BVA President John Blackwell said: “We are disappointed that the Government has taken the decision to continue using controlled shooting in the pilots given that the first two years of culling failed to demonstrate conclusively that controlled shooting could be carried out effectively or humanely based on the criteria that were set."
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the ‘Veterinary Nurses (Protection of Title) Bill,’ submitted to the House of Lords by Professor the Lord Trees, Council Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), as a fantastic step in recognising the unique contributions of veterinary nurses.
A national opinion poll by ICM of more than 2,000 members of the public has found that 94% of the general public trusts the veterinary profession generally or completely. This puts veterinary surgeons above GPs, dentists, and head teachers in terms of how well the key professions are trusted in Great Britain.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) Scottish Branch has elected Grace Webster as its new President.
John Blackwell, President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA), praised Scotland for leading the way in many areas of animal welfare but also warned there are challenges ahead for the Scottish Government and vets in Scotland.
The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has today confirmed that while veterinary practices have signed the new TB contracts in large numbers across four of the five English regions, the deadline for vets in Devon and Cornwall has been extended to 14th May as take up there has been lower.
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29 May at 17:19
Read BVA’s full response to @DefraGovUK decision to continue controlled shooting in badger cull pilots here: http://t.co/h0IKACvLxM
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