President Simon Doherty explains how the veterinary profession should provide leadership, and embrace innovative enabling technologies.
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In line with BVA’s position on sustainable animal agriculture, media officer, Charlotte Raynsford explains why considering insect protein for pet food is on the agenda.
How many of your clients regularly check their pets’ teeth? Very few people examine their pets’ teeth unless they are carrying out daily homecare, so if they’re anything like the average owner they probably don’t peek in their pet’s mouth very often. If they did, would they know what to look for?
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.
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.
In 2016, the Veterinary Client Mediation Service was launched. With the service now approaching its 2nd anniversary, Jennie Jones - Head of the VCMS, shares her experiences of mediation in the veterinary profession.
We’re urging all vets who come into contact with poultry to be vigilant following a number of cases of Newcastle Disease. Phillip Hammond, BVPA President, highlights the symptoms of Newcastle disease and shares his advice for clients.
David Tipling, one of the world’s most widely published wildlife photographers and judge for BVA's Veterinary Photographer of the Year competition, shares his top tips for wildlife photography.
BVA Junior Vice President Simon Doherty reflects on his experience at the recent Vets: Stay, Go or Diversify LIVE event.
Following the success of the inaugural photo competition, and over 500 entries, we are pleased to announce the winner of this year's Veterinary Photographer of the Year competition.
No matter how much you enjoy your work as a vet, there will be moments in your job where your negotiation and communication skills will be tested to the limit.
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Practitioners are being presented with reptile patients on a regular, and increasing basis. They deserve to be given the same standard of care as more familiar species, but is this always the case? Ian Sayers - Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine, discusses the importance of treating reptiles in first opinion practice.
Small animal practitioners are often faced with sick pets whose owners cannot afford all that their veterinarian wishes to do. Many younger practitioners find these situations to be particularly stressful and it is easy to see how disillusionment and/or an uncaring attitude may follow.
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