Owners are “killing pets with kindness” in the face of a UK animal obesity crisis, according to BVA president Gudrun Ravetz.4 mins
A call has been made for all UK veterinary practices to be subject to compulsory infection control inspections in a bid to combat antimicrobial resistance.
Zoetis has launched Sileo, a novel oromucosal gel designed to help calm pets suffering noise phobias.
UK vets are putting extra pressure on themselves by failing to make the best use of the skills and experience of their veterinary nursing teams, according to business consultancy Onswitch.
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.
A joint letter has been sent to the Prime Minister by the RCVS and the BVA highlighting concerns about how Brexit is impacting the veterinary profession.