November 2017

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.

4 mins

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.”

5 mins

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.

4 mins

Success for BVA campaign to ensure animal welfare by giving official veterinarians unrestricted access to footage in English slaughterhouses.

5 mins

Latest UK Veterinary Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance figures show antimicrobial use in food-producing animals has decreased.

7 mins

Two-day conference staged under canvas promises to combine fun with cutting-edge CPD for all small animal veterinary personnel.

5 mins

University of Nottingham research suggests existing techniques in UK dairy herds need to alter, to avoid the risk of nerve injury.

11 mins

Essex-based surgeon battles ‘very challenging’ conditions to complete Great Wall of China fund-raising feat for Alzheimer’s Society.

5 mins

What should vets do if presented with a puppy with cropped ears? A question posed by vet Richard Hatton after encountering a Dobermann puppy that had “clearly” undergone the procedure.

7 mins

A lecturer in statistics and animal welfare at The University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies has been honoured with a top accolade for her work on improving bird welfare.

3 mins

“Our ideal outcome is that EU veterinary surgeons currently living and working in the UK are allowed to stay indefinitely” – RCVS senior vice-president Chris Tufnell.

6 mins

Fifteen-year-old Weimaraner given the all-clear by veterinary practice following emergency surgery for gastric torsion a year ago.

5 mins

More than 25 delegates from across the UK and the Gulf states enjoyed two days of CPD at the first international Vet Dynamics Veterinary Business Bootcamp.

4 mins

A collaboration between scientists in the US and the UK has led to the identification of the genetic mutation that causes shaking puppy syndrome in the breed.

5 mins

Organisers promise world-class speakers and a minimum of 27 hours of CPD for delegates, who will also receive an additional free six months’ online CPD.

3 mins

Hundreds of staff members gather to applaud individual and practice achievements as part of the company’s two-day conference.

5 mins

University of Surrey students will get the chance to test their castration and spaying abilities at an RSPCA neuter event at Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists in Hampshire.

5 mins

Former head of communications Lizzie Lockett has been chosen by the royal college to take up the role, replacing Nick Stace.

4 mins

A total of 28% of veterinary practices which took part in the SPVS Recruitment Survey 2017 reported a severe effect on their ability to cover out-of-hours work due to not having a full complement of vets.

6 mins