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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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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