Ukrainian refugees who have fled the war with their beloved pets will be able to access free veterinary treatment in 38 European countries,
thanks to a program funded by Humane Society International and in collaboration with FECAVA and FVE.
Veterinarians can claim back via the application form costs for veterinary treatment given to pets of Ukrainian refugees.


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FECAVA EuroCongress 2023 will be held 27 – 29 September in Lisbon, Portugal


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Europe's community of companion animal veterinarians

Through its member associations, the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) represents more than 25,000 companion animal veterinarians in 39 European countries. FECAVA strives to improve the veterinary care of pets through professional development. It also provides a voice for companion animal issues at European level and works closely with other European veterinary organisations and stakeholders.

FECAVA is strongly committed to topics such as:

  • One health
  • Animal welfare
  • Fighting the illegal pet trade
  • Mental Health and Well-being
  • The human-animal bond
  • Continuing education
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • The availability of medicines

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