Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
Welcome to the FVE website

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is an umbrella organisation of veterinary organisations from 38 European countries.
We also represent 4 vibrant sections, each of which representing key groups within our profession: Practitioners (UEVP), Hygienists (UEVH), Veterinary State Officers (EASVO) and veterinarians in Education, Research and Industry (EVERI).

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FVE officially supports the "One Health Initiative"

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FVE Survey on the veterinary profession in Europe

FVE and its members have a strong interest in the on-going developments in the European labour...

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Callisto (FR)

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Questions and Answers in relation to cats

FVE and the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations has drafted a...

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CPD in small animal medicine

Jos Bongers (former FVE stagiare) thesis on CPD system across EU provides a valuable set of...

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EMA releases updated colistin advise

On 27 July, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) updated its colistin advise.

Wed, 03 Aug 2016Read more

OIE veterinary education recommendations

The World Organisation for Animal Health, OIE, released recommendations to further improve veterinary education worldwide.

Tue, 02 Aug 2016Read more

FVE launches self assessment scheme for its members

In the last General Assembly FVE has decided to launch a voluntary assessment for Veterinary Statutory Bodies that are FVE members.

Fri, 08 Jul 2016Read more

Relationship between animal welfare and the use of antibiotics in food animals

FVE has adopted in the last General Assembly a position paper on the relationship between antibiotics and animal welfare.

Thu, 09 Jun 2016Read more

FVE position paper on coccidiostats

FVE believes that all coccidiostats should be under veterinary prescription

Mon, 06 Jun 2016Read more

Stray dog population control: OIE one-year awareness campaign in the Balkans

One-year awareness campaign in the Balkan Peninsula to contribute to stray dog population control in the region.

Fri, 13 May 2016Read more

FVE - AVMA partnership

This relationship allows vets to unite as a larger voice, advocating across continents for the importance of veterinary medicine to society

Thu, 21 Apr 2016Read more

Update on ECCVT Activities

The European Coordinating Committee on Veterinary Training met on 22 March.

Mon, 18 Apr 2016Read more

Brussels bomb attacks

The FVE Board of directors and staff are shocked by the horrible attacks that took place in Brussels this week.

Thu, 24 Mar 2016Read more

Veterinarians play a crucial role in fighting antimicrobial resistance

On 10 March 2016 the European Parliament voted in the plenary on the proposal to amend the EU law on veterinary medicines. The vote is an important step in the EU co-decision process.

Mon, 14 Mar 2016Read more

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Tue, 06 Sep 2016 - Tue, 06 Sep 2016

Companion Animal Responsible Ownership: requirements for traceability of dogs & cats in Germany

Join the one day seminar in Berlin organized by Europetnet and VIER PFOTEN International.

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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 - Tue, 27 Sep 2016

Animal Health 2016

5th Animal Health and Veterinary Medicine Congress Healthy Animals - Healthy Society

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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 - Thu, 13 Oct 2016

EPRUMA & Slovakian Presidency: Common understanding on the responsible use of veterinary medicines

Aim of the workshop is to stimulate further dialogue between public authorities and the private...

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