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  • Speaking up for vets during time of change 

    Following the EU referendum, BVA is urging UK governments to protect the status of EU veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who are currently living and working in the UK.

    Latest BVA news on Brexit

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Brexit and the veterinary profession


The UK's departure from the European Union will impact on many areas of interest to the veterinary profession. Our overriding aim is to ensure the best possible outcome for veterinary science, animal health and welfare and public health.

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    Scottish Parliament Proposed Responsible Breeding and Ownership of Dogs (Scotland) Bill

    23 July 2018
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    Dangerous Dogs: Breed Specific Legislation inquiry

    15 June 2018