Monthly Archives: September 2017

Welcome TB measures offset by lack of clarity within new cull licences

11 September 2017

BVA supports a comprehensive strategy to tackle bTB, using all of the tools in the toolbox

Today the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) announced a number of measures as part of the Government's strategy to eradicate bovine TB in England.

Commenting on the news, BVA President Gudrun Ravetz said: “Today's announcement sees...

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Dog breeding defects emerge as top concern for vets

06 September 2017

This Puppy Awareness Week, BVA and Animal Welfare Foundation are encouraging prospective pet owners to use the Puppy Contract to ensure they are buying a healthy and well-socialised puppy from a responsible breeder

Vets are calling on prospective dog owners to think twice before buying a puppy after breeding and hereditary defects came out...

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