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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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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FVE Activity report 2012-2014

It highlights the role of veterinarians in preserving and protecting human and

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Cascade Guide for veterinarians if NO authorised medicinal product is available

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Guia para veterinarios cuando no hay disponibles medicamentos autorizados

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AMR: Advices for the owners of horses and other equidae

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VETCEE is currently accepting applications

VETCEE accepts applications for the evaluation and approval of mid-tier veterinary programmes on Companion Animal edicine and Porcine Health Management.

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New rules for pet travel and pet passports

From 29 December 2014 the legislation will change in respect to pet travel rules and pet passports for EU citizens travelling inside or outside the EU.

Fri, 26 Sep 2014Read more

FVE Press- release on Commission's proposal for veterinary medicines legislation

Availability of veterinary medicines: differences per country likely to stay

Fri, 12 Sep 2014Read more

Veterinary medicinal products: proposal by European Commission

On 10 September 2014 the European Commission has adopted a pair of proposals on veterinary medicinal products and medicated feed.

Thu, 11 Sep 2014Read more

FVE activity report 2012 2014

FVE is proud to present you the activity report for 2012 - 2014

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Echinococcus 2014 - ESCCAP

Current issues in Echinococcus-related problems.

Thu, 04 Sep 2014Read more

Protecting bees, preserving our future: OIE bullettin

The latest OIE magazine is available online

Thu, 07 Aug 2014Read more

FVE working group on aquatic animals: draft report for comments

This draft report aims to make recommendations on how to improve the health and welfare of aquatic animals while also to maximize veterinary value in this sector.

Wed, 06 Aug 2014Read more

EMA is moving to a new office in Canary Wharf

From 1 August 2014 the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will begin operating from is new premises

Fri, 11 Jul 2014Read more

International Bourgelat Committee

The second Ordinary General Assembly of the IBC took place 26 May 2014 in Paris, on the occasion of the General Session of the OIE.

Tue, 08 Jul 2014Read more

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Chief Executive position Roma, Italy

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Animal By Product and Animal Waste Management Expert Bosnia Herzegovnia

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 - Tue, 14 Oct 2014

Animal welfare workshops in France (Lyon)

FVE organises once more an exciting practical animal welfare workshop for veterinarians, this time...

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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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