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Pioneering scientist with ‘unique window’ into minds of animals to headline BVA Congress

The pioneering American animal welfare scientist, bestselling author and autism spokesperson Dr Temple Grandin will share her unique insights into animal welfare within livestock handling facilities and the benefits of good stockmanship at the 52nd Wooldridge Memorial Lecture at BVA Congress during this year’s London Vet Show


BVA welcomes Scottish funding for Official Veterinarians

BVA has warmly welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that they plan to fund training for new Official Veterinarians (OVs) covering Essential Skills, Statutory Surveillance, and Tuberculosis Testing. They will also fund revalidation of Essential Skills and continue funding Tuberculosis Testing for existing OVs.


BVA seeks clarity on RCVS pledge to review guidance on telemedicine and remote prescribing

We've written to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons to request clarification on their telemedicine review.


US professor urges UK not to dilute animal welfare standards in post-Brexit trade deals

An eminent American professor of large animal medicine has warned the UK not to dilute its high animal welfare standards for future trade deals with the US


Vets commend Love Island star for raising awareness of flat-faced dogs’ breathing issues

BVA has commended model and 2016 Love Island runner-up Olivia Bowen Buckland for her social media posts urging prospective dog owners to do their research before getting a puppy, after her French bulldog Reggie had to undergo surgery to help him breathe more easily.


Vets issue hot weather warning as temperatures soar

As temperatures soar across the UK, the BVA is warning pet owners to take extra care of their pets after almost two-thirds of vets reported treating animals being affected by heat-related conditions during last summer’s record-breaking heat

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