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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 >>

Keeping pets safe over the summer

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 4:33 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

As we move into the hotter summer months and enjoy the longer days and warmer nights, the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is encouraging pet owners to keep their pets cool, comfortable, well hydrated and free from heat-related health problems. More >>

Veterinarians support fireworks ban

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 10:52 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Veterinarians are supporting the petition before parliament to ban the private use of fireworks. The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) think the private use of fireworks in New Zealand is a significant animal welfare concern that causes fear, ... More >>

Fireworks can lead to Petrified Pets and Spooked Stock

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 12:26 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

A plea to consider the threat to animals from loud explosions and flashes of bright light caused by fireworks has been made by Dr Cath Watson, the president of the New Zealand Veterinary Association’s (NZVA) Companion Animal Society. More >>

Northland veterinarians assist in Northland relief efforts

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 9:44 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Northland veterinarians, along with many others, are on high alert and assisting in relief efforts, working collaboratively with organisations such as Dairy NZ and their farmer clients, following the floods and damage caused by Northland’s severe ... More >>

Antimicrobial resistance in animals in New Zealand

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Antibiotics have revolutionised health care both in humans and animals. Their use has reduced pain and suffering, prolonged lives and allowed for procedures (such as complex surgeries) which would not be achievable without them. However, there ... More >>

 

 

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