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Tuesday, 19 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taking no shortcuts »
VetScript Editor's pick - November 2019 They’re out there in the provinces and the cities, veterinarians doing the...
Monday, 18 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarity of purpose »
Emma Williams profiles incoming NZVA CEO Kevin Bryant, who has a passion for serving members of organisations that make a...
Monday, 18 November 2019
Great expectations »
Newly appointed NZVA Veterinary Manager (Companion Animals) Lorelle Barrett argues that the profession will need to adapt...
Sunday, 10 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
African Swine Fever »
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious haemorrhagic viral disease of domestic and wild pigs. The clinical sig...
Tuesday, 29 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fireworks Season – How to help our patients get through it »
With Guy Fawkes just around the corner, you may be getting an increased number of queries from clients about managing thei...
Sunday, 20 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guy Fawkes: care for animals by going to a public fireworks display »
Guy Fawkes Day is coming up (5 November). This year, care for animals by going to a public fireworks display – and don...
Wednesday, 9 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Care trumps knowledge »
They're out there in the provinces and the cities, veterinarians doing the everyday work in neighbourhood and country clin...
Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Question authority »
VetScript editor's pick - October 2019 The decoupling of veterinary authorisations from the prescribing of restri...
Monday, 30 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wanted: Appointed Board Chairperson »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is looking for an appointed board chairperson. For further information or...
Sunday, 29 September 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Handling equine in Alex »
VetScript editor's pick: August 2019 They’re out there in the provinces and the cities, veterinarians doing the ever...
Sunday, 29 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Financial boost for graduates in rural areas »
Thirty-two graduate veterinarians will receive a financial boost from the Voluntary Bonding Scheme for Veterinarians to he...
Monday, 23 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New regulations: disbudding and dehorning of cattle »
As of 1 October 2019, it will be a legal requirement that all cattle being disbudded/dehorned will need an appropriately p...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wanted: Working Huntaways aged 2-10 years »
Veterinary Enterprises and the Massey University Working Dog Centre are running a study on the prevalence of canine hip dy...
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Update on changes to radiation safety for veterinarians »
New licencing requirements Organisations that manage and control radiation sources must be in possession of a source...
Tuesday, 10 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Science meets spirit – The hidden medical benefits of yoga »
Yoga is an ancient practice that has been through a popularity boom in recent years. Known for its ability to increase fit...
Thursday, 29 August 2019
A really bittersweet year »
The best kākāpō breeding season on record has had a grim coda, with an outbreak of aspergillosis on Whenua Hou/Codfish Isl...
Wednesday, 21 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mycoplasma bovis – exclusive webinar invitation for NZVA members »
Learn about the latest science relating to Mycoplasma bovis Find out more about ongoing screening of bulk tank milk...
Monday, 19 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Veterinary Coordinator wanted »
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills and a flair for planning to become our first...
Monday, 5 August 2019
Certification of pregnant cows »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is aware that members are being approached to assess cattle in late gestatio...
Monday, 29 July 2019
On the fast track in the 'Naki »
VetScript Editor's pick : July 2019 Bette Flagler visits life and business partners Alex Hicks and Helen Knox at Ve...
Monday, 22 July 2019
Mission critical »
VetScript Editor's pick: July 2019 Waikato’s first round-the-clock, multidisciplinary veterinary hospital is prov...
Monday, 22 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The science of kindness »
VetScript Editor's pick - July 2019 Compassionate care can make all the difference, whether the patient is human o...
Sunday, 21 July 2019
Veterinary authorisation survey - initial findings »
The NZVA Veterinary Authorisation survey was developed to inform the NZVA of the specific concerns or issues from the prof...
Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Have your say: significant surgical procedures regulations »
Under the Animal Welfare Act 1999 significant surgical procedures may only be performed by a veterinarian (or veterinary s...
Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Equine dentistry position statements »
Equine dentistry is a growing branch of veterinary medicine requiring specialist knowledge, training and skills. To help g...
Monday, 8 July 2019
Winter grazing practices and animal welfare »
Veterinarians and veterinary practices in the farming sector may come under public scrutiny regarding winter grazing pract...
Monday, 8 July 2019
Winter grazing must not compromise animal health and welfare »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association says there is no place in modern farming for winter grazing practices that compromi...
Tuesday, 25 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pet oxygen masks for NZ emergency vehicles »
  Havelock North Fire Brigade was the first in New Zealand to receive specialised resuscitation...
Monday, 24 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate veterinarian Young Farmer of the Year finalist »
Having grown up on a farm, living on a farm now and with most of her work as a large animal veterinarian, FMG Young Farmer...
Monday, 24 June 2019
Wanted: NZVA Chief Executive Officer »
Chief Executive Officer Permanent / Fulltime Change! Change! Change! The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wanted: Veterinary Manager (Companion Animals) »
We're looking for a Veterinary Manager (Companion Animals). Could this be you? Or do you know an ideal candidate?...
Friday, 14 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
A dog's life »
VetScript Editor's pick : June 2019 Farm dogs have been part of the fabric of New Zealand life for 150 years, yet...
Wednesday, 12 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Into the Ark »
VetScript Editor's pick: June 2019 In early February, after the outbreak of major fires near Nelson, the nearby Rich...
Friday, 7 June 2019
The importance of caring »
VetScript Editor's pick: June 2019 Bette Flagler talks to Andrew Cribb (‘Cribby’) from East Coast Farm Vets, the Gisb...
Monday, 3 June 2019
The accidental veterinarian »
VetScript Editor's pick: June 2019 Graham Wallace reckons he was “hijacked” into veterinary medicine, but he made m...

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