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The AVA has recently received several enquiries from media outlets, about vets being requested to supply ivermectin to people for use as a COVID-19 treatment/prevention and have been asked if there is currently any associated concern with supply of the drug.
Members of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) and Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) are calling on the Australian Government to assist Afghan veterinarians, veterinary paraprofessionals and their families in leaving Afghanistan and resettling in Australia.
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has joined forces with RSPCA Australia and the Pet Food Industry Association of Australia (PFIAA) to express concern at the significant delays in developing and implementing robust regulation for Australia’s pet food industry.
Racing Victoria (RV), with the support of Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA), has today taken steps to help increase industry standards and improve licensee accountability by introducing a new veterinary permit.
With Pet Dental Health Month this August, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is reminding pet owners to book regular pet dental health checks with their veterinarian.
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.

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