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#ItTakesTwo: Top tips for healthy, happy rabbits

15 Jan 2020 | Richard Saunders

At the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund (RWAF) they are often asked about how rabbit owners can make sure their rabbits have a great life together. With the launch of the BVA #ItTakesTwo campaign, they thought what better time to get their top tips out there?

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New grads join FAO ambition for Zero Hunger – part 1 Listing Image
One Health + Children = Our Future Listing Image

One Health + Children = Our Future

09 Jan 2020 | Deborah Thomson

Deborah Thomson DVM enjoys speaking to students about One Health. In this blog post she shares her #OneHealthinAction experiences and encourages more vets to talk to young people about this important topic.

BVA Scotland free social and CPD evening: How can vets help with SSPCA animal welfare cases? Listing Image
Christmas on call: It’s not all about chocolate poisoning Listing Image
#StandingOnHerShoulders: What the 100-year anniversary of women in the profession means to me Listing Image
#StandingOnHerShoulders: The Next Generation - Five female vets of the future Listing Image

#StandingOnHerShoulders: The Next Generation - Five female vets of the future

23 Dec 2019 | Charlotte Raynsford

In a profession that currently sees more women than men practising around the UK, it seems strange to think of a time where you wouldn’t have found any female vets in practice, on farm, the lab or anywhere at all! But the veterinary community looks very different today and this month marks one hundred years since an Act of Parliament allowed women to practise as veterinary surgeons for the first time.

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#StandingOnHerShoulders: Inspirational women vets of today

22 Dec 2019 | James Russell

This week we’re celebrating the 100-year anniversary of women being allowed onto the veterinary register. After a slow start (by 1956 there were still only 387 women on the register) we’ve seen a huge influx of women enter the veterinary profession and today women make up around 60% of practising vets and 80% of vet students.

#StandingOnHerShoulders: A long and winding road - Women and the veterinary profession Listing Image
#StandingOnHerShoulders: Pioneering women vets in history - Standing on their shoulders Listing Image
The brilliance of Welsh vets Listing Image

The brilliance of Welsh vets

04 Dec 2019 | James Russell

James Russell's whistle-stop tour of Wales followed a common theme – brilliant members of the profession showcasing how they are using their veterinary degree to improve animal welfare and veterinary wellbeing.

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