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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African swine fever: voice of the expert

FVE asked to Nikolaus Kriz, Head of EFSA Unit for Animal and Plant Health, about the current...

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Canine heartworm disease - FECAVA factsheet

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FVE - FECAVA - AnimalhealthEurope - animals vaccination infographics

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3 questions for Nikolaus Kriz about Lumpy Skin Disease

Mr. Nikolaus Kriz is a veterinary surgeon who graduated in veterinary medicine in Austria. He has 25...

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FishMedPlus Coalition update

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African swine fever: voice of the expert

African Swine Fever is currently spreading across Europe. The current prevention strategies are based on import controls, farmers’ awareness, biosecurity and early diagnosis.

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HealthyLivestock: tackling Antimicrobial Resistance through improved livestock health and welfare

Today a new ambitious and ground-breaking project is launched: HealthyLivestock. FVE is a partner of the consortium leading the dissemination package.

Thu, 25 Oct 2018Read more

Veterinarians care about your food

Currently, the way official controls shall be carried out is under revision. FVE is concerned that this revision of the legislation might be misused as an opportunity to save money.

Tue, 09 Oct 2018Read more

Poster Appropriate Antimicrobial Therapy for Companion Animals

FECAVA, FVE poster showing per indication the recommended therapy. Developed by experts. For every vet to hang up in their practice!

Thu, 19 Jul 2018Read more

Extreme breeding of companion animals: Raising public awareness is key

Extreme breeding and how to tackle it was the topic of the lunch discussion held at the European Parliament in Brussels on 26 June.

Tue, 26 Jun 2018Read more

Veterinary Students Scholarship Program 2018: 5,000$ grants for 36 students

Veterinary Students Scholarship Program 2018: 5,000$ grants for 36 students

Mon, 25 Jun 2018Read more

Use of Closed Circuit Television

The FVE has adopted a position paper on the use of cameras in the slaughterhouses.

Thu, 21 Jun 2018Read more

Top level Quality Assurance for Education in Veterinary Medicine in Europe

The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) has formally recognised the quality assurance system for veterinary education in Europe.

Mon, 28 May 2018Read more

WVA animal welfare award to Lotta Berg

5 veterinarians from Sweden, Brazil, Canada, China, Senegal have received the 2nd WVA Animal Welfare Awards in Barcelona!

Tue, 08 May 2018Read more

World Animal Vaccination Day: Prevention is better than cure

Vets and the animal medicines industry join forces on World Animal Vaccination Day to remind Europe's 80 million pet-owning households of the importance of vaccination of animals.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018Read more

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Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - Sat, 10 Nov 2018

FVE General Assembly - Rome


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