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Feb
26

BVA calls on Government to end non-stun slaughter following Parliamentary debate

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has called for the Government to make ending of non-stun slaughter a priority, following a Parliamentary debate on an e-petition relating to ending non-stun slaughter to promote animal welfare that took place in Westminster Hall in Parliament this week.

Feb
23

BVA calls on Government to end non-stun slaughter on day of Parliamentary debate

BVA, supported by the RSPCA, calls on the Government to end non-stun slaughter on the day of a Parliamentary debate on an e-petition relating to ending non-stun slaughter to promote animal welfare. The debate will take place in Westminster Hall at the Palace of Westminster at 4.30pm, Monday 23rd February 2015.

Feb
20

BVA congratulates RCVS on new Royal Charter

BVA has warmly congratulated the RCVS as its new Royal Charter came into effect this week.

Feb
18

BVA welcomes Welsh Government’s clarification on timetable for dog microchipping

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and its Welsh Branch welcome the announcement from Rebecca Evans, Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, that clarifies the Welsh Government’s timetable for the introduction of compulsory microchipping for dogs in Wales.

Feb
17

BVA responds to OV tender result in England

The Animal Plant and Health Agency (APHA) has today confirmed the award of contracts to five regional Delivery Partners in England to deliver bovine TB testing and other Official Veterinarian (OV) services. From 1 May 2015 all new TB testing and other OV work in England will be undertaken by the five regional suppliers.

Feb
17

New kids on the block? Vets issue ‘must-know’ facts on keeping goats as Chinese Year of the Goat starts

As Chinese New Year on Thursday (19 February 2015) ushers in the Year of the Goat, leading veterinary experts have issued some surprising facts and must-know advice to goat lovers and keepers in the UK.

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