• 25/11/2022
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    Does my pet need antibiotics?

    Does my pet need antibiotics?

    In 2018 FECAVA Working Group on Hygiene and the Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Practice produced a poster in collaboration with the Bella Moss Foundation: FECAVA Advice to Companion Animal Owners on Responsible Use of Antimicrobials and Infection Control. In 2022 FECAVA redesigned it and made it available on multiple digital platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,

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    • 30/08/2022
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    New videos on responsible antimicrobial usage by Bella Moss Foundation

    New videos on responsible antimicrobial usage by Bella Moss Foundation

    The Bella Moss Foundation is a charity that promotes prudent antimicrobial use and hygiene in human and veterinary medicine. It was set up in 2005 by Jill Moss, following the death of her dog Bella from a poorly managed MRSA infection. It has developed into an international champion of good practice, linking patients and veterinary

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    • 29/08/2022
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    Animal Welfare Organizations and Vets in the Netherlands call for Emergency Action: Don’t buy flat faced dogs

    Animal Welfare Organizations and Vets in the Netherlands call for Emergency Action: Don’t buy flat faced dogs

    In a joint campaign animal welfare organisations and vets are launching a large consumer-oriented campaign, calling people to refrain from buying an flat faced dog that does not meet the breed characteristics set out by law. Dogs with a flat face such as the pug and the English and French bulldog are very popular, but

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    • 29/07/2022
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    FECAVA Infographics on heatstroke

    FECAVA Infographics on heatstroke

    As extreme summer temperatures hit across Europe,ย FECAVA produced an Infographic to inform pet owners to prevent and recognize signs of a life-threatening situation – heatstroke. HEATSTROKE IN DOGS Definition: Heatstroke occurs when normal body mechanisms can’t keep the body’s temperature in a safe range. Dogs don’t have efficient cooling systems like humans (who sweat) and

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