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Welsh Assembly Members join calls to restore vets on Shortage Occupation List

Twenty-nine Welsh Assembly Members (AMs) have signed a letter to Michael Gove outlining their concerns about the feared impact of Brexit on the veterinary workforce in Wales.


Feeling the heat? Don’t forget to protect your pet, warn vets

As temperatures continue to soar, pet owners are being warned to take extra care of their pets in the record-breaking UK heatwave.


Brexit threatens capacity of Welsh veterinary workforce, warns BVA

British Veterinary Association (BVA) President John Fishwick has called for urgent action to guard against a serious shortfall of vets in Wales following Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. His call in his speech at BVA’s Annual Welsh Dinner came amid growing concerns about how Brexit may impact on vets working in Wales.


Resist the pester power, vets urge parents as ‘unhelpful’ pug film hits screens

Vets fear that parents may soon be fielding more requests for pet pugs as Disney’s latest film, featuring flat-faced ‘hero’ Patrick hits screens.


Microchipping extension will protect horses as well as the UK food chain

Defra has today announced that the microchipping requirement will be extended to include horses, ponies and donkeys born before 1 July 2009. The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the move as an important step forward for horse welfare and the integrity of the UK food chain.


Vets invited to get snap happy for BVA’s third ‘Veterinary photographer of the year’ competition

After a highly successful photography competition last year, BVA has launched its much-anticipated 2018 ‘BVA Veterinary photographer of the year’ competition for members of the profession

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