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World Veterinary Day - FVE holds Photo Competition
World Veterinary Day - FVE holds Photo Competition


This year the 'World Veterinary Day', an initiative of the World Veterinary Association, will be celebrated on 25 April.


"It will be the occasion to highlight the need for an integrated approach of veterinary and human medicine", said Walter Winding, President of the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), referring to the One Health policy promoted by FVE. "Veterinarians play a pivotal role between animals, their owners and society, he reminded. However, this role is not confined to animal health, but also animal welfare and public health, including food safety."

To highlight 'World Veterinary Day' 2009, FVE will be holding a photo competition with the theme "Veterinarians and animal owners, a winning partnership". The competition will be judged in two seperate categories (vets and farmers/farm animals; vets and pet animal owners/pet animals). Read more