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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FVE inputs on the Official Controls Regulation tertiary legislation

FVE is of the opinion that Competent Authorities and the Veterinary Services shall continue to play a predominant role in defining how ante-mortem and post-mortem inspections are performed.

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Practical EU Animal Transport Guides for cattle, sheep, horses, pigs & poultry now available!

These new guides aim to provide practical advice to professionals to ensure that the animals they transport remain in good welfare.

Thu, 07 Sep 2017Read more

MSD Animal Health & FVE Scholarships - DEADLINE POSTPONED!

MSD Animal Health and FVE made the 2017 Veterinary Student Scholarship Program available.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017Read more

EU inter-agency antimicrobial consumption and resistance analysis (JIACRA) report

The JIACRA report for 2013-2015 is now available. It analyses the potential relationship between the consumption of antimicrobials by humans and animals and the occurance of antimicrobial resistance

Fri, 18 Aug 2017Read more

FVE, FECAVA, Four Paws call EU for responsible online pet trade

FVE, FECAVA and FOUR PAWS International are calling for classified ad sites to introduce seller registration on their sites to protect both the public and the animals being sold.

Fri, 07 Jul 2017Read more

European Union places One Health on the top

Veterinarians, Doctors and Dentists welcome the new European One Health action plan against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Tue, 04 Jul 2017Read more

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

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Veterinary Advisor Bruxelles

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - Wed, 27 Sep 2017

Availability of animal health solutions for the future of livestock in Europe

IFAH-Europe and Copa-Cogeca joint workshop

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - Thu, 12 Oct 2017

IFAH-Europe 2017 conference - One health: more than a buzzword?

The Conference will focus on One Health and what that really means.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - Tue, 21 Nov 2017

Insects for food & feed: Opportunities for tackling societal challenges

Bringing together insect producing companies, high level representatives from the European...

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