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Vet Futures - helping the profession prepare for and shape its future

Vet Futures, a major new initiative that aims to help the profession prepare for and shape its own future, was launched at the British Veterinary Association (BVA) Congress at the London Vet Show on 20 November.


9 in 10 vets fear antibiotic resistance means they won’t be able to treat infections in pets

The scale of vets’ concerns about the threat of antibiotic resistance and what this could mean for their ability to treat infections in pets is revealed in figures release by BVA today.


Why match making matters for Max: Over 90% of pet vets believe screening for inherited conditions would positively impact dogs’ health and welfare

New figures released by BVA at the start of National Canine Health Testing week (17-21 November) reveal that 91% of companion animal vets believe more screening for inherited conditions, such as hip dysplasia and eye problems, will positively impact canine health and welfare.


BVA and BVPA comment on an avian influenza case in Yorkshire

Following confirmation of a case of avian flu on a duck breeding farm in Yorkshire BVA and BVPA have issued a joint statement.


Vets share Dogs Trust concern over illegal puppy imports

BVA President John Blackwell's response to the Dogs Trust report ‘The Puppy Smuggling Scandal: An investigation into the illegal entry of dogs into GB under the Pet Travel Scheme'.


Female leaders and entrepreneurs ask “Can women vets have it all?” at BVA Congress hot topic debate

BVA has announced the ‘hot topic’ session at Congress. Setting the A-Gender: women as leaders and entrepreneurs, will tackle the challenges and opportunities for a veterinary profession increasingly dominated by women.

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