Scientists recommend new programmes to identify the degree of antimicrobial resistance in UK food at retail level.5 mins
Veterinary schools are being urged to teach students how to spot the clinical signs of a vector-borne disease that could prove more devastating and costly than the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in 2001.
The global nature of the equine industry makes it vital to consider the constant risk of notifiable exotic diseases. Josh Slater lists those relevant to the UK and emphasises the importance of awareness and risk-based biosecurity.
Difficult calvings are common events for farm animal vets and are rarely straightforward. However, as Paul Wood explains, they can be a good way for new vets to gain clients’ respect.
Sarah Heath looks at the emotional motivation for dog bites and explains the profession’s role in improving understanding of canine mental health.
Major veterinary associations are leading calls for livestock and horse owners to take precautionary measures to protect their animals from flooding as weather warnings are issued across the UK.