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British Veterinary Association is the voice of vets in the UK. For 24/7 media enquiries: 07503190247, media@bva.co.uk
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Brrrrr. It's going to be chilly over the next few days! Remember, if it's cold for you, it's cold for your pets. Take a look at our tips for keeping , and other small pets safe and warm in this weather
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Have you booked a spot for BVA Pre-Congress Day that takes place this Friday (18 January)? All BVA members get access to 6 hours of online CPD chaired by our Sr VP
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We have joined forces with to once more make a clear call for veterinary surgeons to be restored to the Shortage Occupation List as part of the UK’s preparations for leaving the EU
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RUMA Alliance 6h
One of the most important success factors in colostrum management is having good colostrum to start with by getting the nutrition of ewes carrying multiple lambs right. Make sure your this year.
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Illegal puppy imports are a real concern for & animal rescue organisations- 30% vets had seen puppies last year that they were concerned had been brought into the country illegally. RT to share our top tips to get a puppy responsibly
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Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Dec 18
We’ve got four more 'Mind Matters: Mental Health Awareness Training' courses running from January – March, in Manchester, Reading, York and Wincanton! Buy your tickets here:
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We've some exciting news- BVA members are now eligible for a 30% discount on all courses in the UK! The 2019 CPD topics include dentistry, horse reproduction, sports medicine and equine nursing
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There's also ongoing support being offered to vet students and vets in practice:
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Gathering an evidence base, as this report did, was a vital first step, but it's certainly not the last. We're working hard to tackle the issues identified- eg a roundtable with employers/practices in September that identified key action points
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We agree. Our recent workforce study (), a project, has also helped identify the impact of vets' day-to-day work experiences on motivation & retention. It provides us with the evidence needed to build solutions and better support
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What does last night's mean for ? Take a look at our statement
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Read our thoughts on what tonight's could mean for , and how it informs our continuing work around :
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BVA Jan 15
63% of puppies intercepted at the border by Dogs Trust from 2015-2018 were French Bulldogs, Pugs, English Bulldogs & Dachshunds. Paula Boyden explains why stricter legislation is needed to tackle illegal puppy imports
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AWF Jan 15
Researchers have emphasised the need for an 'ongoing culture of vigilence' against bluetongue. Whilst current control measures should be efficient to prevent outbreaks, the threat of bluetongue is only set to increase.
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Veterinary Practice Jan 15
and have once again joined forces to make a clear call for veterinary surgeons to be restored to the Shortage Occupation List as part of the UK’s preparations for leaving the European Union:
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BVA Jan 15
and puppies top the list of dog breeds vets most commonly suspected of being imported illegally into the UK last year Along with , we're sharing 7 tips to help prospective owners get a healthy puppy responsibly
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BVA Jan 15
If it's cold for you, it's cold for your pets. Make sure their bed is in a dry & warm spot, and wipe your dog's paws & belly on returning from a walk to remove any ice or salt
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Kat Evans Jan 15
Please can everyone involved in all forms of veterinary medicine in the UK consider following the advice on the promotion of brachycephalic breeds
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BVA Jan 15
Hi! Jumping in here to say thank you for your efforts at championing best practice use of images at your practices. Please feel free to share our 10-point plan for vet practices (esp. #7 & #8) and guidance with colleagues
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Companion Animal Jan 15
Still too much inappropriate use of animals in adverts - if you spot such an ad, please use the template letter to flag this to the brand responsible.
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