Study establishes gun dog breeds, such as retrievers, are straining their locomotor systems by carrying shot game back to their owners.
Two-thirds of clients who signed informed consent forms viewed the document as disempowering them, instead giving control to the vet, a study has found.
The programme for the 2017 VET Festival has been announced, with more than 100 CPD lectures across 10 streams presented by international speakers.
Leadership, innovation and culture change are the central themes in the RCVS' three-year strategic plan, which was published on 16 January.
The benefits of pet ownership on human health may help the NHS reduce costs by nearly £2.45 billion – and vets should be praised for playing their part by keeping the nation’s animals healthy, according to a report.
A leading authority on Schmallenberg virus is warning farm vets to be prepared for the possibility of a springtime spike in cases of abnormal births and deformities in sheep and cattle.