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Babesia gibsoni detected in two dogs in Canterbury

Biosecurity New Zealand is investigating after the exotic red blood cell parasite Babesia gibsoni was detected in two dogs in the Canterbury region. Babesia gibsoni is an unwanted and notifiable organism in New Zealand.

Keep dogs away from human treats this Easter to prevent emergency treatment

If chocolate, hot cross buns, and Easter egg hunts are on your agenda this long weekend, make sure they are kept well away from your dog to help avoid an urgent trip to the emergency veterinarian.

2024 NZVA Award winners announced

We are delighted to announce the NZVA Awards winners for 2024! Each year, The New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae Kīrehe (NZVA) recognises significant accomplishments, exemplary leadership and tireless commitment to our veterinary community thr…

Don’t put off puppy vaccinations as parvovirus cases surge - NZVA

As veterinarians report seeing a significant increase in the number of parvovirus cases, the New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae Kīrehe (NZVA) is calling on puppy owners to prioritise essential vaccinations to prevent heartbreak.

Upcoming courses and events

2024 NZVA and NZVNA Conference

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre

19-21 June 2024

Empowering veterinary mental health

Fostering collective growth for greater community impact.

Webinar series (recorded) - FREE
25 March, 22 May, 27 July

On-farm parasitology skills

Develop effective and sustainable parasite control programmes.

5 May - 4 August 2024

Edu-Badge: Rural animal

A range of micro-credentials for allied veterinary professionals working with rural animals.

Available February - December

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