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Vets offer advice on new strain of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease

A new strain of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease has been identified in rabbits in the UK and BVA, BSAVA and BVZS have advice for practices who may not be familiar with the recent developments with this disease.


So you want to be a vet? Wales gives young people a taste of vet life

26 would-be vets from across the UK and Europe are visiting Coleg Sir Gar’s Gelli Aur College Farm from 25 – 29 July to experience life as a farm vet, after a local vet’s book inspired the short course.


BVA Welsh Branch respond to Harris report on wild animals in travelling circuses

BVA Welsh Branch President Neil Paton responds to the Harris report on wild animals in travelling circuses.


Vets welcome bluetongue vaccine announcements

The British Veterinary Association (BVA), British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA), Goat Veterinary Society (GVS), and Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) welcomed the announcement at the end of last week (3 June) that bluetongue (BTV-8) vaccine will be available by mid-July to support farmers and smallholders in managing the risk of a bluetongue outbreak predicted to reach mainland UK by late summer.


BVA speaking up for veterinary profession during time of change

With the appointment of a new Environment Secretary in Government, BVA continues to represent the profession when it matters most


‘Natural choice’ for BVA Members’ Day keynote address

Dr Rebecca Lovell, a research fellow at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health at the University of Exeter’s Medical School, will deliver this year’s keynote address at BVA Members’ Day on 22 September at the At-Bristol Science Centre.

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