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Veterinarians from across Australia and around the world are in Brisbane this week for our country’s biggest and most renowned veterinary conference – the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) Annual Conference.
This world veterinary day, Aussie vets are using this opportunity to express their concerns regarding the health and welfare of some of Australia’s most popular and loved dog breeds.
The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) continues to express its concerns regarding the need for stronger animal welfare provisions on future live animal export voyages to the Middle East.
Veterinarians are critical in keeping farms safe and profitable
Australia is one of the highest pet owning populations in the world and thanks to advanced treatments and proactive approaches to pet care, animals are living longer, happier and healthier lives.
Peak veterinary body welcomes appointment of Independent Reviewer of Live Export Regulator
Australia’s peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), is urging the government to implement better and more transparent live export reporting systems so that the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) can act on these reports appropriately and without delay.
Australia’s peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), is calling for urgent changes to protect the health and welfare of animals exported to the Middle East during the northern hemisphere summer.

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