Managing abuse online

Last year, 57% of vets in clinical practice were intimidated by clients and 48% were abused online. British Veterinary Association (BVA) and VetsDigital have come together to create a guide on how to manage unfair and abusive reviews online and how to resolve conflicts with clients. You can download the full version here.  This is […]

Menopause hub launched to help boost retention in the veterinary industry

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has launched a new menopause hub in a move to keep skilled vets in the profession. It hopes improving the support available to vets impacted by menopause will help create a more positive work environment, and ultimately improve retention rates.  This initiative arrives after recent data found that some 900,000 […]

Push for ban on electronic shock collars

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging vets to call on their MPs over the planned ban on electric shock collars.  While measures have been agreed by the House of Lords, the ban must still be approved by MPs. Hence, the BVA is pushing for vets to put pressure on their local MPs to ensure […]

Join a BVA committee!

Calling all talented veterinary professionals! The British Veterinary Association has an exciting opportunity for its members to apply for roles within BVA’s: Policy Committee; Ethics and Welfare Advisory Panel; and Branch Councils in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.    Successful applicants will have the chance to make positive changes within the veterinary community and have […]

3 things to consider before adopting an exotic pet

According to recent research from the British Veterinary Association (BVA), eight in ten (81%) of vets are worried about the welfare of ‘exotic’ pets. This is because non-traditional companion animals (NTCAs), such as amphibians, birds and reptiles have complex needs which are not always fully understood by pet owners. As a result, the BVA is […]