We know that vets and vet nurses improve the welfare of many brachycephalic dogs on a day-to-day basis through the diagnosis and treatment of problems linked to brachycephaly. To support the profession to take wider action, we’ve developed the #BreedtoBreathe 10-point plan for veterinary practices.
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22 Sep 2019 | Hayley Atkin
The recruitment and retention crisis is a hot topic for the profession. While it’s important we understand and address the issues facing the profession after graduation, we also have to start at the very beginning, when vets consider veterinary medicine as a career choice.
One year on since we published our position paper on animal health and disease monitoring, BVA Policy Officer, Hayley Atkin, looks back on how our recommendations have progressed over the past 12 months.
Sustainable animal agriculture: an opportunity for vets to influence innovation in breeding and technology
With the launch of the BVA position on UK sustainable animal agriculture, we asked the species specialist veterinary associations how innovative approaches to breeding and technology are being used to improve animal health and welfare, efficiency and mitigate environmental impact in their sectors.
The veterinary profession has a crucial role to play in advocating for animal health and welfare as part of the sustainable animal agriculture agenda.
BVA Policy Officer, Hayley Atkin, explains why we are encouraging vets and advertisers to think holistically about how images of pets may be perceived, and what vets can to do promote the responsible use of pets in advertising.
As we launch our overarching position on extreme conformation, BVA Policy Officer, Hayley Atkin, explores how vets can play their part to work towards healthier future generations of animals.
As part of BVA’s #ChooseAssured campaign, BVA is highlighting the importance of farm assurance schemes providing lifetime assurance for animals from farm to fork. When we launched the scheme in July there were questions from members and media about what we meant by lifetime assurance.
As we launch our #ChooseAssured campaign, Policy Officer Hayley Atkin explores why BVA is celebrating farm assurance schemes and how you can use our UK farm assurance schemes infographic to find out more about their work to protect animal health and welfare.
With the publication of the BVA position on veterinary scanning surveillance, BVA Policy Officer Hayley Atkin unpacks why now is a crucial time for BVA to speak out on animal health and disease monitoring.
With the launch of BVA’s #BreedtoBreathe campaign, BVA Policy Officer Hayley Atkin, blogs about how vets can take action.
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