Serious cruciate ligament damage left border collie Tiegen unable to put her leg down properly, but surgery and sessions on an underwater treadmill have got her back on her feet.4 mins
Royal (Dick) vet Jasmin Paris wins 268-mile hill race in record 83 hours with just 3 hours’ sleep – and expresses milk for her baby at four out of five checkpoints to prevent mastitis.
Norman Bagley, head of policy for the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers, made his remarks at the Oxford Real Farming Conference.
The warning comes after an outbreak that led to 28 out of a herd of 29 cattle dying, or having to be euthanised, during a 23-day period.
The unique research, the result of which is believed to be "an important piece" in the mast cell tumour jigsaw, provides an insight into the types of drug that may prevent tumours from spreading.
The Positive Vet Nurse Instagram page creator has initiated the questionnaire to help shed light on the causes of such problems among the profession.4 mins
“It’s really exciting now we can deliver the same quality training to those wishing to study within the equine field, too” – Frank Taylor of The College of Animal Welfare.
Of those removed for non-payment this year – which equates to 2.7% of all RVNs – 150 have subsequently applied for restoration to the register, paying a £123 fee to do so.
Carla Finzel is the first winner of monthly Above and Beyond Award, while RVN Anna Wright wins in the revamped Top Tips for January.
A range of new small animal online CPD courses aimed at veterinary nurses have gone live today.
Two batches of bulk equine wormer dosing syringes do not contain English language leaflets and are being recalled.2 mins
Easy-to-administer treatment for seborrhoeic dermatitis in cats and dogs does not contain an antibiotic, so does not contribute to antimicrobial resistance.
Work performed by three veterinary organisations appears to have resulted in a breakthrough to the significant isoflurane shortage.
Vets experiencing shortages can now apply online for an import certificate for alternative products from outside the UK via the directorate’s Special Imports Scheme.
“The launch of Spizobactin and Doxybactin will offer vets even more choice when it comes to the targeted and responsible use of antibiotics” – Dechra brand manager Carol Morgan.
Chanelle has added an alternative pentosan polysulphate sodium product for the treatment of osteoarthritis in canine patients.
Vet surgeon says it’s “quite remarkable” that vital structures weren’t pierced after 70cm fence post penetrates Penny’s chest and snaps off.4 mins
Researchers are part of international collaboration to build robot to show how extinct creature might have walked.
A decade of such tests has resulted in a massive drop in the number of puppies affected by inherited conditions being born.
Zoetis confirms, from February, it will be managing a series of deliveries of IsoFlo to the UK supply chain until it is able to meet full demand.
£1 million for researchers from Scotland’s Rural College, RVC and University of Liverpool to develop new tools to tackle lame dairy cows.
Ambassadors will help to ensure student voice is heard throughout the wider business and play an integral role in helping to shape student initiatives.
Group acquires Hertfordshire-based specialist veterinary centre as part of efforts to “ensure the delivery of the highest quality of care and service across the entire business”.3 mins
Set up by vets with the main focus on the welfare of animals, the not-for-profit organisation reinvests all profits back into the business for the benefit of their patients.
York-based veterinary group is preparing for take-off with a move to a new UK headquarters and a new office in mainland Europe.
“It is an exceptional business with a reputation for clinical quality and a key partner to much of the profession in the UK...” – David Hillier, IVC chief executive.
Association said Government Immigration White Paper with minimum salary requirement of £30,000 for OVs to obtain visas will have “devastating consequences for UK trade”.
The Linnaeus Group has made a second £60,000 charity donation in the space of just more than a month.