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The Webinar Vet will partner with the British Veterinary Dental Association to deliver two live streams for the 23 September event.

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More than £700,000 donated to a wide range of animal charities that are struggling to survive the impact of COVID-19.

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Company takes on otitis product after acquiring the worldwide rights to the marketing and manufacture from Elanco Animal Health.

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Krka UK sponsors new category for the 2021 Dairy Industry Trade Awards.

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RVC researchers looking at whether it may be possible to use companion animal coronaviruses as models to alter the expression of the genes that cause severe disease in humans infected with COVID-19.

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“It’s amazing to see that so many rabbits are living happier and healthier lives as a result of lockdown” – Suzanne Moyes of Burgess Pet Care.

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The Asiatic lion pride at ZSL London Zoo are being fed frozen meat chunks by keepers to cool down as mini heatwave hits capital.

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SPVS-VMG Congress 2021 – Europe’s largest veterinary business event – will be held from 14 to 15 May at ICC Wales in Newport.

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“The task force recognises the need for more flexibility in our temporary guidance, so that veterinary surgeons can use their professional judgement to decide what is the most suitable approach in each individual case” – RCVS president Mandisa Greene.

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