Category: NZVA media release
Protecting antibiotics: prevention better than cure
The New Zealand Veterinary Association Te Pae Kīrehe (NZVA) is calling on animal owners to work with their veterinarian to keep animals healthy and help prevent drug-resistant infections developing.
Prioritise animal welfare over entertainment this Guy Fawkes’ weekend - NZVA
The public sale of fireworks is again being called into question as veterinarians, animal welfare organisations, and pet owners brace for the impact of fireworks displays this week.
Responsible dog ownership urged as reported canine attacks on the rise
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is calling on dog owners to be aware of their responsibilities and take all measures to ensure their pets are safe and can be trusted around other people and animals.
NZVA backs select committee report recommending national cat legislation
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has welcomed the Environment Select Committee’s report to government that recommends a nationwide cat management framework, saying it’s a ‘step in the right direction’.
Report into veterinary education provides opportunity to discuss solutions in the profession - NZVA
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is reviewing findings from the ‘Rethinking Veterinary Education’ report and will discuss its recommendations with the profession, government, and stakeholders.
New Zealand Veterinary Association supports cyclone relief funding for animal welfare
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is delighted with today’s announcement that a further $30 million is being invested by the government to help rural businesses and communities boost health and safety, and protect animal welfare, following Cyclone Gabrielle.
Diversity, inclusion and equity focus of World Veterinary Day 2023
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is celebrating the incredible diversity of people who make up its profession as part of today’s World Veterinary Day 2023.
Landlords asked to help keep flood-affected owners and pets together
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is encouraging landlords to allow people who have been displaced by recent flooding events to bring their pets with them when they move into a new property.
Be aware of pet illnesses and diseases following floods
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is encouraging pet owners in the country’s flood affected areas to keep an eye on their pets’ health following the cyclone and rain events, and to contact their vet if they have concerns.