 04-10-2017

Studies have found cats weaned at 14 to 15 weeks old were significantly less likely to display aggression towards strangers than early weaned cats.
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FECAVA in Iran

FECAVA in Iran

Placed at 03-10-2017

Outgoing FECAVA president Jerzy Gawor meeting with colleagues

Flat-faced dogs: raising awareness

Flat-faced dogs: raising awareness

Placed at 02-10-2017

The battle continues! 
 

A new board for FECAVA

A new board for FECAVA

Placed at 28-09-2017

A new FECAVA board 2017-2019 was elected yesterday at the EuroCongress in Copenhagen.

2017 FECAVA best original paper award

2017 FECAVA best original paper award

Placed at 28-09-2017

Shailen Jasani from the UK was the 2017 recipient of the FECAVA Best Paper award, for his paper "Analgesia for the emergency/critical care patient: