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Measles outbreak a reminder to vaccinate pets

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The measles outbreak is a reminder to pet owners to vaccinate their animals, which is the best way to protect them from certain infectious diseases, says the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA). More >>

Kevin Bryant appointed CEO of NZ Veterinary Association

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 3:40 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

New Zealand Veterinary Association President Dr Peter Blaikie today announced former industry training organisation leader Kevin Bryant has been appointed NZVA Chief Executive Officer. More >>

NZVA supports intent of surgical procedure regulatons

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 11:05 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The NZVA has requested animal health and welfare standards be raised in its submission to MPI regarding proposed Significant Surgical Procedure (SSP) regulations under the Animal Welfare Act. More >>

Winter grazing must not compromise animal health and welfare

Monday, 8 July 2019, 4:55 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association says there is no place in modern farming for winter grazing practices that compromise animal health and welfare. More >>

NZVA advocates for ethically sourced puppies

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 2:05 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association has issued advice to prospective dog owners in light of recent news media coverage highlighting animal health and welfare concerns regarding puppy farming. More >>

Veterinarians gear up to help farmers with new regulations

Friday, 12 April 2019, 12:17 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Veterinarians are gearing up to help farmers comply with new legal requirements to use local anesthetic during the removal of any horn tissue from cattle that will come into force from October 1 this year. More >>

New online tool to help dairy farmers identify M.bovis risk

Monday, 11 March 2019, 11:39 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

A new cost-effective tool for dairy farmers aims to help in New Zealand’s quest to eradicate the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. More >>

NZVA applauds Auckland Council’s push to ban fireworks

Friday, 1 March 2019, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has applauded Auckland City Council’s decision to call on the Government to put a nationwide ban on the public sale of fireworks. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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