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Vets urge government to prioritise animal welfare as USA publishes trade deal objectives

BVA has cautioned that standards of animal health and welfare should not be undermined at any cost by a potential UK/USA trade deal. This comes in response to the publication of the USA’s negotiating objectives for a deal.


FSA slaughter survey shows nearly a quarter of non-stun sheep meat is exported

The British Veterinary Association has responded today (14 February) to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) 2018 slaughterhouse survey, which has finally been released following pressure from BVA and others to make the data public.


BVA calls for a comprehensive view of animal welfare during live transport

With an increasing political appetite to make improvements to live animal transport, the UK’s leading veterinary association is urging the government to put welfare at the heart of any decision-making with regards to moving livestock inside and out of the UK.


BVA welcomes plans for free certification training for vets

BVA has warmly welcomed plans to offer free certification training for vets to help meet increased demand for this service in the event of a no deal Brexit.


Animal lovers: Does your Valentine's card show you really care?

BVA is urging lovers who opt for animal cards to show they really care by avoiding cards with designer pets with extreme features


BVA comments on equine flu outbreaks

BVA has issued an update after several confirmed cases of equine influenza since the start of 2019.

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