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The Answer to Cancer Might be Walking Beside Us

The Answer to Cancer Might be Walking Beside Us

Placed at 22-06-2017

Colorado State University and Rocky Mountain PBS teamed up to produce a new documentary featuring researchers and clinicians across the country who all have one common goal: One cure for cancer in people and animals.

University of Copenhagen and the Danish Veterinary Association welcomes new students at the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science

University of Copenhagen and the Danish Veterinary Association welcomes new students at the Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science

Placed at 19-06-2017

The Master of Companion Animal Clinical Science is a professional master’s programme for small animal practitioners. At the programme you will be introduced to the newest knowledge by leading international researchers and you will develop your skills in applying evidence-based clinical decision-making.  


RCVS news: RCVS calls for certainty around the rights of EU nationals working in the UK

RCVS news: RCVS calls for certainty around the rights of EU nationals working in the UK

Placed at 14-06-2017

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) calls on the Prime Minister to prioritise giving greater certainty to EU nationals working in the UK in the forthcoming Brexit negotiations. This follows the publication of an RCVS report looking at the impact of last year’s referendum vote on European veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses. The findings show that the lingering uncertainty around the right to work here is leading many to question seriously whether they should stay in the UK. 

Apply for the FECAVA Travel scholarship by 30 June

Apply for the FECAVA Travel scholarship by 30 June

Placed at 13-06-2017

Applications for the 2017 travel scholarship of the Federation of European Veterinary Companion Animal Associations (FECAVA) are still accepted.

The vet’s role in the link between animal and human abuse

The vet’s role in the link between animal and human abuse

Placed at 13-06-2017

The link between animal abuse and domestic violence was highlighted by Dr Freda Scott-Park, chairman of the Links Group

BSAVA Travel Scholarship now open for applications

BSAVA Travel Scholarship now open for applications

Placed at 13-06-2017

If you are a practising vet in a FECAVA member country and you fancy going to BSAVA Congress in Birmingham in April 2018 for free, you can now apply for the BSAVA Travel Scholarship.

FECAVA director’s mug shot in Tallinn

FECAVA director’s mug shot in Tallinn

Placed at 13-06-2017

FECAVA director for the Netherlands and member of the financial committee of the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), Bob Carrière received thanks (and a mug!) for his input from the FVE president Rafael Laguens at the FVE general assembly, held in Tallinn on 9 and 10 June. 

Top vet dog-tired of pug health problems, highlights BBC Radio 4 Today

Top vet dog-tired of pug health problems, highlights BBC Radio 4 Today

Placed at 10-06-2017

Celebrities, advertisers and the public must stop normalising flat-faced dogs’ health problems for the sake of animal welfare, said British Veterinary Association (BVA) President Gudrun Ravetz this morning on BBC Radio 4’s Today.

Defending pet welfare at European level

Defending pet welfare at European level

Placed at 09-06-2017

Problematic genetics and breeding of companion animals, the internet trade of pets and responsible ownership are all part of the ‘companion animal’ action plan currently being discussed by the FVE/UEVP working group on animal welfare. 

Protecting the welfare of traded dogs in Europe

Protecting the welfare of traded dogs in Europe

Placed at 09-06-2017

“Profit should never take priority over animal health and welfare” stressed Monique Megens, FECAVA senior vice president and member of the joint animal welfare working party of the Union of European Veterinary Practitioners (UEVP) and the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE).