Updated third edition of BSAVA Manual of Reptiles reflects the increasing sophistication of reptile medicine and surgery, says BSAVA.3 mins
A specialist team at Eastcott Referrals successfully repaired a cat’s fractured jaw using a set of pre-made, 3D-printed titanium plates designed to “fit” the mouths of most injured feline patients.
York-based VetPartners owns 99 veterinary practices – made up of 75 small animal, 13 mixed, 6 equine and 5 farm practices – and promises further growth.
Vets Now brings in world-renowned consultant anaesthetist in human medicine Kevin Fong as keynote speaker for first staging at Royal Armouries in Leeds.
SRUC Veterinary and Analytical Laboratory brings together new technology, robotics and human expertise to create a centre for animal disease surveillance and testing.
A vet team used the skin of a tilapia fish species as a “biological bandage” to help a dog with an infected wound heal and regenerate skin.
Raw meat-based diet storage warnings come after study reveals 60 samples of raw, frozen dog foods all contained high levels of harmful bacteria.
“These findings are worrying due to the close contact between household pets and people which may allow bacteria to transfer between the species” – study author, Dorina Timofte.
StreetVet hopes to create a national directory to establish a listing of practices willing to help care for animals of the homeless in every major UK city.
Royal Canin has an exciting couple of years ahead. Find out about all the upcoming launches here.
Endoscopy is a fast-growing area of diagnostic procedure, but, as a veterinarian, you may face challenges including cost and reliability.
Commercial washing machines offer a host of benefits over domestic models for busy veterinary practices, where the spread of infection through cross contamination poses a very real threat.