November 2017

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.

7 mins

Interactive competition offers LVS delegates the chance to win £1,000 shopping spree by using their diagnostic skills.

2 mins

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.

7 mins

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.

3 mins

Bravecto Spot-on for Dogs by MSD joins complementary dog chew treatment and spot-on for cats, and will offer 12-week protection.

3 mins

October 2017

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.

5 mins

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.

4 mins

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.

3 mins

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.

4 mins

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.

2 mins

August 2017

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.

7 mins

Handheld unit developed in Canada is capable of differentiating between Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus uberis infections within two minutes during mastitis cases.

4 mins

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.

5 mins

July 2017

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.

2 mins

Orijen Fit and Trim is a diet for overweight cats with a soluble fibre blend to promote sufficiency and digestive health, according to manufacturer Bern Pet Foods.

2 mins

The extension for Zactran comes after a study of more than 360 sheep on EU farms – including some in the UK – found 97.8% were no longer lame after treatment.

3 mins