A good turnout of 35 people enjoyed a memorable reunion at the end of March in Whanganui which was organised by Dave and Lorraine Taylor.
Last month, a reunion of the veterinary students’ intake of 1964 and 1965 took place.
Request for samples for molecular survey of the canine parvovirus 2 (CPV-2) in New Zealand
During 2021, MSD Animal Health and Massey University are collaborating on a parvovirus study: ‘A Molecular Survey of Canine Parvovirus 2 (CPV-2) in New Zealand’. The aim of this study is to estimate the relative prevalence of parvovirus subtypes in naturally infected New Zealand dogs.
Theilera equi response
A declaration of New Zealand’s freedom from the equine blood disease Theilera equi was recently posted on the World Organisation for Animal Health’s (OIE) website.
Remember to vaccinate your puppies against parvovirus! Parvovirus (‘parvo’) is a highly contagious, viral disease affecting the gastrointestinal tract of dogs.
Canine cough epidemic in NZ
Latest news about immigration and veterinarians
As a result of the NZVA lobbying efforts, supported by VCNZ, as well as recent correspondence from Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), we are pleased to announce that MBIE and Immigration NZ have formed the below view regarding the state of the veterinary profession in New Zealand.