British Veterinary Association


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British Veterinary Association

a voluntary professional organization which has the objective of maintaining the highest possible status of the British veterinary profession.
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Simon Shelley, Head of Industry News, ITN Productions, also commented: "ITN Productions is delighted to partner with the British Veterinary Association exploring the sector's news and current affairs and interviewing the profession's key players.
Recent British Veterinary Association research has shown nearly half of vets (48%) questioned treated animals for conditions related to hot weather during summer 2014 - the vast majority of which were dogs.
Robin Hargreaves from the British Veterinary Association said: "The trouble with using it in horses is that nobody has established when it's safe to eat meat that has been treated.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) said the decision went against the scientific grain.
The government's chief vet, Nigel Gibbens, has issued a statement with the RSPCA and the British Veterinary Association (BVA), urging the public to give extra thought to animal welfare in the hot weather.
Harvey Locke, head of the British Veterinary Association, said it could only take one holidaymaker jetting home - plus discarded infected food - to plunge the nation into another crisis.
The British Veterinary Association and the Kennel club do have an elbow dysplasia scoring scheme which suggests labradors are screened (via X-ray) and many Kennel Clubregistered breeders happily screen breeding animals, but it is not compulsory.
Highly Pathogenic Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (HP-PRRS) was "the number one pig disease on the planet", according to British Veterinary Association spokesman Dr Steven McOrist.
Aged 49, he takes over as president of the Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons - the "business arm" of the British Veterinary Association - on May 25.
There is a big trade in illegal meat with tonnes of it coming into the UK each year," said Mr Caplow, president of the British Veterinary Association.
A spokeswoman for the British Veterinary Association said while birds died all the time, the heightened awareness of avian influenza meant anybody finding a dead bird at the moment was likely to report it.
She is a member of the Greyhound Forum, a committee member of the Society of Greyhound Veterinarians and a member of the British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Foundation.

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