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Great expectations

Newly appointed NZVA Veterinary Manager (Companion Animals) Lorelle Barrett argues that the profession will need to adapt to changing expectations.

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Clarity of purpose

Emma Williams profiles incoming NZVA CEO Kevin Bryant, who has a passion for serving members of organisations that make a difference.

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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).

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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).

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African Swine Fever

African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious haemorrhagic viral disease of domestic and wild pigs.

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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 their pet’s anxiety during this time.

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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.

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Care trumps knowledge

For October's issue of VetScript Bette Flagler visits Geoff Woodhouse, Director and co-owner of Arrowtown’s Remarkable Vets.

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Question authority

When the authorising of restricted veterinary medicines (RVMs) was decoupled from dispensing a few years ago, more than one veterinarian took a financial hit.

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Wanted: Appointed Board Chairperson

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is looking for an appointed board chairperson.

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