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Spare a thought for small furries as temperatures reach new heights

As the UK prepares itself for ‘the hottest July day ever’, vets are reminding owners to protect small furries from soaring temperatures by keeping them away from direct sunlight and with plenty of fresh water.


BVA welcomes Welsh Government plan to address antimicrobial resistance

BVA has welcomed the collaborative, One Health principle underpinning Wales’ new five-year implementation plan to address antimicrobial resistance in animals and the environment.


Majority of farm animal vets report being injured at work, BVA survey finds

BVA is urging vets, veterinary employers and farmers to take action to minimise farm health and safety risks, as survey findings released during Farm Safety Week (15-19 July) reveal that more than 6 in 10 vets working with production animals on farms suffered injuries in a 12-month snapshot reported last year


Vets and animal welfare experts encouraged to apply for vet-led charity’s trustee roles

The Animal Welfare Foundation is looking for three new trustees to help drive the charity’s mission to improve the welfare of animals through veterinary science, education and debate


Call for top pics as BVA launches 2019 Veterinary photographer of the year competition

Budding snappers from across the veterinary community are being invited to send in their best pictures as BVA launches its fourth annual photography competition.


NI vets applaud swift action as African Swine Fever DNA detected in animal products brought back in luggage

BVA has welcomed the quick response from government vets and inspectors who detected traces of African Swine Fever DNA in animal products brought into Northern Ireland airports in passenger luggage.

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