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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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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FVE Activity report 2012-2014

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

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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

Ebola Virus: panic is a bad counsellor

Although the risk that the virus will spread in Europe is considered very low, it is important that national health services and all health professionals, are vigiliant.

Wed, 05 Nov 2014Read more

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.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014Read more

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

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Expression of interest for a post as Chief Veterinarian Stockholm, Sweden

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Director of Laboratories Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine Kildare

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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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