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The 2017 FECAVA Travel scholarship was awarded to two young companion animal practitioners from Armenia, Syuzanna Arakelyan and Samvel Ter-Avetisyan. Here is a short report of their trip to Estonia.Read more
In Norway, a higher percent of the dogs are purebred compared to the rest of Europe. Although these puppies are normally sold with an ID-chip and health certificate, the latter rarely focuses on breed-specific issues.
(EPRUMA, 15 March:) The European Platform for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Animals (EPRUMA) welcomes DG SANTE’s initiative to strengthen EU citizens’ awareness about the benefits of vaccination...
(From Veterinary Times, 13/3/18:) The guide covers various areas of canine health, with detailed information and illustrations showing how exaggerated conformation can affect dog heakth in categorie two and three breeds.
The design of some of the EU pet passports is not perfect: there is no adequate space for multiple ownership, booster vaccinations, microchip numbers and dates of microchipping – to name but a few.
Over 2,500 'rescued' street dogs were imported to Finland last year, nearly ten times the amount of seven years ago. However well intended, cross-border adoption of rescue dogs is not without risk, as this can introduce disease pathogens from endemic to disease-free areas (e.g. Rabies, Echinococcus, Leishmania, Babesia).