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No deal Brexit risks shortages, delays and lower standards, warn vets

A no deal Brexit will exacerbate current shortages in the veterinary profession and create significant risks for trade, animal health and welfare and food safety.


Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) case confirmed on a farm in Scotland

A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has today been confirmed on a farm in Scotland. Precautionary movement restrictions have been put in place at the farm, while the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) carries out further investigations to identify the origin of the disease outbreak.


BVA supports MPs’ call for overhaul of ineffective dangerous dogs law

BVA welcomes EFRA committee recommendations calling for a full-scale review of current dog control legislation


Remember, remember to prepare your pets for 5 November

With the fireworks season fast approaching, vets are encouraging owners to start preparing their pets now to prevent possible distress.


BVA welcomes plans for additional TB testing and increased veterinary support for farmers in North Wales

BVA has welcomed the announcement that additional contiguous testing and increased veterinary support for farmers will be implemented in herds in North Wales following a local spike in TB incidents.


No-deal impact on horse movement could see demand for vets and laboratory services skyrocketing

BVA has warned that a no-deal Brexit could lead to a surge in demand for vets and laboratories to carry out testing on horses, at a time when the workforce is already facing significant shortfalls in capacity.

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