Two leading veterinary anaesthetists from the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine have headed south to join a specialist referral centre in Hampshire.5 mins
A schoolgirl whose aspiration was to become a vet has realised her ambition and started work at the practice that provided her with her first work experience.
A puppy found in a park with gaping abdominal cavities after suspected mastitis infection is recovering after being taken to a Blue Cross hospital.
University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science project will use analytics and machine learning to provide a disease early warning system in calves as young as 14 weeks.
Compassion In World Farming chief executive Philip Lymbery wants to see a “systemic change“ in the way farm animals are kept – and believes the veterinary community has a vital role to play.
Devon vet Dick Sibley’s pioneering work to break transmission routes of bTB in the heart of badger cull territory appears to have had an unforeseen consequence – a meeting of minds.
Vote to reduce the term of service for council members from four years to three, as part of structural changes to help bring in “new blood”, confirmed.4 mins
Much-awaited results of RCVS consultation into future of schedule – which received the highest number of responses ever seen by the college – have been released.
The veterinary charity presented its Vet Nurse of the Year accolade at BVNA Congress in Telford to a VN who goes “above and beyond”.
Foundation year programme offers alternative veterinary nursing route for those who do not have necessary entry requirements.
RCVS Knowledge-hosted CPD session aims to help delegates implement advanced best practice and will bring together specialists from human and veterinary health.
Georgina Bretman received a two-year ban, community payback and a deprivation order after being sentenced in a case that took more than four years to come to court.
Nupsala Veterinary Services obtains rights to supply tissue processing product to veterinary practices using adipose-derived cells.3 mins
“Typically, it’s very difficult to look inside the mouth of a dog while it’s chewing, but this robot allows us to assess products more rapidly than we’ve ever been able to in the past,” – Mars Petcare.
Interactive competition offers LVS delegates the chance to win £1,000 shopping spree by using their diagnostic skills.
The largest clinical trial in vet cardiology has found Boehringer Ingelheim’s congestive heart failure product can be used by vets to treat the preclinical stage of myxomatous mitral valve disease.
Available in print and online, the company’s latest reference guide features data sheets for new products, including safety instructions, withdrawal periods and product indications.
Bravecto Spot-on for Dogs by MSD joins complementary dog chew treatment and spot-on for cats, and will offer 12-week protection.
To support European Antibiotic Awareness Day, BEVA has made available two informative lectures – presented by Lord Sandy Trees and John Marshall – from its 2017 congress.5 mins
President-elect of BEVA Renate Weller recognised as a teaching fellow for her national and international contribution to education and pedagogy.
Researcher Matthew Parker said: “It’s too soon to know for certain if selenium in the diet will help or even cure the condition, but the crib-biting horses we tested were deficient in selenium.”
MSD Animal Health’s academy development will be presented at London Vet Show to enable equine vets to build a strong preventive health care strategy.
Success for BVA campaign to ensure animal welfare by giving official veterinarians unrestricted access to footage in English slaughterhouses.
Latest UK Veterinary Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance figures show antimicrobial use in food-producing animals has decreased.
“With corporate businesses now dominating the industry more than ever before, this funding has allowed us... to build on our strong standing as an independent practice,” says Broadleys director.4 mins
For £75 for indoor cats, or £99 for outdoor cats, the Kit-Start package includes a bespoke vaccine course, neutering, microchip, parasite control and nail clipping.
Places still available for first CPD event at University of Glasgow on 20 October, on use of platelet growth factors, with second on class IV lasers in Reading on 8 November.
“We have invested heavily in some of the very best equipment and we are in talks with some of the most talented and dedicated clinicians and nurses in the industry” – founder Michael Hamilton.
Redevelopment of an adjoining flat owned by Dunedin Vets in East Lothian has allowed for more consult rooms, a lab, separate dog and cat waiting areas, and new staff amenities to be created.
ViVet, inspired by Vet Futures, will provide various resources and support to help the profession stay at the forefront of innovation in the animal health sector.