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The study looked at liver tissue samples submitted to a commercial veterinary laboratory, with 4,584 histopathology reports of canine liver tissue included in analysis.

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The company is encouraging people to take part in a challenge up to 360 times to help educate and create interest about rabies among vets and pet owners.

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Research carried out by Grads to Vets found 95% of graduates felt confidence had dipped in the pandemic, and 96% said they wanted structured mentoring in place.

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College is having active discussions with EU vet schools, is hoping to entice some clinicians back into practice and is planning a workforce summit to discuss current issues.

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Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association hosting webinar for vets and VNs featuring practical tools and guidance to pass on to owners.

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US and UK-certified vet specialist Adam Mugford joins Anderson Moores in Hampshire.

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Much-anticipated replacement to the PDP is running, with platform to allow workplace advisors to record and monitor the progress of graduates under their care.

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Speakers and delegates from around the world to take part in virtual event from 28 to 29 September.

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New formulation replaces flagship product Ekyflex Arthro due to a “new generation of more specific, highly concentrated, and respectful ingredients”.

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