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The veterinary future's bright, but levels of stress causing concern, says Vet Futures survey

Vets are generally positive about the future of the UK veterinary profession, with 59% saying they are very or fairly optimistic in a new survey of more than 600 veterinary surgeons and students.


Still fishing for chips - a quarter of dogs not microchipped with less than a year to go

With under a year to go until the microchipping of dogs becomes compulsory across the UK, the majority of vets estimate that at least 25% of dogs are still not microchipped.


BVA and BVA Northern Ireland Branch welcome reduction in brucellosis testing regime

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and BVA Northern Ireland Branch welcome the DARD’s announcement that the brucellosis testing regime is to be reduced.


RVC Welsh Regional Veterinary Centre’s Dr Neil Paton elected as new BVA Welsh Branch President

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) Welsh Branch has elected Dr Neil Paton as its new President, to act as the principal representative of BVA Welsh Branch in relation to veterinary matters.


Vet Futures: pen your vision for a chance to win London Vet Show trip

Vet Futures is offering the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the London Vet Show (Olympia, 19-20 November) to the lucky winner of its ‘Veterinary Vision’ essay competition.


BVA President welcomes new Veterinary Science Centre and surveillance innovation in Wales

John Blackwell, President of the BVA, today welcomed the new Veterinary Science Centre and innovations in disease surveillance in Wales. However, he also warned that local vets need “to remain at the heart of official veterinarian services such as TB testing.”

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