Brexit

Brexit is threatening Northern Ireland’s veterinary medicine supply

Brexit is threatening Nothern Ireland’s veterinary medicine supply due to a law which requires EU animal medicines to be batch tested before being sold in Northern Ireland.    This could lead to the discontinuation of certain products. In fact, there are fears that the region is at risk of losing as much as half of […]

Plea for new PM to prioritise animal welfare legislation

Recently appointed prime minister Rishi Sunak has been urged by the BVA president Malcom Morley to prioritise animal welfare legislation. Having long awaited government attention, the bill is set to address some of the most pressing animal health and welfare issues in the UK.  It will include introducing measures on ear cropping, puppy smuggling, importation […]