Category: NZVA news
Guy Fawkes: care for animals by going to a public fireworks display
This year, care for animals by going to a public fireworks display – and don’t buy fireworks from the shops.
Care trumps knowledge
For October's issue of VetScript Bette Flagler visits Geoff Woodhouse, Director and co-owner of Arrowtown’s Remarkable Vets.
When the authorising of restricted veterinary medicines (RVMs) was decoupled from dispensing a few years ago, more than one veterinarian took a financial hit.
Wanted: Appointed Board Chairperson
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is looking for an appointed board chairperson.
Handling equine in Alex
This month, Bette Flagler visits Rebecca (Becci) Bishop of Central Lakes Equine.
Update on changes to radiation safety for veterinarians
Organisations that manage and control radiation sources must be in possession of a source licence according to the new Radiation Safety Act 2016 that came into force on 07 March 2017.
Transport of pregnant cows
We’d like to remind NZVA members of our advice regarding requests to certify late gestation cows as being fit for transport.
Veterinarians gear up to help farmers comply with new animal welfare regulations
Veterinarians are gearing up to help farmers comply with new legal requirements to use local anaesthetic during the removal of any horn tissue from cattle that will come into force from October 1 this year.
The Veterinary Council of New Zealand (VCNZ) has received complaints from the public who are mistakenly viewing pet vaccination certificates as whole health records/pre-purchase certificates, which they are not.
Animal welfare regulations 2018: Large animal veterinarians
Richard Wild, Specialist Advisor, Verification Services, Ministry for Primary Industries, looks at the ramifications for production animal veterinarians.