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.4 mins
New cases reported across England and Wales as researchers continue to probe the aetiology of the mystery dog disease.
“It is widely known that humans suffer from anxieties, but pets do, too, with 82% of dogs and 89% of cats reported to be scared of something” – Abigail King, Ceva.
David Hillier will quit as chief executive of IVC Evidensia in April, but will remain on the board as a non-executive director and investor.
Tour of large animal clinical facilities included Princess Anne observing a demonstration of a new equine gut model and the postmortem of a horse.
The free video service helps deaf clients and prospective clients who telephone a CVS practice by providing a video link with fully qualified BSL interpreters.
Group to use trained non-vet teams to help its veterinary surgeons build a better picture of what’s happening on farm.
President delivers wide-ranging speech at BVA annual dinner to an audience, including the minister for rural affairs and biosecurity, and CVO Christine Middlemiss.
Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2020 will see individuals and organisations recognised across 10 categories for their dedication and hard work in animal health and welfare.
Some anecdotal evidence suggests affected dogs can transmit the disease. It therefore makes sense for owners and vets to handle suspect cases carefully, and limit contact between affected and unaffected dogs – SAVSNET.7 mins
Training soon to be available online from newly approved regulator Vetpol.
Additional volunteers have had to join the veterinary crisis organisation as the charity fields a record 3,117 contacts in 2018.
European Parliament calls for stricter measures to combat illegal trafficking of pets.
Germany and Poland discuss setting up a “fenced corridor” to prevent African swine fever spreading. The disease has been found 30km from Germany – one of Europe’s major pork exporters.
Veterinary personnel “touched” by bush fire crisis pay for medical supplies to be sent to colleagues in Australia to aid injured wildlife.
More than 330 veterinary professionals responded to the a joint VMG and SPVS survey, which was conducted online during July and August 2019.
Russell Kane, known for hosting Live At The Electric and regular appearances on Celebrity Juice, will compere the VMA Annual Awards, in London on Friday 20 March.
New appointment “indicates Fitzpatrick Referrals’ continued commitment to providing the very best service to its referring vets and their clients”.
Despite Government manifesto promises on animal welfare, the RSPCA says no legal guarantee exists that welfare will be protected in a future trade deal.
The proportion of dogs screened for hip and elbow dysplasia has increased, while grades and scores of dogs used for breeding have also improved.