Hayley Atkin's Blog

Dec
04

More than just an image… thinking twice about how pets are depicted in advertising

Posted on December 04, 2018 by Hayley Atkin

BVA Policy Officer, Hayley Atkin, explains why BVA is 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. 

Oct
23

Extreme conformation - How vets can play their part

Posted on October 23, 2018 by Hayley Atkin

As BVA launches its 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. 

Aug
28

#ChooseAssured – What is lifetime assurance?

Posted on August 28, 2018 by Hayley Atkin

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. 

Jul
20

#ChooseAssured campaign - what’s it all about?

Posted on July 20, 2018 by Hayley Atkin

As BVA launches its #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.

May
11

Why BVA needed to say more on animal health and disease monitoring

Posted on May 11, 2018 by Hayley Atkin

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 be speaking out on animal health and disease monitoring.

Jan
03

#BreedtoBreathe - how vets can improve health and welfare of brachy breeds

Posted on January 03, 2018 by Hayley Atkin

With the launch of BVA’s #BreedtoBreathe campaign, BVA Policy Officer Hayley Atkin, blogs about how vets can take action.