Veterinary medicines

Information

Vaccination of dogs and cats

The AVA position statement on vaccination of dogs and cats and associated information

Permethrin spot-on flea and tick products

The AVA is collaborating with manufacturers and regulators to reduce accidental cat poisonings from permethrin spot-on products intended for use on dogs

Antibiotics

AVA code of practice for prescription and use of products containing antimicrobial agents - See more at: http://www.ava.com.au/veterinarians-5#sthash.koA33Qd9.dpuf

AVA code of practice for prescription and use of products containing antimicrobial agents – May 2008

Health Editor, Adam Cresswell talks about antibiotic resistance and superbugs in The Australian  - 08 February 2011

AVA President, Dr Barry Smyth responds in a Letter to the Editor

Submissions

Discussion paper response: A National Scheme for Assessment, Registration and Control of Use of Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals - 10 February 2010

Proposed rescheduling of benzodiazepines, tylosin and the combination of adrenaline, bupivacaine and lignocaine  - 17 January 2013

Inquiry into the progress in the implementation of the ecommendations of the 1999 Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance (JETACAR) Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration - 15 February 2013

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