Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
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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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Self assessment scheme for Veterinary Statutory Bodies

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Food Chain Information guidance

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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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MSD & FVE scholarship program 2016: a success story!

MSD Animal Health and the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) are pleased to announce that the 2016 Veterinary Student Scholarship Program has been a great success.

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FVE calls to end suffering of animals at long distance transport

For a number of reasons waiting periods for trucks arriving at the Bulgarian-Turkish border can become very long. This cannot go on and action is urgently needed.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016Read more

MSD Animal Health & Federation of Veterinarians of Europe Scholarship Grant 2016

Veterinary Student Scholarship Program 2016: distributing 10 grants of 5,000 US Dollars.

Thu, 08 Sep 2016Read more

New VETCEE Approved programme

The first VETCEE Approved programme in Laboratory Animal Science and Medicine is in Spain.

Wed, 07 Sep 2016Read more

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

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Tue, 04 Oct 2016 - Thu, 06 Oct 2016

Meeting & webinar- Actions to prevent tail-biting and reduce tail docking of pigs

Join the 3 day meeting organised by DG Sante in Grange actions to prevent tail-biting and reduce...

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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 - Fri, 18 Nov 2016

2016 ESLAV-ECLAM Annual Scientific Meeting on Animal Welfare

International Conference on Animal Welfare. Lectures by renowned speakers, short oral...

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