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Spain - Veterinary Care
Most veterinary clinics offer a wide range of services to pet owners. These include general examinations and treatment, emergency services, surgical procedures, pet supplies, home visits if required and some will even collect the pet and return it home again. Most veterinary clinics are equipped with the latest technologies and are staffed by fully qualified professionals.
A vet in Spain will record details of vaccinations and treatment in the same way that a vet would in the UK and when booster injections are due they will send a reminder. In addition many vets will take in stray and injured animals that have no owner, so if you are looking for a pet the local vet is a good place to begin your search.
There is no national register of veterinary surgeons but there are a number of smaller organisations which keep details of qualified vets. One of these is AVEPA, an association for vets which specialise in small animals. This organisation dates back to 1964 and has almost 4000 members, advising on training and the latest innovations. AVEPA also works closely with the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).
AVEPA (Asociacion de Veterinarios Espanoles Especialistas en Pequenos Animales)
www.avepa.org (website in Spanish)
Tel: +34 93 253 15 22
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