Monthly Archives: November 2015

Screening and responsible breeding are improving dog health, new statistics show

30 November 2015

The data showed hip and elbow improvements across the breeds

Health testing designed to support responsible dog breeding by screening for hereditary conditions is helping to improve the health of breeds across the UK, according to new statistics from the Canine Health Schemes.

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Kennel Club jointly run the...

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The Hippest Celebration at London Vet Show

23 November 2015

Celebrating the Hip Dysplasia Scheme

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Kennel Club joined together for a celebration at the London Vet Show on the 19 November to mark 50 years since the launch of the scheme to screen for hip dysplasia in dogs.

The Hip Dysplasia Scheme was the first of four Canine Health...

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Leading health organisations call for proper use of antibiotics

17 November 2015

Leading health organisations join forces for the first time to promote a ‘One Health' approach to ensure responsible guardianship of antibiotics

Leading human and animal medical organisations – the British Medical Association (BMA), British Dental Association (BDA), British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) - join forces for the first time to...

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Taking charge of our future: Vet Futures report launch at London Vet Show

13 November 2015

The Vet Futures Report will launch on 20 November

Join the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) at the London Vet Show on Friday 20 November for the launch of the Vet Futures report, the culmination of a year of engagement and research with the veterinary and veterinary...

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BVA President highlights the power of partnership working in speech at Stormont

12 November 2015

Sean Wensley highlighted the power of partnerships in his Northern Ireland speech (Photo: London Wetlands Centre)

Northern Ireland's animal health and welfare initiatives place a spotlight on the power of partnership, said British Veterinary Association (BVA) President Sean Wensley in his speech at BVA's annual dinner at Stormont.

Mr Wensley opened his speech, addressing...

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Dental care of dogs and cats is one of the most commonly overlooked areas of pet health care. Approximately 80% of all dogs and cats have periodontal disease by the time they are...
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