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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Food safety: veterinarians are vital!

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Veterinary aspects of aquatic animal health and welfare, aquaculture and ornamental fish trade

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Zoonoses prevention: veterinarians are vital!

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How to use antimicrobials responsibly

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Q&A: new rules for pet travel and pet passports

This document tries to answer the main questions you may have regarding these changes. It has been...

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Natural disasters and "One Health"; Are we prepared?

FVE organise a conference in Brussels, on 16 and 17 April 2015, in association with the Latvian Presidency and the participation go the European Commission.

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Harmonisation of veterinary education

Fundamental for establishing EU citizens' trust in veterinary services. ECCVT Statement

Tue, 13 Jan 2015Read more

World Health Day 2015: Food safety

WHO is promoting efforts to improve food safety, from farm to plate (and everywhere in between) on World Health Day, 7 April 2015.

Fri, 09 Jan 2015Read more

ECCVT newsletter

The fifth issue of the ECCVT newsletter is published.

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Position paper on the use of zinc oxide

Zinc Oxide should be treated as any other Veterinary Medicinal Product (VMP).

Tue, 02 Dec 2014Read more

FVE 10 principles of veterinary certification

The 10 principles represent best practice in veterinary certification

Tue, 02 Dec 2014Read more

Position paper on antimicrobial resistance - November 2014

Veterinarians are an important part of the solution to the urgent matter of antimicrobial resistance

Tue, 02 Dec 2014Read more

Policy paper on veterinary education

A thorough undergraduate education of high quality and continued life-long learning forms the basis for a qualified and well-functioning veterinary service.

Tue, 02 Dec 2014Read more

Press Release - Doctors, Dentists and Veterinarians keep on fighting against antibiotic resistance

European health professionals raise awareness to primary care prescribers on the prudent and responsible use of antibiotics

Fri, 14 Nov 2014Read more

Highly pathogenic H5N8

Highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza has been found in north east Germany in fattening turkeys. It is the first time that H5N8 is seen in Europe.

Fri, 07 Nov 2014Read more

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Head of Risk Assessment and Scientific Assistance Department (RASA) EFSA Parma Italy

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Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA) - Director of Veterinary Programmes London

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 - Wed, 18 Mar 2015


The 3rd International One Health Congress brings science and policy together aiming at the early...

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - Fri, 17 Apr 2015

FVE Conference: Focus on Natural disasters

FVE in association with the Latvian Presidency and with the participation of the European Commission...

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