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7th ESVAC Report available

7th ESVAC Report available

The latest ESVAC report has been published in October 2017. It shows that sales of antibiotics for use in animals in Europe fell by 13.4% between 2011 and 2015

Italian woman granted sick pay to look after ill dog

Italian woman granted sick pay to look after ill dog

In a first, an Italian woman wins pay for time she took off to look after her ill dog

Would love to run... if only I could breathe!

Would love to run... if only I could breathe!

Wolfgang Dohne (FECAVA president) explaining how the airflow-reducing mask mimics breathing in brachycephalic dogs suffering from BOAS, to Sebastian Klein. 

Non-UK vets ‘essential’ after Brexit, says CVO

Non-UK vets ‘essential’ after Brexit, says CVO

Profession can not operate without non-UK vets stresses the UK's chief veterinary officer Nigel Gibbens amid Brexit negotiations.

Vets urged to admit adverse events

Vets urged to admit adverse events

 Practices can benefit by learning from human medicine and fostering a culture of openness where staff feel safe to admit and discuss their clinical near misses.


 

Weaning cats early ‘increases risk of aggression’ – research

Weaning cats early ‘increases risk of aggression’ – research

Studies have found cats weaned at 14 to 15 weeks old were significantly less likely to display aggression towards strangers than early weaned cats.
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FECAVA in Iran

FECAVA in Iran

Outgoing FECAVA president Jerzy Gawor meeting with colleagues

Flat-faced dogs: raising awareness

Flat-faced dogs: raising awareness

The battle continues! 
 

A new board for FECAVA

A new board for FECAVA

A new FECAVA board 2017-2019 was elected yesterday at the EuroCongress in Copenhagen.

2017 Didier Carlotti Award

2017 Didier Carlotti Award

Eric Guaguère from France (far right) recipient of the very first Didier Noël Award, presented by FECAVA president Jerzy Gawor (centre) and Ben Albalas, former FECAVA president.