Vet Times

June 2021

An increase in demand, coupled with a lack of awareness among new pet owners, has led to a shortage of donated tissues to assist in the repair of dogs and cats.

6 mins

Queen recognises members of the profession in 2021 birthday honours. 

4 mins

InsightOne promises to empower veterinary practices through insights and first-to-market innovation with its tiered support and software offering.

2 mins

Ceva Animal Health says switch of Eprecis gives farm vets the opportunity to get more involved in parasite control plans and have a greater impact on the important management area.

5 mins

The UK’s largest veterinary group has partnered with Vestaplas to launch EquiXcellence – an exclusive range of 11 equine health supplements.

3 mins

Human Animal Bond Research Institute and WSAVA team up to advance the health and welfare of pets and people globally.

6 mins

MWI Buying Group is now the biggest in the UK after St Francis Group and VetsWest are combined.

5 mins

Richard Stephenson was elected back on to RCVS council in 2020, following a stint from 2008-16, and has cited personal reasons for the decision.

2 mins

Members of the professions invited to attend the day, which is the RCVS’ annual meeting, on 9 July – with RCVS honours and awards to be presented in September.

3 mins

Ceva Animal Health, manufacturer of Douxo S3 range, is hosting two CPD series to provide information to vets and VNs.

2 mins

Cheltenham vet suspended for three months by the RCVS disciplinary committee after being found guilty of professional misconduct for mishandling a series of bTB tests.

6 mins

May 2021

“This is a groundbreaking model to expand access to educational opportunities and broaden the range of potential students who would not ordinarily be able to attend a vet school” – Wayne Powell, SRUC.

7 mins

Improve International confirms two-day event will be back at Haydock Park Racecourse on 15 and 16 September with 36 hours of CPD to choose from.

4 mins

Responding to public consultation into Godfray report, George Eustice says measures including new cattle vaccine will help eradicate bTB in England by 2038.

10 mins

Cardiff-based veterinary surgeon Nicola Burrows removed from the RCVS register after falsifying insurance information for the treatment of her horse at the practice where she worked.

11 mins

Patented Tasty Tech technology introduced for first time in company’s Alphazium TT, which aims to help with short and long-term anxiety and stress in cats and dogs.

3 mins

Coliprotec, which protects piglets against the F4 and F18 strains of Escherichia coli, is now available in packs to treat 200 piglets.

3 mins

New approach strengthens vet position on microchip scanning in dogs ahead of euthanasia and follows public campaign known as ‘Tuk’s Law’.

8 mins

The video has been made by Grace Oldham to mark Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month and highlight the crucial role of RVNs at Southfields Veterinary Specialists.

5 mins

Part of company’s behavioural range, Copro-nil is a “tasty powder” that when added to food makes resultant faeces unpalatable.

2 mins

Association’s Equine Veterinary Journal provides free reading access to collection of articles on horses staying safe in hot and humid conditions ahead of summer games.

4 mins

Scotland’s Rural College announces £500,000 investment to overhaul the interior and exterior, and upgrade the lab facilities and employee spaces at its disease surveillance centre in St Boswells.

5 mins

Association is adding to its content in the BSAVA Library to complement BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Gastroenterology, published in 2019.

3 mins

Company says three key appointments to support its 160 practices will allow it to blaze trail for evidence-based veterinary medicine.

6 mins

RVC student Collette Taylor’s PhD research is into development of novel diagnostic targets to find specific leptospira in canine clinical cases.

6 mins

Dogs Trust worried that only 5% of prospective owners look for a dog aged eight or above and wants older pooches to get their chance.

5 mins

Funding applications to Dogs Trust’s Canine Welfare Grants programme is a week today (Wednesday 12 May).

4 mins

The Investors in the Environment award is recognition for the association’s ongoing initiatives to minimise its environmental impacts.

4 mins

April 2021

College has published a set of FAQs to guide veterinary professionals through some of its guidance on veterinary medicines.

4 mins

Equine dentistry specialists Chris Pearce and Nicole du Toit aim to help build knowledge on selection criteria for modern dentistry techniques.

3 mins