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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.


BVA responds to latest data on badger control measures in Cumbria bTB hotspot

BVA welcomes Defra data on wildlife controls, in particular bTB surveillance data from the first year of badger control operations in eastern Cumbria


Pet owners flock to vets over post-Brexit pet travel concerns

Continuing uncertainty around Brexit has led to a spike in the number of anxious pet owners visiting their local vet for pet travel guidance in the last three months

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