Veterinary drug pentobarbitone stolen in Palmerston North
Police are investigating the theft of a powerful veterinary drug, pentobarbitone, which was stolen from a vehicle in Palmerston North on 3 November 2022.
Vaccinations key for keeping pets healthy and reducing antimicrobial use
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is urging pet owners to check their animals are fully vaccinated, in a bid to keep them healthy and reduce the need for antimicrobial treatments, including antibiotics and antifungal medication.
New NZVA Board member appointed
The NZVA Board is pleased to announce that Annabel Harris has been selected to fill the position of Appointed Veterinary Member on the Board.
Milk withholding period for abamectin pour-on products changed from NIL to 35 days
The withholding period on these products has been extended from NIL to 35 days to ensure milk residues will be below the lower milk maximum residue level (MRL) coming into force on 19 September 2022.
NZVA Board position announcements
The NZVA Board is pleased to announce further appointments to the Board.
MPI reminds farmers stock transport companies are checking NAIT declarations
Changes to milk withholding periods for abamectin-only pour-on products
Overseas outbreak of foot and mouth disease
Biosecurity New Zealand is closely monitoring the foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in Malaysia, China and Indonesia. Although there is a low risk of FMD entering New Zealand, it is important to follow all biosecurity rules to keep our country safe.
NZVA disappointed with dog attack Court ruling
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is expressing its disappointment today regarding Tauranga Moana District Court’s decision on a serious dog attack on a Bay of Plenty veterinarian.