Owners are “killing pets with kindness” in the face of a UK animal obesity crisis, according to BVA president Gudrun Ravetz.4 mins
To mark the launch of the 2017 BVA In Practice CPD programme, the association has teamed up with programme sponsor Subaru to find a vet to give one of its Outback models the most intense test drive possible.
While on the farm rotation at university, Jordan's inexperience lead her to discuss when things go wrong and examine the "safety net" provided by the Veterinary Defence Society.
BVA research has revealed more than half of UK vets saw tortoises with weight loss or anorexia following their last hibernation, possibly down to owners using shoeboxes to house their resting pets.
Digital media has revolutionised the way many vets and VNs fulfil their CPD obligations. Accessing learning online is often cheaper, faster and more convenient than traditional modalities. So, is there still a case to be made for event-based learning? James Westgate reports.
The event on 24 November also includes a session on the future of Schedule 3 and one-on-one Practice Standard Scheme surgeries.