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Travel scholarship


Exchange travels are not just for students! Interested to visit a veterinary clinic in Barcelona (or Rome or Heidelberg or Prague...) and see some sights while you’re there? Veterinary practitioners keen to go on an exchange elsewhere in Europe can apply for a travel scholarship.


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FECAVA rabies symposium


Rabies control: Are we doing enough? How can vets help? These questions will be addressed by Luke Gamble, founder of Worldwide Veterinary Service and of Mission Rabies. Luke is one of the keynote speakers of the 2015 FECAVA symposium on rabies, to be held on Friday 16 October at the SEVC/FECAVA congress in Barcelona.

Other speakers include Katie Hampson (Global Alliance for Rabies Control, on worldwide rabies eradication) and Denis Novak (Serbia), who will speak on the clinical aspects of rabies and how practitioners should protect themselves and their staff.


For more information, click here (and select FECAVA rabies symposium)


CaroDog interviews FECAVA President

CaroDog is an online tool to promote responsible dog ownership in Europe. It organises workshops and conferences, and coordinates a European working group on identification and registration (I&R). In view of its special focus on I&R, CaroDog recently interviewed FECAVA President Monique Megens.

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FECAVA rep on UEVP board


Dutch FECAVA Director Bob Carrière was elected vice president of the Union of European Veterinary Practitioners (UEVP) for 2015-2017 at the recent general assembly of the UEVP in Iasi, Romania on 4 June. The UEVP aims to defend the interests of veterinary practitioners in Europe, including veterinary medicines regulations, continuing education and animal health and welfare. FECAVA is an important member of UEVP.

UEVP board 2015/2017. From left, Bob Carrière (Netherlands), Marjan Tacer (Slovenia), Piotr Kwiecinski (Poland), Thierry Chambon (France, president), Torill Moseng (Norway) and Kenelm Lewis (UK, secretary general).


Volume 25(3), Autumn 2015