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NZVA Award 2019 winners

We are delighted to announce the NZVA Awards winners for 2019.

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Equine: Withholding time list update

The New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association Prohibited Substance Recommended Withholding Times List (WHT list) has been updated.

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Companion animal veterinarians - PetPlan insurance policies

We’ve had several queries from members about the PetPlan insurance policy process. So, we asked PetPlan for clarification about what they require.

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Waste not

While the Government prepares to target six of the most problematic waste streams in New Zealand, some veterinary clinics are already focusing on reducing their rubbish. 

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Down South

In this month's 'Out there vetting' series, Bette Flagler talks to Louise Ingram and Sandy MacGillivray at Otautau Vets.

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A privileged career

Approaching the end of a long and varied career, the retiring Ōtaki veterinarian Helen Beban reflects on changes in the profession she loves.

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Taking no shortcuts

Bette Flagler talks to Sandy Cooper of Elles Road Veterinary Centre, Invercargill.

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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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