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.
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.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and BVA Northern Ireland Branch welcome the DARD’s announcement that the brucellosis testing regime is to be reduced.
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 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.
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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#AWFdebate MT @bethid: .@BritishVets @AWF_VETS here's little piece about this years AWF discussion forum: https://t.co/e1eXyeniLp
01 Jul at 16:23
Still fishing for chips - 25% of dogs not microchipped with less than a year to go #vetvoice http://t.co/5qOWv3Fja1 http://t.co/fW68j9uDTu
01 Jul at 14:51
The veterinary future's bright, but levels of stress causing concern, says #vetfutures survey: http://t.co/wCBb6cxhS9
01 Jul at 14:09
Remember to keep all pets cool so they stay healthy and happy as temperatures rise http://t.co/V96jfhZcGJ
01 Jul at 09:33
01 July 2015
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