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Sentience and veterinary workforce must top Theresa Villiers’ to-do list, say vets

BVA has welcomed Theresa Villiers’ appointment as new Defra Secretary of State and is seeking an early meeting with her to brief her on some of the most pressing animal health and welfare and public issues she needs to tackle


Vets’ reinstatement to Shortage Occupation List a resounding win for the profession, says BVA

BVA has today hailed the Home Office’s announcement accepting the Migration Advisory Committee’s recommendation for vets to be reinstated on the Shortage Occupation List as a “huge win for animal welfare and a resounding vote of confidence in the veterinary community”


Spare a thought for small furries as temperatures reach new heights

As the UK prepares itself for ‘the hottest July day ever’, vets are reminding owners to protect small furries from soaring temperatures by keeping them away from direct sunlight and with plenty of fresh water.


BVA welcomes Welsh Government plan to address antimicrobial resistance

BVA has welcomed the collaborative, One Health principle underpinning Wales’ new five-year implementation plan to address antimicrobial resistance in animals and the environment.


Majority of farm animal vets report being injured at work, BVA survey finds

BVA is urging vets, veterinary employers and farmers to take action to minimise farm health and safety risks, as survey findings released during Farm Safety Week (15-19 July) reveal that more than 6 in 10 vets working with production animals on farms suffered injuries in a 12-month snapshot reported last year


Vets and animal welfare experts encouraged to apply for vet-led charity’s trustee roles

The Animal Welfare Foundation is looking for three new trustees to help drive the charity’s mission to improve the welfare of animals through veterinary science, education and debate

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