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Relief For Veterinarians As Profession Makes Government’s New Green List

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 12:07 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The inclusion of veterinarians on a new Government Green List is welcome relief for the country’s vets, according to Kevin Bryant, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA). Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced the Green ... More >>

NZ Veterinary Association Appoints New Board Chair

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 3:05 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Grant Guilford as Chair of the Association. President of the NZVA Board, Grant McCullough says Guilford is a well-known and widely respected veterinarian ... More >>

Vet Shortage Not Stopping Urgent Patient Care

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 11:05 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is reassuring animal owners that veterinary clinics are continuing to see unwell animals, despite the current vet shortage and postponement of some routine appointments. Recent publicity about the effect of the ... More >>

Critical Worker Status A Win For Vets And Their Patients

Saturday, 12 February 2022, 12:27 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has welcomed yesterday’s announcement that vets and other animal welfare professionals are now included in the Government’s critical worker category. The decision allows people in animal welfare roles to register ... More >>

Border Opening In Nick Of Time For NZ Vets

Thursday, 10 February 2022, 1:07 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is delighted that skilled workers will be allowed into New Zealand from Sunday 13 March, helping to ease the country’s dire shortage of veterinarians. NZVA Chief Executive Kevin Bryant says the announcement ... More >>

Veterinary Association Welcomes Government Money For Graduate Vets

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is delighted that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), have funded thirty four graduate vets through the Government‘s Voluntary Bonding Scheme for Veterinarians (VBS). The successful recipients will ... More >>

Animal Fear From Fireworks Set To Escalate

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 7:30 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Fireworks go on sale across the country today. With many large-scale events cancelled due to COVID restrictions, the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) fears there will be an increased number of people using fireworks at home meaning fear and injury ... More >>

Lack Of Access To MIQ Endangers Vets And Animals

Monday, 27 September 2021, 12:04 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is calling on the Government to take action when it comes to prioritising access to MIQ spaces. After sustained but unsuccessful lobbying to achieve a commitment from the Minister for COVID-19 Response to allocate ... More >>

Veterinary Border Class Exception Announcement Helps Fill The Gap

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association is delighted and thanks the Ministers of Agriculture and Immigration for their announcement today that the government has granted a border class exception for an additional 50 general practice veterinarians ... More >>

NZVA Accepts Live Export Ban Is Consistent With Animal Welfare Science

Friday, 16 April 2021, 1:45 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is not surprised by the government’s decision to ban live exports by sea and believes the two- year transition period is pragmatic for businesses in the sector. We are not surprised by the decision and ... More >>

Study Shows Auckland Householders Share Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria With Pets

Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 9:40 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Results of a recent study of 27 Auckland households showing people and pets can share the same antibiotic resistant strains of E.coli is a timely reminder of the threat of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (18-24 ... More >>

Critical Shortage Of Veterinarians Just Not Sexy Enough

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 10:45 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

While the primary sector has been hailed as a saviour of the New Zealand economy during COVID restrictions, a critical shortage of veterinarians and its impact on the primary sector just doesn’t seem to be viewed as important or sexy enough to ... More >>

ANZACs And Veterinarians Worldwide Share Special Day

Friday, 24 April 2020, 12:16 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Corps was formed in 1907 during WW1 and despite being overwhelmed by a large number of animals they had to treat including horses, dogs and carrier pigeons, delivered outstanding service with only 2 per cent of animals ... More >>

Virtual Learning Bonanza For Global Veterinary Community

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 11:06 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Unparalleled learning opportunities will be open to the global veterinary community at the 36th World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC2020), an online festival of veterinary science. Hosted by the New Zealand Veterinary Association in partnership ... More >>

Veterinarians Ask Owners To Care For Animals And Their Vets During COVID-19

Monday, 23 March 2020, 11:24 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association says owners must continue to care for their animals’ health and welfare during the country’s response to COVID-19. "We appreciate there are many issues that people are dealing with in relation to COVID-19, ... More >>

Antimicrobial resistance a significant global challenge

Monday, 18 November 2019, 10:55 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Veterinarians and animal owners can help New Zealand play its part in meeting the challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), one of the biggest global threats to human and animal health. More >>

Research could mean longer lives for cats with cancer

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 2:03 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Research funded by Healthy Pets New Zealand (HPNZ) that could lead to new treatment options to extend the lives of cats with cancer in New Zealand has been published in a world-leading journal. More >>

Kiwis asked to support new pet health research

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 2:01 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

New Zealand animal lovers are being asked to dig deep to support important research not funded by the Government that seeks to improve the lives of future generations of Kiwi pets and their owners. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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