Category: NZVA media release
Look out for animal health and welfare around Guy Fawkes
This year, look after the animals - don’t let off fireworks at home or around your community.
NZVA media release: Critical shortage of veterinarians just not sexy enough
While the primary sector has been hailed as a saviour of the New Zealand economy during the COVID restrictions, a critical shortage of veterinarians and its impact on the primary sector just doesn’t seem to be viewed as important or sexy enough to see border restrictions streamlined.
NZVA media release: ANZACs and Veterinarians worldwide share special day
The New Zealand Veterinary Corps was formed in 1907 during WW1 and despite being overwhelmed by a large number of animals they had to treat including horses, dogs and carrier pigeons, delivered outstanding service with only 2 per cent of animals succumbing to illness or disease.
NZVA media release: Antimicrobial resistance a significant global challenge for animal and human health
Veterinarians and animal owners can help New Zealand play its part in meeting the challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), one of the biggest global threats to human and animal health. The WHO is raising awareness of the issue, which it regards as a significant issue globally, through World Antibiotic Awareness Week (18-24 November).
NZVA media release: Collaboration key to addressing the challenge of antimicrobial resistance in New Zealand
The New Zealand Veterinary Association is supporting rural veterinarians and farmers to reduce on-farm antibiotic use so they can assist in global efforts to slow the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
NZVA media release: Measles outbreak a reminder to pet owners to vaccinate
The measles outbreak is a reminder to pet owners to vaccinate their animals, which is the best way to protect them from certain infectious diseases, says the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA).
NZVA media release: Kevin Bryant appointed CEO of New Zealand Veterinary Association
New Zealand Veterinary Association President Dr Peter Blaikie today announced former industry training organisation leader Kevin Bryant has been appointed NZVA Chief Executive Officer.
NZVA Media Release: NZVA supports intent of proposed surgical procedure regulations
NZVA Media Release: Mycoplasma bovis apology accepted
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) accepts the Government's public apologies for the way the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has handled the programme to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis.
NZVA Media Release: NZVA advocates for ethically sourced puppies
The New Zealand Veterinary Association has issued advice to prospective dog owners in light of recent news media coverage highlighting animal health and welfare concerns regarding puppy farming.