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Vets welcome new actions to improve pig welfare

BVA and PVS have responded to several updates to the Code of Practice to the Welfare of Pigs, announced this week (9 September) to further improve pig welfare standards in England.


BVA and RCVS to co-host 2020 FVE General Assembly in London

We will be co-hosting the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe General Assembly with RCVS in June 2020.


Actions for animal welfare in Scottish Government programme, welcomed by vets

The BVA has today welcomed several key commitments to animal welfare, laid out by the Scottish Government in a programme of action for the coming years.


Vets welcome Labour Party’s renewed calls to enshrine animal sentience in law

We have welcomed the Labour Party’s renewed drive for animal sentience to be embedded in legislation.


Keep corn on the cob away from your dog, urge vets

We are advising anyone having a barbecue this summer to keep corn cobs and discarded kebab skewers away from inquisitive pets to avoid serious and potentially fatal injuries, after survey results showed that a quarter of companion animal vets had treated pets for injuries caused by barbecues last summer.


Celebrated Indian vet and parasitologist to deliver keynote speech at BVA Members’ Day

Professor Abdul Rahman, an eminent vet, parasitologist and founder trustee of Rabies in Asia, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at our 2019 Members’ Day on 19 September.

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