• 25/03/2020
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    #WeAreInThisTogether

    #WeAreInThisTogether

    Dear veterinary clinicians. We are facing challenging times trying to provide health care to pets while protecting ourselves and our clients. We are also aware that the coronavirus pandemic will create a substantial economic loss in our profession. FECAVA would like to invite you to create a short video clip (10-20 sec) on how you

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    • 18/03/2020
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    Advice for companion animal practitioners during the COVID-19 outbreak

    Advice for companion animal practitioners during the COVID-19 outbreak

    Let clients call you so you can decide which visits have priority. All staff should wear protective equipment (aligned with national advice from health authorities). All staff to wash hands regularly and thoroughly (after each pet or owner contact) and avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth. Keep at least 2-metres distance from other people; avoid contact (handshaking). Make appointments by phone

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    • 18/03/2020
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    Advice for pet owners for visiting your vet during the COVID-19 outbreak

    Advice for pet owners for visiting your vet during the COVID-19 outbreak

    Make an appointment by phone or on-line. Before going to the vet, call for advice. Call you vet beforehand, some vets only see urgent cases. Only one healthy adult person should accompany the pet. After arrival, wait outside and follow instructions from the staff. Disinfect your hands when entering if the disinfectant is at disposal. Avoid contact (no handshaking) and keep at least 2 metres

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    • 14/03/2020
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    EMA’s activities on veterinary medicines

    EMA’s activities on veterinary medicines

    The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published the updated advice on the categorization of antibiotics for animal use. They encourage veterinarians to use it when prescribing medicines for their patients, and also to protect animal and public health. The classification comprises 4 categories, based on the risk that the use of antibiotics poses to public

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