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BVA reacts to Brexit white paper

John Fishwick welcomes commitment to build on animal welfare standards BVA president John Fishwick has responded to the government’s Brexit white paper on the future …

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BVA: resistance to reclassified drug ‘worrying’

The drug, monepantel – sold under the trade name Zolvix – was reclassified from POM-V to POM-VPS in 2017, despite the BVA’s concern it was …

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BVA welcomes Cabinet Secretary’s statement on improving pet welfare in Wales

Measures outlined in the statement from Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, included a commitment to improving dog breeding regulations, a …

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Disney works with vets amid concerns about new film

BVA welcomes ‘positive engagement’ with filmmakers  Disney is working alongside the Brachycephalic Working Group (BWG) to reduce the negative impacts of its upcoming film, Patrick, …

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New framework a welcome tool for optimising fish health and welfare

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Fish Veterinary Society (FVS) have welcomed the Scottish Government’s launch today (Wednesday 23 May) of the 10 Year …

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Badger culling to be allowed in Low Risk Area

Government to allow culling in ‘exceptional circumstances’ Defra has announced that badger culling will be allowed in the Low Risk Area (LRA) of England, in …

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Slaughterhouse CCTV law laid before parliament

Legislation to come into force in May 2018 New legislation making CCTV cameras mandatory in slaughterhouses has been laid before parliament today. Under the proposals, …

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