38th World Veterinary Association Congress

The World Veterinary Association (WVA) is delighted to announce and to invite you to the 38th World Veterinary Association Congress (WVAC2023) that will take place in Taipei, Taiwan on April 26-29, 2023.   Take this opportunity to enhance your continuing education in veterinary science, to meet colleagues from all over the world, and visit the…

The pet industry in the Benelux: an update

[Source: by GlobalPETS News Team ] How is the pet industry doing in Belgium and the Netherlands? How has it been affected by COVID-19? Almost half of the households in the Netherlands own 1 or more pets. The latest results from a survey conducted by I&O Research show that in 2021 a quarter of Dutch…

American Veterinary Medical Foundation and Merck Animal Health to support relief efforts in Ukraine

(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) March 10, 2022—Responding to urgent relief needs in Ukraine, the American Veterinary Medical Association today announced that its charitable arm, the  American Veterinary Medical Foundation , will direct a $100,000 donation from Merck Animal Health to help pets in need , to support veterinary and animal-welfare groups in the war-torn country and the…

China lifts ban on certain pet food imports

Exported canned pet compound food (wet food), exported pet snacks and other commercially sterilized canned pet food of avian origin will not be affected by avian-related epidemics and will be allowed to be exported to China. That’s what General Administration of Customs, P.R. China, has announced last week. So far, globally there are 19 countries…

Protecting dogs from ticks infected with multiple diseases

Source: Veterinary Practice News Protecting dogs from the dangers of ticks is one of the most difficult challenges we face in modern veterinary medicine. While preventing fleas is a relatively straightforward process for both veterinarians and pet owners, ticks pose a series of threats all their own. Unlike fleas, which present primarily as one predictable…