Federation of Veterinarians of Europe
Welcome to the FVE website

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is an umbrella organisation of veterinary organisations from 38 European countries.
We also represent 4 vibrant sections, each of which representing key groups within our profession: Practitioners (UEVP), Hygienists (UEVH), Veterinary State Officers (EASVO) and veterinarians in Education, Research and Industry (EVERI).

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FVE officially supports the "One Health Initiative"

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FVE Anthelmintic survey

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Veterinarians crossing borders 2016

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Self assessment scheme for Veterinary Statutory Bodies

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Food Chain Information guidance

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FVE Survey on the veterinary profession in Europe

FVE and its members have a strong interest in the on-going developments in the European labour...

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Vaccination of animals = Veterinary Act

Vaccination of all animals, both livestock and companion animals, is and should always remain a veterinary act.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017Read more

Practical EU guidelines to assess fitness of pigs for transport now available in many languages

The voluntary guidelines, which have been welcomed by the EU Commission, have been written by leading EU agri-food, veterinary, road transport and animal welfare stakeholder groups.

Mon, 15 May 2017Read more

Call to better regulate internet trade of animals

FVE, Fecava, FOUR PAWS wrote to the European Commissioners Ansip, for digital market and Commissioner Andriukaitis, Health and Food Safety, to express our concerns about internet trade of animals

Wed, 10 May 2017Read more

Regulation (EU) 2017/625 on Official Controls

The new Regulation on official controls has been published on the Official Journal.

Fri, 14 Apr 2017Read more

FVE calls for improved and more effective controls in slaughterhouses

Private and public partners need to take more responsibility for the shared objectives: the respectful treatment of animals destined for slaughter and safe, high quality meat for consumers

Mon, 03 Apr 2017Read more

FVE supports MEPs reports on rabbits and horses welfare

FVE support the two own-Initiative reports on rabbits (by MEP S. Eck) & the one on Equidae (by MEP J. Girling)

Mon, 13 Mar 2017Read more

Next FVE General Assembly in Tallinn

Estonian Veterinary Association invites the delegates of FVE to Tallinn to participate in the FVE General Assembly taking place on 9-10 June, 2017!

Tue, 07 Mar 2017Read more

Provision of services of quality is essential for veterinarians

FVE position on the recent publication of proposals for proportionality test and notification of services

Wed, 25 Jan 2017Read more

Will the EU manage to ban pig castration by 2018?

FVE publication in European Journal of Porcine Health Managment regarding the situation in respect to pig castration and the use of anaesthesia and analgesia in different European Countries.

Tue, 20 Dec 2016Read more

FVE welcomes process hygiene criterion in poultry

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe welcomes the introduction of 'process hygiene criterion' (PHC) for Campylobacter spp. for poultry carcasses.

Wed, 07 Dec 2016Read more

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 - Sat, 10 Jun 2017

FVE General Assembly

The spring General Assembly of FVE will be soon held in Tallinn, Estonia. Organizer and supporter is...

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