Schweizerische Vereinigung für Kleintiermedizin
Association Suisse pour la Médecine des petits Animaux
Associazione Svizzera per la Medicina dei Piccoli Animali
Swiss Association for Small Animal Medicine

Dear colleague,

What are your New Year's resolutions?
Travel more? Go here to sign up for an exchange now.
Exercise more? Go running, preferably wearing a T-shirt for a good cause.
Read more? Then check out our latest book review.
Learn more? Then sign up now for the EuroCongress in Tallinn, or check out one of the free webinars listed below!

Enjoy your read!
Karin (Editor)

http://mailchi.mp/fecava/new-years-resolutions-with-fecava

Dear colleague,

With this last Newsletter of the year I would like to wish you a merry Christmas on behalf of the FECAVA team!
Give yourself a last-minute treat (or make your first resolution), either by registering now for the EuroCongress in Tallinn or by giving yourself a T-shirt for the good cause! Or why not sign up for an exchange this year?
Whatever you do, enjoy this newsletter - and let us know how we can improve!

with best wishes for 2018 on behalf of FECAVA,
Let it snow!

Karin (Editor)

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Dear colleagues,

The brachycephalic issue is gaining momentum! Vets are taking the lead in many countries. At the meeting of the Union of European Veterinary Practitioners in Brussels ealier this month, Monique Megens presented the expert recommendations and showed off the now famous T-shirts and masks. Also in Brussels, signing of the student scholarship agreement and an official pledge to FECAVA's ongoing commitment to antibiotic resistance.
Other news that might be of interest: the Travel scholarship now open for applications, publication of VetFutures Europe, the Blue Dog app and a new European specialist college. And to find out more about FECAVA's new president, read this month's Vets in Europe!
You can also scroll to our book review section or to the selection of open access CPD papers.
Finally, all feedback is welcome: let us know what you think in our survey!

with kind regards on behalf of the FECAVA team,
Karin (Editor)

https://mailchi.mp/fecava/fecava-raising-awareness-on-healthy-breeding-and-antibiotic-resistance

Excite Your Senses in Singapore

The global veterinary community will gather 25 - 28 September 2018 in cosmopolitan, tropical Singapore for the 43rd WSAVA Congress & the 9th FASAVA Congress.

The Congress will provide four days of unforgettable social, cultural & scientific experience, and follow on from the tremendous success of WSAVA/FECAVA 2017 that attracted 3,000 veterinarians from all over the world.

Once again interact with international colleagues and learn from the very best with the top speakers in veterinary medicine today – all in the tropical garden city-scape of Singapore.

www.wsava2018.com

Call for Super Early Birds

Be the first in line! Super Early Birds benefit from a highly discounted fee and save up to $400. So, don’t delay, register today and join us in Singapore!

Vets must 'dare to speak out'

Urgent action on brachycephalic dogs called for during panel discussion at FECAVA/WSAVA/DSAVA Congress in Copenhagen
The rise in the popularity of so-called brachycephalic (flat-faced) breeds, including pugs and bulldogs, is linked to concerning trends for dog health and welfare, according to the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and the Danish Small Animal Veterinary Association (DSAVA/FHKS).
Experts from around the world discussed the issues facing these breeds and the implications for veterinarians during a panel session on brachycephalic breeds, on Tuesday 26 September during FECAVA-WSAVA Congress in Copenhagen. More than 200 delegates attended the event.
At the end of the session, panel members issued a number of recommendations to help veterinarians take steps to improve the health and welfare of brachycephalic dogs.

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News

Book review

Veterinary Clinical Pathology: A Case-Based Approach

Open Access Papers

Newsletter

Cute or calamitous?

At Copenhagen congress, vets discuss how to improve the health and welfare of flat-faced dogs
The rise in the popularity of so-called brachycephalic (flat-faced) breeds, including pugs and bulldogs, is linked to concerning trends for dog health and welfare, according to the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) and the Danish Small Animal Veterinary Association (DSAVA/FHKS).
Look at the video for more on the brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS) or come and see us at congress to try out our airflow-reducing mask ("breathe like a brachy").

Open access papers

Book review

August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7, Volume 7

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