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Good on-farm management essential for eradication success

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Good on-farm animal management will be essential if plans to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) are to succeed, the New Zealand Veterinary Association says. More >>

New Zealand's veterinarians mark World Veterinary Day

Friday, 27 April 2018, 3:04 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

On this day the New Zealand Veterinary Association is celebrating New Zealand’s wonderful veterinary profession. More >>

NZVA hopes for change to Dog Control Act 1996

Monday, 16 April 2018, 2:59 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association applauds the decision by the Christchurch City Council to reverse their statement calling for menacing dogs to be muzzled inside their properties. More >>

Advice on protecting pet rabbits from RHDV1-K5

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 1:59 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association is encouraging rabbit owners to protect their pets from Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) by vaccinating. More >>

Don't forget your pets after Gita

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 4:39 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association reminds New Zealanders to protect their pets after wide-spread damage from ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita. More >>

NZ veterinarians welcome TradeMe ban on dog breeds

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 10:45 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association welcomes the decision by Trade Me not to list pugs, French bulldogs and British bulldogs for sale on its website. More >>

Vets supporting pet owners over potential microchip failures

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Veterinarians supporting pet owners over potential microchip failures This press release updates the prior statement from the NZVA to give clarity to the chip numbers that may be faulty. Please disregard the previous update. More >>

NZVA calls for swift action from Greyhound Racing NZ

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) Chief Executive Officer Mark Ward shares the concerns about significant ongoing welfare issues that this report raised More >>

NZVA thrilled with hard-fought end to tail docking

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 1:04 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

NZVA thrilled with hard-fought end to tail docking in New Zealand Source: NZ Veterinary Association EMBARGOED UNTIL 11:10am, Wednesday 19 July 2017 -- The New Zealand Veterinarian Association (NZVA), and veterinarians across the country, are celebrating the news ... More >>

Vet Association welcomes new animal welfare regulations

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 1:02 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

New Zealand Veterinary Association welcomes new animal welfare regulations Source: NZ Veterinary Association EMBARGOED UNTIL 11:10am, Wednesday 19 July 2017 -- Today, the Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy, announced new animal welfare regulations ... More >>

NZ Veterinary Association appoints Chief Veterinary Officer

Friday, 7 July 2017, 1:28 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Dr Helen Beattie will be known to many in the veterinary profession as a valued colleague and leader, has been appointed New Zealand Veterinary Association's Chief Veterinary Officer. More >>

Veterinarians taking on global health issue

Monday, 24 April 2017, 11:56 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

New Zealand is joining the world in taking on one of the biggest issues facing our planet - and vets here have a special role More >>

Responsible ownership of all dogs is the key to success

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 10:42 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The NZVA applauds the Associate Local Government Minister Louise Upston for her continued action to address the issue of dangerous dogs by announcing a second tranche of dog control changes. Dog aggression is a complex and serious public health issue in New ... More >>

Growing antibiotic resistance an innovation opportunity

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 9:40 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

A new report by PwC has found that addressing the growing resistance to antibiotics is an opportunity for New Zealand. Scientific innovations and reduced-antibiotic livestock systems could increase the value of the country’s exports, with the right ... More >>

Team work needed to address antibiotic resistance

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 9:59 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

It’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week and veterinarians are urging farmers to work closely with them to address antibiotic resistance to preserve the effectiveness of these essential medicines for animal health and wellness. More >>

Analysis of 2014 swede related deaths in Southland and Otago

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 3:08 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Analysis of 2014 swede related deaths in Southland and Otago The unusual pattern of disease and mortality that affected dairy cows grazing on swedes last winter in Southland and Otago will be discussed tomorrow at the New Zealand Veterinary Association ... More >>

Recipient of inaugural award for sheep and beef cattle vet

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 4:08 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Oamaru’s Dave Robinson has been recognised for his huge contribution to the sheep and beef sector, receiving the inaugural award for Vet of the Year – Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarian. The award, from the Sheep and Beef Cattle Branch of the ... More >>

Veterinarians help farmers boost gross farm income

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 9:25 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

A veterinarian-designed programme is helping farmers to boost their gross farm income and will be discussed tomorrow at the New Zealand Veterinary Association Sheep, Beef and Deer Conference in Queenstown (3-5 June). More >>

Hoarding isn’t rewarding

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:42 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Hoarding isn’t rewarding Animal hoarding is a recognised psychiatric condition that results in a serious public health and animal welfare issue with evidence of increasing frequency as people become more isolated from family support systems. ... More >>

Landmark animal welfare legislation welcomed by vets

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 11:22 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand veterinary profession welcomes today’s landmark passage of the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill which brings greater clarity, transparency and enforceability of the country’s animal welfare laws, further strengthening New Zealand’s excellent ... More >>

 

 

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