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Aug
18

Welcome to your new look website

We are delighted to welcome you to our new website which we’ve developed to improve the way we communicate and engage with members, stakeholders, and the general public. We hope you like it.

Aug
17

98% of small animal vets say owners consult ‘Dr Google’, with 80% seeing pets brought in too late

A nationwide survey of vets by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) reveals that 98% of respondents believe their clients’ behaviour is influenced by what they find online. Four in ten vets said the owners’ online research was unhelpful, with only 6% of pet vets finding it helpful.

Aug
07

BVA urges party leaders across the UK to support non-stun slaughter campaign

The President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has urged party leaders in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to get behind the BVA-led campaign to end non-stun slaughter.

Aug
01

All-party group supports BVA call for clearer meat labelling

A group of MPs has called for more research and better labelling and traceability of meat slaughtered in accordance with religious rites.

Jul
29

Statement about MRSA in a piglet in Northern Ireland

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) have issued a statement about the isolation of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) from a postweaning piglet in Northern Ireland.

Jul
28

BVA letter to The Sunday Times on the global threat of antibiotics

The Sunday Times printed a letter from the BVA President responding to an article in last week's Sunday Times, the letter reads:Global threat of antibioticsThe Conservative MP David Davis highlights antibiotic resistance as one of the greatest threats to…

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