NZVA - New Zealand Veterinary Association

CAV Publications

Companion Quarterly

Read the latest issues here (members only)

The Companion Quarterly is the CAV member magazine. It is valued highly by members as a source of quality CPD on clinical and topical issues relevant to companion animal practice in New Zealand.

With a circulation of over 750 companion animal veterinarians and more than 200 veterinary students, the magazine is an attractive option for partners in the companion animal veterinary industry who wish to advertise to the profession.

CAV are grateful to the Editor, Advertising Manager, Advertisers, Sponsors, Authors and those who manage the distribution for making this magazine a success.

Article Prizes

Article of the Issue - sponsered by EYEVET Services

All submitted articles (excluding those produced as part of a grant obligation or by the editorial committee) are eligible for this prize.

Article of the Year - sponsored by EYEVET Services

This article is chosen from the year's Article of the Issue winners

Student Article Competition - sponsored by VetEnt

Student articles are eligible for a separate annual undergraduate student article competition

Submit an article

Members are encouraged to submit articles and case reports for the magazine. $150 payment is made to articles accepted for publication.

Student members are also encouraged to submit interesting case reports with a $50 payment made for those accepted for publication.

Contact the Editor for guidelines on submitting an article.

Access previous articles from past issues

All articles from previous issues are available on the Sciquest website to CAV members. They are indexed and can be searched by subject, author or publication.


Read previous bulletins here (members only)

e-CAV is a regular email bulletin to members on topical issues important to New Zealand companion animal veterinarians.

Contributions for practice tips or topics of interest to the profession are always welcome. Send them to

Claim CPD points

Under the Veterinary Council of New Zealand’s (VCNZ) CPD framework, you can earn 1 self-directed learning (SDL) point for every 2 hours spent reading the Companion Quarterly (CQ) or e-CAV.

To make it easier to claim these CPD points, templates are available on the back page of each CQ issue. This can be removed and kept with your CPD files. Online recording through myCPD is available for CQ here and via a link at the end of each e-CAV.