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NZVA Joins International Experts Raising Awareness On Impact Of Extreme Body Conformations On Canine Health & Welfare

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Dog owners are being encouraged to think carefully before choosing a pet with extreme conformations - protruding eyes, deep skin folds, and twisted legs - that can lead to long-term suffering and costly veterinary bills. More >>

Keep Dogs Away From Human Treats This Easter To Prevent Emergency Treatment

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 9:26 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

If chocolate, hot cross buns, and Easter egg hunts are on your agenda this long weekend, make sure they are kept well away from your dog to help avoid an urgent trip to the emergency veterinarian. The New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae ... More >>

Don’t Put Off Puppy Vaccinations As Parvovirus Cases Surge - NZVA

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 12:27 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

As veterinarians report seeing a significant increase in the number of parvovirus cases, the New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae Kīrehe (NZVA) is calling on puppy owners to prioritise essential vaccinations to prevent heartbreak. "It ... More >>

Warning To Seek Emergency Veterinary Care If Dogs Consume Toxic Karaka Berries

Tuesday, 23 January 2024, 11:09 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae Kīrehe (NZVA) is urging animal owners to be on the lookout for highly toxic karaka berries, as the tree’s fruiting season intensifies between January and April. While signs of karaka toxicity have been recorded ... More >>

Pet Emergency Care Focus Of New Campaign

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 9:38 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

Have an animal emergency? Think P.E.T. That’s the message the New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae Kīrehe (NZVA) is urging animal owners to remember, as part of a new campaign to improve the way people use veterinary emergency services. ‘Animal ... More >>

Protecting Antibiotics: Prevention Better Than Cure

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:44 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae Kīrehe (NZVA) is calling on animal owners to work with their veterinarian to keep animals healthy and help prevent drug-resistant infections developing. Owners are being urged to vaccinate their animals against ... More >>

Prioritise Animal Welfare Over Entertainment This Guy Fawkes’ Weekend - NZVA

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 10:42 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The public sale of fireworks is again being called into question as veterinarians, animal welfare organisations, and pet owners brace for the impact of fireworks displays this week. The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is advocating for a ban ... More >>

Responsible Dog Ownership Urged As Reported Canine Attacks On The Rise - NZVA

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is calling on dog owners to be aware of their responsibilities and take all measures to ensure their pets are safe and can be trusted around other people and animals. Figures released by Auckland Council, ... More >>

NZVA Backs Select Committee Report Recommending National Cat Legislation

Friday, 11 August 2023, 12:03 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has welcomed the Environment Select Committee’s report to government that recommends a nationwide cat management framework, saying it’s a ‘step in the right direction’. After considering a petition by ... More >>

Report Into Veterinary Education Provides Opportunity To Discuss Solutions In The Profession - NZVA

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is reviewing findings from the ‘Rethinking Veterinary Education’ report and will discuss its recommendations with the profession, government, and stakeholders. Released on Monday, the report suggests that veterinary ... More >>

New Zealand Veterinary Association Supports Cyclone Relief Funding For Animal Welfare

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 11:44 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is delighted with yesterday’s announcement that a further $30 million is being invested by the government to help rural businesses and communities boost health and safety, and protect animal welfare, following Cyclone ... More >>

Diversity, Inclusion And Equity Focus Of World Veterinary Day 2023

Saturday, 29 April 2023, 12:15 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is celebrating the incredible diversity of people who make up its profession as part of today’s World Veterinary Day 2023. This year’s global theme promotes diversity, equity, and inclusiveness within the ... More >>

Landlords Asked To Help Keep Flood-affected Owners And Pets Together

Friday, 10 March 2023, 2:30 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is encouraging landlords to allow people who have been displaced by recent flooding events to bring their pets with them when they move into a new property. Auckland’s January floods and Cyclone ... More >>

Be Aware Of Pet Illnesses And Diseases Following Floods

Friday, 3 March 2023, 11:12 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is encouraging pet owners in the country’s flood affected areas to keep an eye on their pets’ health following the cyclone and rain events, and to contact their vet if they have concerns. NZVA Head of Veterinary ... More >>

Support Offered To Cyclone Affected Veterinary Teams

Friday, 17 February 2023, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is putting a call out to all veterinarians affected by Cyclone Gabrielle, asking how they are faring and what support they need. "The first of a series of webinars was held at 2pm this afternoon to check in ... More >>

Preparing Your Pets For The Festive Season

Thursday, 8 December 2022, 11:00 am | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The Veterinary Council of New Zealand (VCNZ) is reminding pet owners that a little bit of preparation now will help keep their animals fit and healthy over the summer holidays. VCNZ Professional Advisor Seton Butler says whether people are going away ... More >>

Vaccinations Key For Keeping Pets Healthy And Reducing Antimicrobial Use

Wednesday, 19 October 2022, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is urging pet owners to check their animals are fully vaccinated, in a bid to keep them healthy and reduce the need for antimicrobial treatments, including antibiotics and antifungal medication. Vaccinations ... More >>

NZVA Disappointed With Dog Attack Court Ruling

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 1:21 pm | New Zealand Veterinary Association

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is expressing its disappointment today regarding Tauranga Moana District Court’s decision on a serious dog attack on a Bay of Plenty veterinarian. Dr Liza Schneider was attacked by the dog in the Holistic ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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