BVNA News

City & Guilds will not provide VN training in the future

City & Guilds will not provide VN training in the future

17th January 2020

You may have heard the news that City & Guilds will no longer provide VN training. Please do not worry if you are a current student as they will teach out your course and uphold their commitments to you.

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#BigSchoolsBirdWatch2020

#BigSchoolsBirdWatch2020

14th January 2020

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) in the United Kingdom is the largest conservation charity in Europe - and they need our schools and community help to track the “ups and downs of birds across the country”.

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BVA and BVNA Action plan: Weight management and obesity prevention in companion animals

BVA and BVNA Action plan: Weight management and obesity prevention in companion animals

14th January 2020

There are many ways that vets and vet nurses can actively contribute to the prevention of obesity in companion animals - from regularly monitoring the weight and body conditions, to raising awareness about the importance of healthy body conditions and appropriate diets with pet owners.

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Press Release: New action plan offers guidance to veterinary professionals for tackling the scale of the pet obesity problem

Press Release: New action plan offers guidance to veterinary professionals for tackling the scale of the pet obesity problem

14th January 2020

Vets and vet nurses are marking National Obesity Awareness Week (14-20 January) by setting out an action plan for how veterinary professionals can play their part in tackling obesity in companion animals.

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National Obesity Awareness Week

National Obesity Awareness Week

14th January 2020

Running between the 13th and 20th of January is the National Obesity Awareness Week, a kick start to the UK's New Years Resolution to get the nation in shape! Over 35% of people in the UK are classified as overweight, and 29% of those are classified as obese (a BMI over 30).

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#WalkYourDogMonth2020

#WalkYourDogMonth2020

10th January 2020

With the festive season over, why not encourage your clients to get outside with their dogs to kick-start January's “Walk Your Dog Month”. It helps to move all of the Christmas turkey dinners, beats the winter blues, and gets those New Year's resolutions started - but most importantly, it improves well-being for both the owner and their dog!

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