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Vets respond to ‘important process’ in latest move to eradicate bTB from Northern Ireland

BVA has welcomed the announcement that the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in Northern Ireland will be launching a public consultation on a new strategic approach to eradicate bovine TB (bTB).


Article 13: Over 1,000 vets, vet nurses and students come together to lobby government

A 1200-signature letter from vets, vet nurses and students calling on the government to enshrine Article 13 in UK law has been published in the Daily Telegraph.


Be the voice of the veterinary profession for your region

BVA is seeking nominations for five new regional representatives to speak for vets from those regions and represent their views to BVA Council.


Vets call for clarity on animal sentience legislation

BVA questions how the promised animal sentience legislation will capture the substantive obligation that Article 13 imposes on government.


BVA welcomes new surveillance and research alliance in Scotland

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the new strategic alliance between Moredun Research Institute and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).


Rejection of animal sentience from Brexit Bill risks UK short-fall on high animal welfare standards

BVA Senior Vice President Gudrun Ravetz responds to the decision by MPs to reject the inclusion of a clause that would transfer EU legislation on animal sentience into UK law post Brexit

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