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Government recognises impact of Brexit on veterinary profession

The Government recognises the “vital work” that UK and EU vets currently do, and will continue to do after the UK’s exit from the EU, but cautions that UK-based EU vets’ working rights can only be protected if reciprocal agreements can be guaranteed for British citizens living in EU member states, according to a letter from the Home Office to BVA and RCVS.


Veterinary expertise recognised in Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group reappointments

The Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths AM, has announced the reappointment of members to the Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Group, including BVA Welsh Regional Representative Ifan Lloyd.


Ensure your region's voice is heard!

BVA is seeking nominations for seven new regional representatives to bring the voices of vets in those areas across the UK to BVA Council, helping to shape BVA's strategy and policy development.


BVA President highlights Northern Ireland vets’ unique role

Northern Ireland’s vets’ face unique challenges and opportunities as the UK's governments start planning Brexit, said the British Veterinary Association (BVA) President Gudrun Ravetz in her speech at BVA’s annual Northern Ireland dinner on Thursday 24 November.


Vets offer advice on winter walkies and other hazards

As temperatures start to drop, BVA and BSAVA are warning pet owners to make sure their dogs and cats are kept free from hidden and potentially fatal hazards this winter.


Vets offer flood advice to prevent livestock losses

With flood warnings in place across the UK, vets are urging owners to take precautionary measures to protect their livestock after findings from the British Veterinary Association’s (BVA) Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey reveal that in areas affected by flooding last winter (2015/16), a third (33%) of vets working with livestock or horses had clients who lost stock due to flooding.

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