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British Veterinary Association statement on horsemeat

Commenting on further reports that horsemeat has entered the food chain and is being sold as beef, Peter Jones, President of the British Veterinary Association, said: “These incidents are understandably causing concern about the integrity of the food chain…


Compulsory microchipping in England: a giant leap for dogs

BVA and BSAVA news release Veterinary associations have hailed the introduction of compulsory microchipping for all dogs in England as a giant leap forward for dogs and their owners.


BVA calls on VMD to restrict anthelmintic dispensing

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling on the veterinary medicines regulator to classify all anthelmintics as POM-V, meaning they can only be prescribed by a veterinary surgeon, rather than by vets and Suitably Qualified Person (SQPs)


Bad dogs or bad law? Guidance for vets on dangerous dogs

What should vets do when a pit bull terrier walks into the waiting room? This question, and many others, were addressed this week when the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and The Webinar Vet joined forces


New look for profession’s welfare charity

The Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) has started the new year with a new brand identity and a fresh new website design to kick-start its 30th anniversary celebrations Following market research showing most respondents thought the logo was unrecognisable,…


BVA explains vet fees and pet insurance on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Following a call from a listener who had faced an unexpected out of hours veterinary bill over the Christmas holidays, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire invited BVA President Elect Robin Hargreaves on to the Andie Harper mid-morning programme to set out the…

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