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Increase in cases of Salmonella Bovismorbificans: please complete laboratory sample submission forms

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has noticed an increase in the reported incidence of Salmonellosis in livestock since 2015, most notably involving the serotype Bovismorbificans.

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Transport certification: important updates

We've had a few important things pop up about certifying livestock for transport recently. Are you referring to the latest advice?

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Transport certification update​

It’s that time of year again – where some veterinarians will be asked to certify heavily pregnant cattle as fit for transport.

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97th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Board elections

The NZVA Board have set the date for the 97th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. 

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Veterinarian Dr Vince Peterson named Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit

Timaru veterinarian Dr Vince Peterson was named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2020 Queen's Birthday Honours list.

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Equine exports suspended due to suspect positive test for piroplasmosis

The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has suspended all equine exports into or via Australia with immediate effect.

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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.  

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COVID-19: self isolation and animals

Here are some recommendations from the NZVA on steps you can take to effectively care for your animals during the self-isolation period.

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Cancellation of World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC) 2020

Due to the declaration of the coronavirus pandemic last week, World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC) 2020 has been cancelled.

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