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NZVA news
Thursday, 19 March 2020
Board nominations open for NZVA Board »
Nominations are now open for one elected position on the Board of the New Zealand Veterinary Association.  K...
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
COVID-19: self isolation and animals »
With the new self-isolation requirements introduced by the Government on March 14th, many more people will be self-isolati...
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Cancellation of World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC) 2020 »
Over the weekend, the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) received advice from the World Veterinary Association (WVA...
Thursday, 12 March 2020
COVID-19 and WVAC 2020 »
The NZVA and World Veterinary Association are currently monitoring the international COVID-19 situation....
Wednesday, 11 March 2020
COVID-19 and animals »
In response to enquiries from members, here are some guidelines for managing COVID-19. This information has been summ...
Sunday, 12 January 2020
Australian bush fires – how to help the animals »
As you’ll be seeing in the media, the Australian bush fires continue to burn. So far, more than 8.5 million hectares of Au...
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Antibiotic advertising guide for veterinarians »
Advertising of restricted antibiotics to end users is no longer permitted under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary...
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
NZVA Award 2019 winners »
Each year, the NZVA recognises significant accomplishments, exemplary leadership and tireless commitment in our veterinary...
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Companion animal veterinarians - PetPlan insurance policies »
We’ve had several queries from members about the PetPlan insurance policy process. So, we asked PetPlan for clarification...
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Equine: Withholding time list update »
The New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association Prohibited Substance Recommended Withholding Times List (WHT list) has been...
Monday, 2 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
A privileged career »
VetScript Editor's pick: December 2019 As a child, Helen Beban was a “horse-mad science nerd” who was inspired by th...
Monday, 2 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Down south »
VetScript Editor's pick: December 2019 In this month's 'Out there vetting' series, Bette Flagler talks to Louise Ingr...
Monday, 2 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Waste not »
VetScript Editor's pick: December 2019 While the Government prepares to target six of the most problematic waste stre...
Tuesday, 19 November 2019   (2 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...

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