BVA comments on Defra's report and supporting data of the independently audited results of the second year of the badger cull pilots in West Somerset and West Gloucestershire alongside advice from the Defra Chief Veterinary Officer and the Biosecurity Action Plan announcing a future consultation on further cattle measures to control bovine TB.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) are urging pet owners to watch out for potential hazards to their pets this Christmas.
BVA has welcomed the Welsh government’s new Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014 that will enhance dog breeding and address issues with puppy farming.
Allen Parton, the Gulf War veteran who founded Hounds for Heroes, and assistance dogs EJ and Rookie received a warm welcome at the BVA's HQ on Wednesday 10 December 2014 when the Hounds for Heroes team paid a visit to collect a cheque for £1,300.
In the first Vet Futures guest blog Professor Colette Henry, Head of Department of Business Studies, Dundalk Institute of Technology, argues that women are “simply less prepared to come forward to take on business leadership roles” and states that, as the veterinary profession becomes increasingly female, this raises serious concerns.
A Parliamentary working group for Animal Welfare, including the BVA, has set out its recommendations for improving dog welfare under the next Government.
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If your pet eats anything they shldn’t this Christmas seek advice from your vet as quickly as poss. More advice here: http://t.co/babNa6lin7
20 Dec at 12:39
. @DefraGovUK is listening to #stunb4slaughter campaign. Pls add yr voice & sign epetition http://t.co/RCVbE3ZbTU http://t.co/WXvHQpenOC
20 Dec at 09:02
Breakthrough in BVA #stunb4slaughter campaign as Defra minister suggests non-stun labelling. Front page @telegraph http://t.co/Mj6z8o42AS
20 Dec at 08:53
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