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On World Environment Day 2021, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has highlighted the need for ecologically sustainable development where clearing of wildlife habitat is proposed, so as to minimise the animal welfare impacts on native wildlife.
Amidst the unfolding global COVID-19 pandemic, our amazing and dedicated veterinarians have continued their essential work leading animal health and welfare, providing care and compassion for animals and the wider community.
The Australian veterinarian-led research project, ‘Horses as Sentinels,’ has identified a new strain of the deadly Hendra virus as the cause of a previously unexplained horse death in September 2015.
On International Women’s Day 2021, the Australian Veterinary Association proudly celebrates women within the veterinary profession - for their contribution to animal health and welfare, and for their inspiration to other women to become veterinarians - one of many factors influencing increased female representation within the veterinary profession in Australia.
The voice of Australia’s veterinary profession, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), celebrates its Centenary in 2021.
Antimicrobial resistance is a growing global concern, and the peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) says that everyone, including pet owners, has a role to play in fighting antimicrobial resistance.
In recognition of Mental Health Month and Mental Health Day on October 10, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) wants to highlight the need for greater investment in mental health particularly during this COVID-19 global health emergency and thereafter.
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is completely dismayed at the lack of government response to reinstate the search for the remaining crew from Gulf Livestock 1.
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) joins the National Farmers Federation (NFF) in calling upon the federal government to urgently establish a nationwide permit for the safe movement of agricultural workers, including livestock and equine veterinarians.
Dental disease is one of the most common problems diagnosed in pets, with Australian vets finding four out of five dogs and cats over the age of three years exhibit some level of dental disease.

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