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A world-renowned animal cancer specialist is to collaborate with UK vets and share his expertise during a sabbatical with Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue Hospital.

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HealthforAnimals used the fifth Global Animal Health Conference in India to call for greater cooperation between national governments to improve market access for veterinary medicines.

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Scientists recommend new programmes to identify the degree of antimicrobial resistance in UK food at retail level.

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Veterinary schools are being urged to teach students how to spot the clinical signs of a vector-borne disease that could prove more devastating and costly than the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in 2001.

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A fund-raising campaign seeking to provide continued veterinary support to the Pine Marten Recovery Project comes to an end this Tuesday (6 December).

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The UK’s chief veterinary officer has welcomed a report revealing a significant reduction in the use of antibiotics in UK food-producing animals, but warned companion animal vets: “You’re not off the hook by any means.”

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A vet has swapped the glamour of Tinseltown for a life of helping animals in need in the Scottish Borders.

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Five charities share £3,000 donation from RCVS, provided in lieu of the college sending out Christmas cards.

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Pet insurance is “a mess” and unless the veterinary profession and insurance industry collaborate more effectively, clients face a future of rising premiums and reduced cover, leading insurance specialists have said.

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The global nature of the equine industry makes it vital to consider the constant risk of notifiable exotic diseases. Josh Slater lists those relevant to the UK and emphasises the importance of awareness and risk-based biosecurity.

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Sarah Heath looks at the emotional motivation for dog bites and explains the profession’s role in improving understanding of canine mental health.

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Congress Times editor Rebecca Hubbard talks to Send A Cow's Ritchie Alford about the charity's mission of sending cows to Africa, and how cattle vets can get involved.

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Dan Skeldon looks at various treatment methods for this prevalent joint disease affecting canine patients.

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In her VN Times editorial board member role, RVN Louise O'Dwyer looks at a guideline change in fluid therapy for anaesthetised patients.

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Lisa Weeth considers modern thinking on how diet impacts on a variety of health aspects in canine and feline breeds.

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Nicola Ackerman considers how probiotics and prebiotics aid gastrointestinal microorganisms, and the research being carried out.

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Sebastien Behr, Sinead Bennett and Bill Oxley discuss the use of this emerging technology for patient-specific surgical implants and templates.

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Patrick Pollock discusses a development in equine veterinary medicine that has led to a fundamental change in understanding the airway – both in terms of health and disease.

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