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APHA Vet Gateway

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) Vet Gateway provides a portal through which private vets can gain access to APHA's services, systems, operating instructions, guidance, news and intelligence on new and re-emerging animal health threats. It supports private practice veterinary surgeons:

  1. Working as Official Veterinarians
  2. Accessing APHA's veterinary scanning surveillance and diagnostic support network.


Sheep imageAPHA Schmallenberg virus statistics
Fortnightly updates are now available to show the county and number of affected premises confirmed by APHA.
Published: 22 February 2017

Countryside imageExtension of free carcase collection areas in England for diagnostic PMEs
From 3 January more farmers will benefit from free carcase collection services.
Published: 30 December 2016

Image of poultryAvian influenza outbreaks in Europe: interactive map
APHA produces interactive map of the current avian influenza situation in Europe.
Published: 7 December 2016

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Reporting suspicion of notifiable disease and farmed animal welfare concerns

APHA investigates all incidents of suspected notifiable disease and reports of the mistreatment of farmed animals. If you suspect signs of any notifiable animal diseases or have welfare concerns, please notify your local APHA Field Services as soon as possible.

To find out more about APHA please visit GOV.UK.