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BVA calls on Welsh Government to end talks with abattoir approved for non-stun slaughter

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling on the Welsh Government to end talks with a company that has been approved by the Food Standard’s Agency to deliver non-stun slaughter at an abattoir in Caernarfon in Wales.


BVA presses APHA for tender timetable

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has written on behalf of its members to the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) asking for urgent clarification on the government’s timetable for announcing the results of the recent tender to deliver bovine TB testing, and other Official Veterinarian (OV) services.


Plan early to keep your livestock safe and sound during cold snap

The winter weather can be tough on livestock and animals may need a little extra protection at this time of year. Making a contingency plan can make all the difference in keeping livestock safe and sound in extreme weather conditions.


Snow flurries no fun for small furries, warn British vets

As snow looks set to hit Britain this week, vets are warning not to forget about small furry pets such as rabbits and guinea pigs who are vulnerable to the cold and damp despite their fur coats.


Vet Futures: Guest blogger urges the profession to be more open about mental ill-health

Vet Futures, a joint BVA/RCVS project, this month asks members of the profession if they would recognise mental health problems in their colleagues.


Voting to open for BVA Council elections

BVA will be holding online elections to fill three vacancies on BVA Council from 19 January 2015.

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