About FVE

FVE represents veterinary organisations from 40 European Countries and veterinarians working in all different Sectors. FVE strives to enhance animal health, animal welfare, public health and the protection of the environment by promoting the veterinary profession.

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Latest news & events

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Thu, 07 May 2020

Veterinary dilemmas in COVID times

The exercise of veterinary medicine and ethical dilemmas are inextricably linked The mission of the Royal Veterinary...

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Thu, 30 Apr 2020

FVE AVMA CVMA revised joint statements

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Canadian...

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Fri, 24 Apr 2020

World Animal Vaccination Day: prevention is better than cure

Brussels, 20 April 2020 -  The exceptional circumstances we are finding ourselves in at the moment are highlighting in no...

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To see the activities of FVE, click on the topic wanted.

This library section hosts many FVE-related materials: papers, presentations and reports – categorised according to topic for an easy and convenient access.

Animal Health
& Welfare

Veterinarians take care of the health and welfare of animals
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The veterinary profession is a liberal and a regulated profession
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Veterinarians prevent and treat diseases by using medicinal products
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Veterinary Education Establishments (VEEs) have a key role in our society
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Public Health
& Food Safety

Veterinarians play an essential role in protecting public health as well as the environment by providing a wide range of services.
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Job Opportunities

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19 February 2020

Assistant Scientific Director

The Assistant Scientific Director will:
• Alongside the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) direct the scientific activities of both charities.
• Manage both charities’ externally funded research programmes.
• Play a leading...

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13 February 2020


CityU Veterinary Medical Centre (CVMC) in Hong Kong has an opportunity for Veterinarian to join our specialty centre in Hong Kong. If you are just starting your career, or you are an experienced Veterinarian looking for a change, this is a unique...

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Do you have an employment opportunity?

Employment opportunities for veterinarians are numerous and include private or corporate clinical practice, teaching and research, regulatory medicine, public health, and military service.

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