UK Chief Vet Christine Middlemiss highlights the risks posed by African swine fever.
Latest from our blog
Looking for a specific article?
BVA Senior Vice President John Fishwick warns against complacency in relation to the infectious diseases currently spreading through Europe, especially bluetongue
David Walker, Head of Medicine at Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, gives an update on Cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV), sometimes called Alabama Rot, the disease characterised by sores or lesions usually on the bottom part of a dog’s legs.
Considering the wider determinants of welfare – a comprehensive approach to the welfare of livestock during transport
With growing media interest and political appetite to make improvements to animal transportation, BVA Senior Vice President, John Fishwick, unpacks why it is important to holistically consider the impact of all aspects of transport on animal welfare.
BVA Junior Vice President, Daniella Dos Santos explains why the Canine Health Schemes are relevant for all dogs.
To ensure that your dog has healthy eyes, particularly for breeding purposes, a routine examination for the presence of inherited problems is necessary - but what exactly does that entail?
In a series of blogs, Chief Scrutineer, Dr Jerry V. Davies, will outline the workings of the Canine Health Schemes, how they can help you as a breeder or owner, and how the schemes can provide useful health information for your pet dog.
African swine fever (ASF) is a devastating and often fatal disease which has been spreading in parts of eastern and central Europe since 2007. Duncan Berkshire, President of the Pig Veterinary Society, gives a update on the current situation.
19 Nov 2018 | Kristen K. Reyher, Henry Buller, Ray Chan and Alison Bard | Disease
Will a better understanding of veterinary diagnostic practices, and of the possible role of rapid and innovative diagnostic technology help in the drive to reduce the overall use of antimicrobials in livestock farming, and thus help decrease antimicrobial resistance amongst both animal and human pathogens?
For as long as humans have used animals - for transport, food, sport, companionship and more - we have recognised the benefits of breeding from the best suited naturally occurring individuals. Sean Wensley discusses how far is too far.
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.
Farm practice has undergone a quiet revolution in the last 2-5 years. Here, Pete Orpin explains what the big challenges are, and what opportunities they represent.
Looking for a new job?
Vet Record Careers is a job site dedicated to listing the latest job vacancies for veterinarians.
Equine veterinary jobs across the UK. These jobs are updated daily.
Veterinary jobs working with farm and large animals across the UK. These jobs are updated daily.
Veterinary jobs working with companion animals across the UK. These jobs are updated daily.
Want to join BVA?
Get tailored news in your inbox and online, plus access to our journals, resources and support services.Join Us Today