Archive: April 2014

April 26th is World Veterinary Day !

Published: April 23, 2014
World Veterinary Day @IVSAWorld Veterinary Day is coming closer!World Veterinary Day is an important initiative of one of IVSA’s main partners; the World Veterinary Association (WVA). This year it will be celebrated on the 26th of April 2014 and will focus on the theme of ‘Animal Welfare’. As always, World Veterinary Day is aimed at bringing the importance of the Veterinary Profession to the general public by underlining the vital role of veterinarians in ensuring animals health and ...

A great story of Ben Stafford Rodgers and his dog Bandit from Texas

Published: April 12, 2014
The story of Ben and Bandit "Finding and being found” Hi Ben, thanks for sending us the pictures of Ben. What’s your mutt’s name – and how did he join your family? Bandit“His name is Bandit, and his arrival at my house is something of a mystery. I have had him for about ten years now, and the night he made his entrance, I was sitting in the car trying to get decent cell reception. I was talking to a relative on the west coast, and I had my boot on the light button to keep it dark, ...

Bayer Applauds the World Health Organization’s focus on Vector-Borne Diseases

Published: April 07, 2014
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every year more than one billion people are infected and more than one million die from a vector-borne disease. And importantly, these infections can be prevented by stopping the “bites” that transmit the diseases.   Today we are joining the World Health Organization to raise awareness about vector-borne diseases through their global public health campaign with the slogan “Small bite, big threat,” and the hashtag #Just1Bite.   The ...

Thierry Demonceau will tell you what it´s like to work at Bayer Animal Health in France

Published: April 02, 2014
Thierry Deomonceau talking to his team. Wonder what it’s like to work at Bayer Animal Health?  Check out our interview with Thierry in France. “When I was 9 years old, I had a horse.  When the horse got sick, I saw a vet taking care of him and was so impressed that I told my parents I wanted to be a veterinarian.  So I did. I studied veterinary medicine and became an equine vet at 22 years old….”Working at Bayer HealthCare, Animal Health: This month we are talking to Thierry ...