European Awareness Day

European Awareness Day

Placed at 15-11-2017

FECAVA committed to raising awareness

A new FECAVA board elected

A new FECAVA board elected

Placed at 20-10-2017

A new board (2017-2019) was elected by the Council of the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) on 27 September in Copenhagen. Wolfgang Dohne (UK) is FECAVA’s new president, replacing Jerzy Gawor (Poland), now senior vice president. Incoming board member is Danny Holmes from Ireland. Past president Monique Megens (Netherlands) left the board. The election took place during FECAVA Council meeting at the 23rd EuroCongress in Copenhagen, held jointly with the congresses of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association and the Danish Small Animal Veterinary Association.

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. 

Vets must ‘dare to speak out’

Vets must ‘dare to speak out’

Placed at 10-10-2017

Urgent action on brachycephalic dogs called for during panel discussion at FECAVA/WSAVA/DSAVA Congress in Copenhagen

World small animal veterinary congress 2017-Joint WSAVA/FECAVA/DSAVA Panel discussion on brachycephalic dogs

World small animal veterinary congress 2017-Joint WSAVA/FECAVA/DSAVA Panel discussion on brachycephalic dogs

Placed at 19-09-2017

Press informationCute or calamitous?Vets sound the alarm on the health and welfare of flat-faced dogs during FECAVA/WSAVA/DSAVA Congress in Copenhagen

FECAVA Newsletter

FECAVA Newsletter

Placed at 04-09-2017

We've all had them in our consultations: flat-faced dogs snorting, panting and generally fighting for breath after mild exercise or exitement...

FECAVA honours Saki Paatsama on new membership card

FECAVA honours Saki Paatsama on new membership card

Placed at 04-09-2017

The new FECAVA membership card honours another European veterinarian, Saki Paatsama (1918-1998) from Finland. A great visionary and one of the fathers of veterinary surgery and orthopaedics – creator of the ‘over-the-top’ technique of the stifle – he was professor of surgery at the Helsinki Veterinary School for many years. He was also actively involved in many organisations including the WSAVA, ESVS, ESVOT and the International kennel club (FCI).

Eric Guaguère: first recipient of the Didier-Noël Carlotti Award

Eric Guaguère: first recipient of the Didier-Noël Carlotti Award

Placed at 10-08-2017

Brussels, August 2017 – The Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) is proud to announce that Eric Guaguère (France) is the first recipient of the 2017 Didier-Noël Carlotti Award. The award, sponsored by Virbac, will be presented at the occasion of the WSAVA/FECAVA congress in Copenhagen next month.

Shailen Jasani and Viktor Szatmári: recipients of the 2017 FECAVA Best Paper Awards

Shailen Jasani and Viktor Szatmári: recipients of the 2017 FECAVA Best Paper Awards

Placed at 04-08-2017

August 2017 – Shailen Jasani (UK) and Viktor Szatmári (Netherlands) are the 2017 recipients of the FECAVA awards for best original and best reprint paper, respectively, published in the European Journal of Companion Animal Practice (EJCAP). The awards will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 23rd congress of the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), to be held in Copenhagen next month.

FECAVA News

FECAVA News

Placed at 20-07-2017

Just out: the latest FECAVA newsletter!

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