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Flock is believed to comprise about 35 birds, with a number already dead from the disease and the remaining live birds being humanely culled.

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Anonymous email survey will also ask how much the college's disciplinary role contributes to this culture, and where improvements to this can can be made.

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Scientists have used the techniques to produce pigs potentially resilient from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome.

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Elton the critically endangered Amur tiger became a star of the small screen when his rare dental surgery was captured by a news crew from CBBC's Newsround.

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Scientists in China say they have successfully engineered genetically modified cows that show an increased resistance to TB.

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Batches of Inductofol and Vetofol have been recalled by Norbrook Laboratories after a problem during manufacturing was reported, says the directorate.

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Twizzle the Norfolk black turkey, who fell into his owners’ lives after being dropped in their garden, has become the first of his species to be treated at a local small animal practice.

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The RSPCA has released CCTV footage that captures the moment a lurcher is tied to a fence and abandoned in the hope it will lead to more information.

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Independent Vetcare and Evidensia have announced plans to combine their businesses and create one of the largest veterinary groups in Europe.

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Emma Gerrard explains the usual causes of vomiting in cats and dogs to equip VNs with useful knowledge when performing triage.

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Sarah Caney provides details on how to spot the clinical signs of this fairly common disorder, which mainly affects older cats, and how to appropriately manage it.

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Vets

Kelly Bowlt Blacklock in the second of this two-part article, discusses different techniques to close wounds in canine and feline patients.

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Ben Garland describes surgery to remove a foreign body from the oesophagus, looking at alternative methods, potential complications and recovery

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Mick Millar details his experience of examining a dead adult female African elephant.

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Hannah Capon in part one of this article, discusses how to engage with owners in such cases.

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Celia Marr looks at the latest information surrounding diseases affecting equines and available analgesic options.

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Elisabetta Mancinelli discusses ocular disease in rabbits and rodents, and how the increasing number of research investigations is improving the standards of care.

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RVNs

RVN Clare Jones discusses the importance of providing parrots with environmental enrichment, and outlines common signs of illness.

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Kelly Bowlt Blacklock discusses the latest modalities for treating wounds in cats and dogs.

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RVN Shakira Miles, in the first of a two-part article, looks at the prevalence of this organised activity and the potential resulting wounds.

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RVN Scott Parry discusses how he, as a practice owner, is able to undertake charitable work, looking at the challenges and crucial nature the role entails.

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BVNA regional coordinator Gemma Reeve looks at the importance of spreading the VN word in educational environments.

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Emergency and critical care superstar Louise O'Dwyer looks at the veterinary nurse’s role in pre-anaesthesia planning.

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VN Times, the BVNA, the British Veterinary Dental Association and Mars Petcare unveil a new VN-specific dentistry course.

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Ernie Ward explains how the rise of antimicrobial resistance and the development of new diagnostic tests mean you could soon be spending more time in the lab.

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Taking the decision to make a large capital investment will be one of the biggest business decisions a veterinary practice will make, writes Adam Bernstein.

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CVS Group has appointed Belinda Andrews-Jones to its newly created role of director of nursing. Dan Curtis of Pet Medic Recruitment speaks with her about this and her career to date.

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An increase in the number of insured clients can have a big impact on practice profitability. Alan Robinson from Vet Dynamics explains how to make it happen and raise your bottom line.

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Obesity is now recognised as the most important medical disease in pets1. In the UK alone, at least 59% of dogs and 39% of cats are overweight or obese2,3. This is a big challenge for small animal vets, but it can also provide some big opportunities.

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Revenue in the veterinary market has remained largely static, but this doesn’t mean growing your practice is a zero-sum game. Graeme Pack and Giles Pugh look at improving compliance.

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Celia Marr looks at the latest information surrounding diseases affecting equines and available analgesic options.

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Peter Edmondson discusses why vets are best placed to help farmers make the transition to selective dry cow therapy.

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David Rendle discusses the risk factors and methods of prevention for this condition, which mainly affects performance horses.

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Ariane Neuber looks at factors involved in canine ear disease, approach to investigation and therapy, and importance of early intervention.

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Student blogger Jordan Sinclair discovers a running theme across both clinical and anatomic pathology, while noting the importance of accurate record keeping.

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It can be hard to tell the difference between peer-review science and professional-sounding nonsense, even among the scientifically trained, warns Nick Marsh.

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Abdominal radiographs can be daunting – so Gerardo Poli offers six tips to help you get the most information from your studies.

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RVN blogger Jane Davidson highlights the importance of good communication and debates whether traditional ward rounds should also include the social or holistic aspects of care.

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A combination of poorly written recruitment ads and the realisation she is mere months from entering the "real world" have prompted Jordan to create a list of tips for advertising jobs to new grad vets.

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