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WSAVA Launches Campaign to Secure Equitable Access to Veterinary Therapeutics for Veterinarians Globally

 

 

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has launched a campaign to secure equitable access to veterinary therapeutics for veterinarians. Several leading veterinary associations have already responded to its call to sign its Position Statement on the issue.

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TOLFA founder receives 2018’s RCVS International Award

 

Tree Of Life For Animals founder Rachel Wright has just been announced as one of the recipients for this year’s prestigious International Award from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. The board “unanimously agreed” to award Rachel, who set up TOLFA, a veterinary hospital and animal shelter in Rajasthan,

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Even challenging events can result in something positive

It was wonderful to work with vet Belinda/Bin Johnston on this article for Vet Record her career and the events that led her to set up Our Special Friends, a small Suffolk-based charity which is helping to sustain the human-companion animal bond, sometimes in very difficult circumstances.

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Chief Executive Officer Appointed to Lead WSAVA’s Work to Advance the Health and Welfare of Companion Animals

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA), which represents more than 200,000 veterinarians worldwide through 105 member associations, has appointed its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In her new role, Ms Arpita Bhose, currently WSAVA Association Manager, will work with the WSAVA’s leadership team to advance its work to enhance the health and welfare of companion animals worldwide.

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Mission Rabies Goa Projects Boosted by Support from The Rotary Foundation

Mission Rabies Goa Projects Boosted by Support from The Rotary Foundation

Mission Rabies, a charity set up by UK veterinarian, Dr Luke Gamble, to help to eliminate rabies has received a grant from the Rotary Foundation, a global organization based in the USA,

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New Chair for WSAVA One Health Committee

US veterinarian Professor Michael (Mike) Lappin has been elected as the Chair of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA’s) One Health Committee (OHC). The OHC works to ensure the prominence of the small companion animal–human interface in the global One Health agenda.

Mike Lappin is the Kenneth W Smith Professor and directs the Center for Companion Animal Studies in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University in the USA.

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Charity urges support for #Vets4vultures Online Fundraising Campaign

British charity Wildlife Vets International (WVI) is urging the veterinary profession to support vital bird of prey conservation projects in Bulgaria, India and South Africa through its participation in online fundraiser The 2017 Big Give Christmas Challenge.

Vultures and other birds of prey are persecuted throughout the world,

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First Global Veterinary Dentistry Guidelines Unveiled by WSAVA

24 September 2017

Members of the WSAVA Global Veterinary Guidelines during the launch

 

First Global Veterinary Dentistry Guidelines Unveiled by WSAVA

Veterinarians urged to improve dental skills and to reject anesthesia-free dentistry

The first set of Global Guidelines for veterinary dentistry has been launched by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) to support veterinarians around the world in improving recognition of dental disease and in providing a higher standard of dental care to patients.

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WSAVA Expresses Opposition to Dog and Cat Meat Trade in New Position Statement

 

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has strongly expressed its opposition to the dog and cat meat trade in a new position statement.

Prepared by members of its Animal Wellness and Welfare Committee (AWWC), the Position Statement recognizes cultural variance on this issue but voices strong concerns about the welfare of dogs and cats at all stages of the meat trade.

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Blue Dog Programme to Receive WSAVA’s 2017 Global One Health Award

The Blue Dog Programme, an educational initiative to help children to interact safely with dogs, has been awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA’s) 2017 Global One Health Award. The award will be accepted by Professor Tiny de Keuster, a European Veterinary Specialist in Behavioural Medicine (Companion Animals) and founder of the programme.

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