• 16/10/2021
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    Basic Local Anaesthetic Blocs for Small Animal Practice

    Basic Local Anaesthetic Blocs for Small Animal Practice

    On World Anaesthesia Day we prepared a surprise for you! Here is the third part of FECAVA Basic Practices in Anaesthesia and Analgesia: BASIC LOCAL ANAESTHETIC BLOCKS FOR SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE created by Paulo Steagall MV MSc Ph.D. DACVAA and Polly Taylor MA VetMB Ph.D. DVA DipECVAA MRCA FRCVS Download them • Use them •

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    • 26/09/2021
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    World rabies day: “Rabies: Facts, not Fear”

    World rabies day: “Rabies: Facts, not Fear”

    September 28 is World Rabies Day, a global health observance started in 2007 to raise awareness about rabies. This year’s theme “Rabies: Facts, not Fear”, focuses on sharing facts about rabies and dispelling myths or misconceptions. Scientists have shown that once 70% of dogs are vaccinated, rabies can be successfully controlled in an area and

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    • 17/09/2021
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    EPRUMA welcomes European Parliament Plenary move to protect animal health and welfare

    EPRUMA welcomes European Parliament Plenary move to protect animal health and welfare

    Despite sustained attempts by some MEPs to undermine the scientific assessment of the EU’s agencies, the plenary vote yesterday showed MEPs’ support of the EU’s One Health approach to addressing the challenge of antimicrobial resistance. In a unanimous/close/majority vote, members of the European Parliament voted to ensure that veterinarians retain access to specific life-saving treatments

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    • 29/08/2021
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    Banning authorized antimicrobials without scientific evidence will cause animal suffering and will endanger public health

    Banning authorized antimicrobials without scientific evidence will cause animal suffering and will endanger public health

    The new Veterinary Medicines Regulation allows the reservation of specific antimicrobials for human use only. Contrary to what the European Parliament proposed motion claims, according to the Regulation, these antimicrobials will then be banned completely for use in animals, with no exceptions for individual treatment or between pet and farm animals. This would greatly endanger

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