A six-week consultation begins today (29 January), where the Government is seeking views from industry and stakeholders for guidance expected to be available later this year.4 mins
Members of the University of Nottingham SpiderLab group have plans to turn an old aquarium into a state-of-the-art “arachnarium” to house – and add – to its collection.
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.
Elanco initiative aims to drive pet owners into veterinary practices to properly assess their pets’ risk of endoparasites and discuss the frequency of worming treatments.4 mins
Delegates heading to the ExCeL event in November are invited to a “test drive” to find out how the latest veterinary surgical lasers perform.
Alfaxalone product has licence extended to include induction of anaesthesia in pet rabbits, with manufacturers also offering a range of support for practices intended on using it.
The Boehringer Ingelheim product has been granted the extension after a study demonstated efficacy in delaying onset of heart failure in dogs with asymptomatic mitral valve disease.
With no steam or vacuum required, manufacturer says it is goodbye to filling and draining with costly deionised or reverse osmosis water, as well as no need for a drying cycle or wet instruments.
Norbrook has verified the pH of certain batches of Meloxaid 5mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs and Cats has increased over time and is out of specification.
Abaxis UK says the VetScan cPL Rapid Test “completely eradicates questionable results” and the need to send out for additional testing, potentially saving practices money.3 mins
“Group four anthelmintics should be used only as part of a careful designed strategy for the individual farm and it is imperative this strategy is worked out with a vet,” says Sheep Veterinary Society.
Handheld unit developed in Canada is capable of differentiating between Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus uberis infections within two minutes during mastitis cases.
Highly palatable product offers slow-release energy and easy hydration in what has been hailed the world’s first complete, 100% liquid fibre-based diet.
Carprodyl Quadri's four dosage strengths allow for more accurate prescribing for a dog’s weight.2 mins
Prilactone Next, launched by Ceva Animal Health, is an improved spironolactone treatment, available in 10mg, 50mg and 100mg presentations.