About FVE

FVE represents veterinary organisations from 38 European Countries and veterinarians working in all different Sectors. FVE strives to enhance animal health, animal welfare, public health and the protection of the environment by promoting the veterinary profession.

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Latest news & events

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Thu, 07 Dec 2023

FVE welcomes EU proposals to improve the welfare of animals: namely during transport and for dogs and cats

06 December 2023 Today, FVE applauds the European Commission on the release of two essential milestone proposals aimed at...

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Wed, 06 Dec 2023

140 million + cats and dogs in European households

The veterinary profession is urging the Commission to promptly publish the proposal regarding dogs and cats In a joint...

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Fri, 24 Nov 2023

VMPs in the beekeeping sector – European Pollinator Week 2023

In the framework of the B-THENET project and of the EU Pollinator Week 2023, a special satellite event took place on 29...

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To see the activities of FVE, click on the topic wanted.

This library section hosts many FVE-related materials: papers, presentations and reports – categorised according to topic for an easy and convenient access.

Animal Health
& Welfare

Veterinarians take care of the health and welfare of animals
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The veterinary profession is a liberal and a regulated profession
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Veterinarians prevent and treat diseases by using medicinal products
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Veterinary Education Establishments (VEEs) have a key role in our society
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Public Health
& Food Safety

Veterinarians play an essential role in protecting public health as well as the environment by providing a wide range of services.
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Job Opportunities

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12 October 2023

Veterinary Inspector

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is seeking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic veterinarians to join our veterinary team of over 150 vets in the Veterinary Service Animal Health Group (VSAHG).
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05 October 2023

Medication Control and Anti-Doping Veterinary Surgeon

The British Horseracing Authority is the governing and regulatory body for horse racing in Great Britain. It is BHA’s role to act for and on behalf of the whole sport, ensuring that the highest standards of welfare and integrity apply on and away...

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Do you have an employment opportunity?

Employment opportunities for veterinarians are numerous and include private or corporate clinical practice, teaching and research, regulatory medicine, public health, and military service.

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