Northern Ireland Protocol will block 51% of veterinary medicines in seven weeks – vets give serious warning on public health, food supplies, animal welfare and trade, a leading vet has warned.

Now, Dr Esther Skelly Smith, who is Junior Vice President of both the North of Ireland Veterinary Association and the British Veterinary Association NI Region, says that the grace period…

British Veterinary Association warns ‘costly bureaucracy’ and ‘onerous regulation’ of veterinary medicine in Northern Ireland risk to animal welfare, public health and agricultural economy

Speaking at BVA’s 2022 Northern Ireland Dinner, the President talked about the potential shortage of animal medicines facing the profession in Northern Ireland as the result of post-Brexit regulation. Under…

Protocol set to create shortage of veterinary medicines for sick animals in Northern Ireland, parliamentary committee warned

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is set to create a shortage of veterinary medicines for sick animals in Northern Ireland, a parliamentary committee has warned. ver half of veterinary medicines used…

Parvovirus signs and symptoms as cases of the life-threatening dog illness is on the rise in Ireland

Pet owners are being urged to keep up to date on their dog’s vaccinations as cases of parvovirus rise in the UK and Ireland. The life-threatening disease can be extremely…

Dog ‘Prozac’ licensed in Ireland for stressed-out pandemic pets

Veterinarians began prescribing the antidepressant fluoxetine – sold under the brand name Prozac for humans – for stressed pets after the drug was approved in Ireland for dogs. It is…

Darren Kennedy launches the fourth national ‘Dog Friendly Ireland Day’ with Dogs Trust

Darren Kennedy and his 15 year old Yorkshire terrier Harry at the launch of the 4th National Dog Friendly Ireland Day by Dogs Trust. As part of their campaign to…

Dr. Mary Ireland named new chief veterinary officer

Hello, and welcome to Sprout, where it’s National Catfish Day (the edible, not the sketchy, online activity) and National Strawberry Parfait Day. It’s Friday too! So take off your shoes…

Veterinary medication offered in Eire should be labelled in Irish, EU court docket guidelines in first-ever case heard by Irish

The EU Supreme Court has issued a ruling requiring Irish courts to take remedial action to ensure that veterinary products sold in Ireland are labeled in Irish. In its first-ever…

Meals closures Eire: Tallaght catering enterprise compelled to shut over cat litter incident whereas metropolis store remembers meat

A well-known grocery store in Dublin was forced to close in March after cat litter was found in the kitchen, while another was forced to withdraw meat products for sale…

Farm medicines bought in Eire have to be labelled in Irish – EU courtroom

The EU Supreme Court has issued a ruling requiring Irish courts to take remedial action to ensure that veterinary products sold in Ireland are labeled in Irish. In its first…