• 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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    • 02/08/2021
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    Don’t Forget to Give your Pet plenty of WAVES this Summer!

    Don’t Forget to Give your Pet plenty of WAVES this Summer!

    That is the message from Veterinary Ireland to all pet owners during this hot Summer weather. “WAVES” explains Peter Bishton, Veterinary Ireland’s deputy chief executive, “stands for WAter, VEntilation and Shade, three things essential to all pets during the summer months, and Veterinary Ireland has come up with this short acronym to help pet owners

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    • 31/07/2021
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    FECAVA welcomes Unisvet as a new Associate Member

    FECAVA welcomes Unisvet as a new Associate Member

    In July 2021 Unisvet, Italian Union of Veterinary Societies joined FECAVA as an Associate Member. We hope that we will work together on many important topics for companion veterinarians and pets. * UNISVET (Italian Union of Veterinary Societies) is a non-profit association aiming at lifelong education, training and professional qualification of veterinarians. Through all available

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    • 29/07/2021
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    An Update on The First Lawsuit Against Unethical Breeding in Norway

    An Update on The First Lawsuit Against Unethical Breeding in Norway

    In 2021, the Norwegian Society for Protection of Animals (NSPCA) launched a formal lawsuit against the Norwegian Kennel Club (NKK), two breed clubs and six individual breeders over violation of the breeding section in the Animal Welfare Act. The NSPA believes that English Bulldogs and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels in Norway have such major health

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