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English bull terrier Peppa was stolen from a garden in Cardiff in December 2019 and is still missing, despite having a microchip.

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WSAVA advisory document confirms no evidence exists that pets or other domestic animals can be infected with 2019 n-CoV or that they may be a source of infection to people.

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Burgess Excel Vet Awards aim to celebrate rabbit-friendly vets, veterinary nurses and practices.

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WSAVA advisory document confirms no evidence exists that pets or other domestic animals can be infected with 2019 n-CoV or that they may be a source of infection to people.

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Compassionate TB advisor named Dairy Vet of the Year at the Cream Awards.

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Product could protect against the bacteria in animals from seven weeks old if piglets are vaccinated at the earlier treatment time of three weeks, according to MSD.

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New cases reported across England and Wales as researchers continue to probe the aetiology of the mystery dog disease.

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Vet and mum who “isn’t very good at distance running” aims to rack up the miles to raise money for the charity.

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Names confirmed for 2020 RCVS council elections, with a record 13 veterinary nurses putting themselves forward for VN council.

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