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Reclassification of gabapentin and pregabalin

Reclassification of gabapentin and pregabalin

  • 01/04/2019 09:04:00
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Just a reminder to BSAVA members that from 1 April 2019, gabapentin and pregabalin will be reclassified as Class C Controlled Drugs under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and placed in Schedule 3 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 (excluding the application of safe custody requirements). BSAVA were involved in the consultation on this change.
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Global Advocate of the Role of Veterinarians in Animal Welfare Recognized with WSAVA Award

Global Advocate of the Role of Veterinarians in Animal Welfare Recognized with WSAVA Award

  • 27/03/2019 10:55:00
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An American veterinarian, board-certified in both animal welfare and behavior, has been announced as the recipient of this year’s World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Award for Companion Animal Welfare. Dr Melissa Bain is a professor of Clinical Animal Behavior at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in the US, where her research interests include enrichment for confined cats, owner attachment issues and stress in shelter animals. She is to receive the Award in recognition of th...
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BSAVA Congress introduces lunchtime lectures

BSAVA Congress introduces lunchtime lectures

  • 25/03/2019 11:06:00
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New to the BSAVA Stand at Congress this year is a series of free pop up lunchtime lectures. They are free to all attendees but places are limited so delegates are encouraged to arrive early to secure their spot.
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All you need to know about reptiles

All you need to know about reptiles

  • 20/03/2019 12:31:00
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BSAVA Congress 2019 sees the launch of the new edition of the BSAVA Manual of Reptiles. This extensively updated third edition, edited by Simon Girling and Paul Raiti, reflects the increasing sophistication of reptile medicine and surgery and acknowledges the expanding range of reptile species kept as companion animals.
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Annual report and financial statements

Annual report and financial statements

  • 15/03/2019 15:37:00
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The 2018 BSAVA Annual Report and Financial Statements is now available to access online. This year's version is only available in a digital format, although if you require a hard copy please give us a call.
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EU Exit: Update for OVs on Pet Travel

EU Exit: Update for OVs on Pet Travel

  • 15/03/2019 10:06:00
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The government is continuing to make preparations for the UK’s departure from the EU. Given negotiations are ongoing between the UK and the EU the outcome of which is unknown, the UK is also preparing for a ‘no-deal’ scenario in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. BSAVA continues to engage with Defra and APHA to obtain the latest updates from government which may have an impact on vets in private practice, in particular those who may be involved in OV work. The following are s...
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