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TV vet becomes first APBC patron

TV vet and broadcaster Mark Evans has become the first patron of The Association of … more

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Survey to gather breeder opinion on health testing

The Kennel Club (KC) and BVA have launched a survey to gather views on health … more

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London Vet Show switches to larger venue in 2016

The 7th London Vet Show (LVS) attracted record delegate numbers and will be moving to a … more

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Chelonia group plans 40th anniversary symposium

The British Chelonia Group will celebrate its 40th anniversary symposium on 12 March 2016 at … more

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Homeopathy prescribing petition gathers pace

A petition urging the RCVS to ban vets from prescribing homeopathic treatments has gained more … more

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Call for RCVS and VN council election candidates

Nominations are invited from veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses eligible to stand for RCVS council … more

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Find out more about the different dry off methods and their impact on udder health, … more

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Can you guarantee your clients will give antibiotics responsibly? Poor compliance is likely to compromise … more

An update to lymphoma in dogs

Lymphoma is a neoplasm arising from the malignant transformation of lymphocytes. Generally, this is a … more

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Genomics and fertility at Irish cattle conference

The Cattle Association of Veterinary Ireland (CAVI) conference was held in Mullingar right in the … more

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Controversies and practicalities of human toxocarosis control

ABSTRACT Toxocara species are a group of intestinal nematodes infecting dogs (T canis) and cats … more

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Obesity: a metabolic time bomb

Yikes – obesity is the now the most common nutritional disorder in companion animals. It … more

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Treating infections in pigs

This article looks at commonly encountered infectious issues found in pigs in the smallholder environment … more

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Health care and welfare of elderly companion animals

With the elderly pet population increasing and, for some practices, providing up to 60% of … more

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Effective management of replacement dairy heifers

Managing replacements is a key element of running a dairy herd and one of the … more

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Equine joint supplements

In the Oxford online dictionary a supplement is defined as “a substance taken to remedy … more

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Management and treatment of small animal skin disorders

Skin diseases are commonly encountered in small animal practice (Hill et al, 2006) and can … more

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