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Important information for veterinarians travelling on live export ships

Recently, a veterinarian working on a live export ship was not able to immediately return to New Zealand at the end their voyage. To prevent this happening again, we suggest several points are clarified with the export companies, prior to veterinarians sailing (or accepting the risk if these issues are not addressed). We do not have clarity of how this process is being managed currently – it is understood that veterinarians caught up in a delay/alternate port will not be afforded emergency MIQ space.

The NZVA is engaging with the exporters, via Animal Trade Advisory Council, and will provide further information when it comes to hand.

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NZVA members COVID-19 update: 16 February 2021

We hope you and your team are managing with the latest COVID ‘adjustment’. It’s just a short one from us today, to provide updated information on yesterday’s two items:

  • Revisions to NZVA’s Essential Service Provision Advice
  • Clarification of Auckland’s regional borders

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NZVA members COVID-19 update: 15 February 2021

In this update:

  1. NZVA Essential Service Provision Advice - V8
  2. Travel over the Auckland perimeter

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COVID-19 Member update: 25 August
  • Advice to veterinarians navigating the Auckland regional border
  • Updated Veterinary Essential Service Provision advice for COVID-19
  • Clients in clinics at Alert Levels 2 and 3.

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COVID-19 Member update: 14 August
  • Call to all veterinary clinics with veterinarian shortages: we need your help!
  • Update to the NZVA Essential Service Provision document
  • Reminder about our 'Prepared Pet' checklist

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COVID-19 and pets update

With the re-emergence of COVID-19 in our community, we thought it worth updating you about what we know about animals and COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Member update: 12 August
  • Essential service provision guidelines
  • Advice about wearing face masks
  • Letter for essential worker travel
  • Telemedicine guidelines for clinics under Alert Level 3

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COVID-19 Member update: 30 April
  • Today's amendment to the Health Act (COVID-19 Alert Level 3) Order
  • Veterinary Service Provision Advice – corrections (repeated; nothing new)
  • Childcare options
  • Update on pet / horse care providers under alert level 3
  • Update on farms (including lifestyle blocks) & agriculture business under alert level 3
  • Leads on PPE and hand sanitiser
  • MPI Advice for Alert Levels 3 and 4

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COVID-19 Member update: 24 April
  • Upbeat(?) economic news and views with Jarrod Kerr
  • Veterinary Service Provision Advice – corrections
  • Dogs NZ message about reproductive services under AL4
  • Updates on dog grooming and rehoming litters under AL3
  • COVID-19 in New York cats
  • Veterinary Telemedicine
  • Update on transport certification
  • Update on livestock processing

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