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Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Award nominations open »
Part of being a proud and successful profession is acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of others.  Eac...
Monday, 10 December 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update: 11 December »
The current situation As at 7 December there are: 32 Infected Properties (8 in the North Island, 24 in th...
Wednesday, 5 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Calling all companion animal veterinarians – an opportunity to diversify in 2019! »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association acts on behalf of members to ensure that member wellbeing, advocacy, education and...
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Spaycation, anyone? »
VetScript Editor's pick: December 2018   Every year, New Zealand volunteers spend time in the South Pacific pro...
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Bring in the experts »
VetScript Editor's pick - December 2018 Better awareness of treatment options among New Zealand pet owners and improv...
Saturday, 1 December 2018
Ten tips for staying well this holiday season »
  VetScript Editor's pick - December 2018 Canadian veterinary specialist Marie K Holowaychuk offers valuabl...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Notice: Using oral Altrenogest in racehorses »
Update: 20 November 2018 One clear day, notice using oral altrenogest in racing females Provided by Dr Andrew G...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update: 13 November »
In this Mycoplasma bovis update: The current situation Video explaining testing Myth busting...
Tuesday, 6 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help for horses »
VetScript Editor's pick: November 2018 Ten New Zealand-made, state-of-the-art equine ambulances are being rolled out...
Tuesday, 6 November 2018
Getting technical »
VetScript Editor's pick - November 2018 In the US, they’re often considered a veterinarian’s most trusted colleague....
Monday, 5 November 2018
Heart of the matter »
VetScript Editor's pick: November 2018 Expat British veterinarian Jacqui Huxley is one step closer to offering a ref...
Sunday, 4 November 2018
NZVA Foundation Annual General Meeting »
The Annual General Meeting of the NZVA Foundation for Continuing Education (The Foundation), will be held at the West Plaz...
Friday, 19 October 2018
Disease eradication versus control »
Is there a silver lining to New Zealand’s Mycoplasma bovis outbreak? Carl Eden, General Manager, Commercial, and C...
Thursday, 18 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Before you purchase fireworks, think about the animals »
Guy Fawkes is coming up (5 November). Before you purchase fireworks, think about the animals. The NZVA supports...
Monday, 15 October 2018
Future focused »
VetScript Editor's pick: October 2018 All business owners should think about succession planning, but few do. Matt...
Monday, 15 October 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update: 15 October »
In this update: The current situation. Advice for farmers buying, selling or moving weaned calves to graz...
Monday, 8 October 2018
Donate your veterinary books »
The Commonwealth Veterinary Association (CVA) run a book programme where books can be donated by veterinarians in New Ze...
Monday, 8 October 2018
Wanted: Senior Communications Advisor »
Permanent/Full-time (40 hours a week) Wellington-based Applications Close: 23 October 2018, 12pm. Do you want to...
Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Watch for rips »
VetScript Editor's Pick - October 2018 Bette Flagler talks with Vicki Lim, the student behind The Riptide Project, a...
Tuesday, 2 October 2018
Hog heaven »
VetScript Editor's pick - October 2018 Animal scientist Kirsty Chidgey’s obsession with pigs began at Massey Universi...
Monday, 1 October 2018
Cracking down on cartels »
This article is the first in a five-part series from the Commerce Commission addressing anticompetitive conduct. Nex...
Thursday, 20 September 2018
Notice to cease using Altrenogest Injections in Racehorses »
Update: 29 October 2018 Please see the following news story for updated information. Notice: Using oral Altre...
Sunday, 16 September 2018
Chief executive of New Zealand Veterinary Association announces resignation »
Mark Ward today announced his resignation as chief executive of the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) after almost...
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Equine: sporadic cases of unusual neurological disease »
There have been sporadic cases of unusual neurological disease in mares in the South Auckland and Waikato regions recently...
Tuesday, 11 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mycoplasma bovis update: 12 September »
In this update: Current situation LIC introduce daily semen testing Farm Risk Assess...
Monday, 3 September 2018
Animal welfare regulations 2018: Large animal veterinarians »
With new animal welfare regulations set to come into effect, Richard Wild, Specialist Advisor, Verification Services, Mi...
Sunday, 2 September 2018
Turtle crazy »
Since her first encounter with sea turtles, Auckland Zoo veterinarian Lydia Uddstrom has been fascinated. Now, thanks to a...
Sunday, 2 September 2018
Protecting the pets »
It’s tough – but often the case – when finances determine treatment. One way to ensure that more pets get the care they ne...
Tuesday, 28 August 2018
What needs to be said »
NZVA Chief Veterinary Officer Helen Beattie offers a refresher on veterinarians’ rights and responsibilities when it comes...
Sunday, 26 August 2018
Student events »
Crossroads: For BSVc third year students 2 October 2018 BSVc 3 students, this event is for you. To help give de...
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update »
Update: 15 August In this update: Compensation after commercial testing Calf days off for 2018...
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update for DCV members »
Mycoplasma bovis Answers to Some Common Questions We have had many questions asked from veterinarians about M bovis ,...
Wednesday, 1 August 2018
An outstanding professional gentleman »
John Schofield, BVSc (Massey), 1950–2018 Tribute by Hon Pete Hodgson Even as he would lean into the conve...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Good employer awards »
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and AGMARDT (The Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust) have...
Tuesday, 24 July 2018
NZVA advises against transport of heavily pregnant cows »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has advised its members that providing fitness-for-transport certification f...

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