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 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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Callisto (FR)

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Questions and Answers in relation to cats

FVE and the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations has drafted a...

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CPD in small animal medicine

Jos Bongers (former FVE stagiare) thesis on CPD system across EU provides a valuable set of...

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Stray dog population control: OIE one-year awareness campaign in the Balkans

One-year awareness campaign in the Balkan Peninsula to contribute to stray dog population control in the region.

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FVE - AVMA partnership

This relationship allows vets to unite as a larger voice, advocating across continents for the importance of veterinary medicine to society

Thu, 21 Apr 2016Read more

Update on ECCVT Activities

The European Coordinating Committee on Veterinary Training met on 22 March.

Mon, 18 Apr 2016Read more

Brussels bomb attacks

The FVE Board of directors and staff are shocked by the horrible attacks that took place in Brussels this week.

Thu, 24 Mar 2016Read more

Veterinarians play a crucial role in fighting antimicrobial resistance

On 10 March 2016 the European Parliament voted in the plenary on the proposal to amend the EU law on veterinary medicines. The vote is an important step in the EU co-decision process.

Mon, 14 Mar 2016Read more

Medicated feed: FVE recommendations for the AGRI Committee

In view of the vote on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on veterinary medicinal products, taking place on 15 March 2016.

Mon, 14 Mar 2016Read more

FVE welcomes Animal Health Law adoption

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) welcomes the adoption of the EU Law on transmissible animal diseases, also called the Animal Health Law (AHL).

Thu, 10 Mar 2016Read more

Epruma appoints new Chairman: FVE Vice President R. van Dobbenburgh

EPRUMA is happy to announce the appointment of FVE-Vice President Rens van Dobbenburgh as new Chairman.

Wed, 24 Feb 2016Read more

Veterinary medicines legislation: vote in European Parliament ENVI committee

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is happy to see that the ENVI Committee puts much emphasis on fighting antimicrobial resistance in animals and people.

Fri, 19 Feb 2016Read more

FVE meets Commissioner for DG Sante

On Monday 8 February FVE President Rafael Laguens, Vice-Presidents Rens van Dobbenburgh and Arne Skjoldager, and Executive Director Jan Vaarten met Mr. Vytenis Andriukaitis.

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Sun, 03 Jul 2016 - Fri, 08 Jul 2016

World Buiatrics Congress - Dublin

Buiatrics is the study of cattle and their diseases. In 2016 the WBC returns to Dublin after thirty...

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