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BVA welcomes approval of UK listed status application to assure animal and animal product movements in a no-deal Brexit

BVA has welcomed today’s announcement that EU Member States have agreed the UK’s listed status application after it met the animal health and biosecurity assurances required for a third country to export live animals and animal products.


BVA welcomes BVD enforcement in Northern Ireland

BVA and BVA Northern Ireland Branch have welcomed the announcement that the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) intends to take enforcement action against herd keepers who breach the testing requirements of the Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) eradication programme in Northern Ireland.


Experts recommend top questions puppy buyers should ask breeders to avoid heartache

BVA, AWF and RSPCA are encouraging anyone thinking of buying a puppy to always use The Puppy Contract and ask several important questions of the breeder first


Beware of replacing vet visit with “Dr Google”

As National Pet Month begins, the BVA is reminding pet owners not to replace a trip to the vets with non-clinical information they find online.


BVA responds to government update on local anaesthetic shortages

BVA has responded following government moves to address shortages of products containing procaine hydrochloride, a local anaesthetic used widely in veterinary medicine, particularly farm animal medicine.


Vets heap criticism on ITV for lax animal welfare standards on ‘I’m a Celeb’

BVA has sent an open letter to the producers of ITV reality TV series, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here voicing concerns around the welfare of animals used on the show.

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