Pennard Vets leads the way with sustainability accreditation

An employee-owned veterinary practice group has become the first in Europe to achieve B Corp accreditation for the standard of its social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. Pennard Vets has joined some of the world’s biggest brands, including The Body Shop, BrewDog, Ben and Jerry’s, and Innocent Drinks, in achieving the standard. Transformational Veterinary … Read more

BVA earns top environmental accreditation

The BVA has been awarded Investors in the Environment’s (iiE) highest green-level accreditation for improving its sustainability performance. Recognizing the association’s progress towards a more environmentally sustainable way of working, the accreditation has been achieved a year since the organization reached silver level, following bronze in 2020. Leadership To secure the award, the BVA enhanced … Read more

RVC receives accreditation for advanced VN certificate course

The RVC has received accreditation for its new postgraduate and graduate certificates in advanced veterinary medical nursing from the RCVS. The certificates complement the RVC’s existing post-regulation qualifications in emergency and critical care (ECC) and anesthesia and analgesia, and allow for further professional progress for registered VNs at all stages of their education and career. … Read more

Raw food accreditation scheme ‘a huge step forward’ – producers

A new raw dog food certification scheme can help to address veterinary and scientific fears about the dietary program, leading producers have claimed. The RawSAFE accreditation, which has been developed with the support of the Raw Feeding Veterinary Society (RFVS), has already been awarded to two UK-based pet food manufacturers. Three recent studies have found … Read more

RCVS accreditation for Myerscough VN programmes

Two new veterinary nursing programs – part of University Center Myerscough’s Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (CertAVN) offering – have received formal accreditation. The programs – the CertAVN (Surgical Nursing) and the CertAVN (Anaesthesia and Analgesia) – have received accreditation from the RCVS following the success of Myerscough’s nursing programs in dentistry; and teaching, coaching … Read more