This week a deal was reached in principle between the UK and Australia to conclude a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Dubbed “historic” by the UK government, BVA said it raised questions about animal welfare safeguards. BVA Policy Officer Michael McGilligan explains what the deal means and why BVA is concerned.
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Small animal vet and BVA past president Robin Hargreaves raises alarm over a recent surge in ear cropping cases he has been seeing in practice
A recent spike in cases of illegal ear cropping points to the need for urgent action by the veterinary profession and the wider public to curb this worrying trend. Please note, this blog contains graphic images some may find upsetting.
The Agriculture Act is now the law of the land, more than two and a half years after the government published its plans in the Health and Harmony consultation document. After years of political back and forth, it is worth taking a moment to recognise how far we have come and how much vets have helped to shape the future of agricultural support in England.
Heat-related illness - more commonly known as 'heat stroke' - is a potentially fatal disorder that can affect both man and animals. Understanding why it happens, and which dogs are most at risk, could help to prevent this deadly disorder. Emily Hall, Anne Carter, and Dan O'Neill explain what to look out for and how to keep your dog safe.
Lizzie Rowe, a Research Associate in farm animal welfare, shares insight into the Global Animal Welfare Assurance (GAWA) alliance.
James Russell, BVA Junior Vice President, discusses the importance of quality colostrum to calf health and how to broach this with your clients.
Dr Chris Palgrave, of the British Bee Veterinary Association (BBVA), talks about the relationship of honeybees to our ecology, honeybee veterinary medicine in the UK, and what your practice can do to become more bee friendly.
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