Press releases

2014

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Vets Welcome Commencement of Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013


2013

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Agriculture Industry Could Gain €200 Million if Meat Plants Equipped for Veterinary Feedback

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Veterinary Ireland expresses shock that tail docking and dew claw removal of dogs will be permitted

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Rabies Case in the Netherlands – Risk to Ireland Has Increased Due to Amended Regulations

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Irish Vets Can Partner Farm Expansion, Efficiency & Quality

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Veterinary & Scientific Spotlight on Pets

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Vets Welcome Minister's Plans for Mandatory Microchipping of All Irish Dogs


2012

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Vets Highlight Halloween and Fear Problems in Dogs

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Veterinary Ireland congratulates the Gardai and DSPCA in rescuing puppies

National Animal Welfare Forum 2012 - View here


2011

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Vets Vote in Favour of Industrial Action

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Irish Vets Call for Rapid Introduction of Puppy Farm Regulations

Media Release from Veterinary Ireland
Why vets are prescribing Radio for pets this Hallowe'en

Veterinary Profession welcomes Bikers at Horse Welfare Seminar - View here.

Veterinary Ireland concerned that changes in EU Regulations on Pets will increase threat to human health in Ireland - View here. 

National Animal Welfare Forum 2011 - Launching Spay Ireland Initiative - View here.


2010

Imminent Introduction of Puppy Farm Legislation - Click here

Public Health and Welfare VICAS Media Release - Click here

Vets criticise scaremongering by opponents to Dog Breeding Bill - Click here

Veterinary Assistance Programme Launched - Click here

The Facts about the Proposed Dog Breeding Bill - Click here

Veterinary Profession Welcomes Extension of Pet Passports Regulations - Click here

Motions at Vet AGM call on Minister to Act on Animal and

Vets warn of Risks of "Watering Down" Puppy Farm Legislation - Click here


2009

Vets mark "World Rabies Day" - Click here

Upcoming changes on Equine Identification - Click here


2008

Bluetongue - Vets call for all out ban on imports from Bluetongue restricted zones - Click here

Electronic Tagging - Click here

Response to Lantinus - Denis Lynch - In response to queries in relation to the LANTINUS / DENIS LYNCH matter Veterinary Ireland has issued the following statement - Click here

Veterinary Ireland responds to Competition Authority Report - Click here

World Rabies Day 2008 - Awareness is the Best Defense against Rabies - Click here

WTO - Vets concerned about threat to agriculture from inappropriate WTO agreement - Click here


2007

Dog Legislation - Minister Gormley Urged to Review Legislation for the Control of Dogs - Click here

Electronic Tagging - Proposed "Electronic Tagging" of Dogs Welcomed - Click here

FMD - Vets urge Vigilance - Click here


2006

Veterinary Ireland supports practical farm rules regarding medicines propsed by Dept. of Agriculture & Food - Click here

Veterinary Medicines (as Gaeilge) - Buairt ar Tréidlia faoi rialacha nua ag baint le leigheas do ainimhthe feirime - Click here

Veterinary Medicines - Review of Veterinary Medicines Legislation - Click here

Veterinary Practice Bill - Vets welcome publicationof new bill - Click here

Vets on call - Veterinary Ireland responds to concerns about "Vets on Call" TV programmes - Click here


2003

Heatstroke - Vets Issue Warning to All Pet Owners on the Dangers of Heatstroke - Click here

Media Release 7.5.03 - Vital Role for Vets in Meat Inspection Service - Click here


2002

Conference - Cattle association of Veterinary Ireland launched at inaugral conferance in Nenagh - Click here

Consumers - Vets organisation reassures consumers - Click here

DAFF Dairy Schemes - Vets concerned about lack of agreement on beef and dairy schemes - Click here

Policy Papers - Vets issue new policy papers on TB and brucellosis eradication programmes - Click here

TB and Brucellosis Eradication Programmes - Click here


2001

Bioterrorism - Vets role in coping with bio-terrorism - Click here

Veterinary-Farming Forum Convened - Click here

Vets urge Vigilance - Click here