August 2019

Attendees at one-day event in October will be able to boost understanding of equine or canine osteoarthritis and how to treat it.

5 mins

The proposed changes follow on from recommendations made by the Kinnaird Review into farm animal disease surveillance, which were accepted by the Scottish Government in 2011.

4 mins

Presence of the anabolic steroid testosterone over a permitted threshold in a sample could result in a 14-month suspension from racing and a 12-month stand down from racing for the horse.

5 mins

Willows-based diplomate voted on to the influential committee leading the European College of Veterinary Surgeons’ scientific programme.

3 mins

The Assembly Rooms in Bath will once again host VetCPD Congress, which this year features a range of subjects from nutrition and neurology to cardiology and cytology.

2 mins

New, data-driven innovation centre for veterinary science has been approved for funding.

4 mins

Under the plan, each peripatetic clinician will be responsible for a “zone” or territory and will offer their services to CVS practices in that area.

5 mins

The European Scientific Counsel Companion Animal Parasites UK and Ireland is being alerted to increasing numbers of heartworm-positive dogs being imported from southern and eastern Europe.

3 mins

Two new additions at Paragon mean centre has now recruited seven diplomates in the past nine months.

3 mins

New recommendations made on how to limit their potential harm to both animals and humans.

6 mins

Online event aims to update veterinary professionals on help and advice for canine and feline patients during the fireworks and party season.

3 mins

Disciplinary committee decides vet has “to date, overcome her addiction to alcohol”.

6 mins

Association of Veterinary Surgeons Practising in Northern Ireland’s autumn event to include CPD lectures, a mental health workshop and activities for children.

5 mins

The Kennel Club’s new all-in-one DNA test, which costs £135, can be used to detect a range of disorders in a host of breeds.

4 mins

“We view this investment in research and the pursuit of new knowledge as the lifeblood of the veterinary profession” – MSD Animal Health.

5 mins

The Scottish SPCA is calling for vets to support animal cruelty investigations, provide expert witness statements and give evidence in court.

2 mins

Until now it has not been possible to test for encysted small redworm as faecal egg counts only detect the presence of egg laying adult worms.

4 mins

Hands-on event aims to help vets and VNs “provide higher welfare wound care for the most typical presentations of avian casualty”.

2 mins

Bursary for veterinary surgeons offers three awards of up to £4,000 each, consisting of two ruminant and one companion animal.

4 mins

Extended degree allows students who miss out on – or are not ready for – vet school the chance to bolster their learning experience ready for entry later.

5 mins