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US professor urges UK not to dilute animal welfare standards in post-Brexit trade deals

An eminent American professor of large animal medicine has warned the UK not to dilute its high animal welfare standards for future trade deals with the US


Vets commend Love Island star for raising awareness of flat-faced dogs’ breathing issues

BVA has commended model and 2016 Love Island runner-up Olivia Bowen Buckland for her social media posts urging prospective dog owners to do their research before getting a puppy, after her French bulldog Reggie had to undergo surgery to help him breathe more easily.


Vets issue hot weather warning as temperatures soar

As temperatures soar across the UK, the BVA is warning pet owners to take extra care of their pets after almost two-thirds of vets reported treating animals being affected by heat-related conditions during last summer’s record-breaking heat


Not a healthy bunny? Vets offer guidance on how to keep your rabbits in tip-top condition

Estimated as the third most popular pet in the UK, rabbits’ needs are still grossly misunderstood. Sometimes referred to as the ‘forgotten pet’, a recent survey of vets in the UK shows that 73 per cent had seen pet rabbits who were not having all of their welfare needs met.


BVA hails MAC’s recommendation for vets to be reinstated on the Shortage Occupation List

We have today hailed the Migration Advisory Committee’s recommendation for vets to be reinstated on the Shortage Occupation List as a “huge win for animal welfare and a resounding vote of confidence in the veterinary community”.


BVA supports new career pathways for veterinary nurses

BVA's vision for effective teamwork between vets and allied professionals reiterates the value of Registered Veterinary Nurses and supports an expansion of their role within the vet-led team

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