Vets will now have six months to reclaim costs for treating emergency cases as charity attempts to ensure “resources are spent in the most effective way possible”.

5 mins

BVA and Goat Veterinary Society joint position paper states anaesthesia and pain relief should be used for all goat kid disbudding procedures.

5 mins

Vets and owners were interviewed in a bid to understand perceptions of preventive health care consultations, with results showing some owners are “very aware” vets are under time pressure.

7 mins

Great Dane back to full health after vets recovered three litres of leaked blood from abdomen, “washed and filtered it”, and replaced it as a transfusion.

5 mins

“Food-focused” feline’s health back on track thanks to diet, overactive thyroid diagnosis and help of veterinary practices.

7 mins

UK’s largest out-of-hours emergency care provider recruiting second intake for its four-week fast-track induction programme.

6 mins

Event aims not only to raise awareness of veterinary nursing as a career option, but also to demonstrate the roles available for qualified RVNs looking to join Scarsdale Vets.

3 mins

Five RVNs and five vets are in with a chance of scooping a prize at this year’s Animal Star Awards.

4 mins

Reduced prices are available until the end of August for anyone interested in saving cash on entry to this year’s VetCPD annual conference.

3 mins

All SVNs enrolled at Dick White Academy have rated experiences as excellent, very good or good, and are confident they will reach career ambitions.

6 mins

Scotland’s Rural College becomes second higher education institution in Scotland to offer a degree in veterinary nursing, with the BSc course the first degree of any kind at the college's Barony campus.

5 mins

RCVS launches series of case studies to its website to cover what vets can and cannot delegate to RVNs and SVNs in veterinary practices.

3 mins

Zenifel contains 48ml of the same pheromone as the market leader, but “innovative diffusion system and high concentration of F3” means it lasts up to six weeks.

4 mins

Pharmaceutical company introduces oral Bovikalc Dry to help support natural decrease in milk production at end of lactation cycle.

4 mins

Trace levels of the anabolic steroid(s) trenbolone and/or trendione have reportedly been detected in products that contain the progestin altrenogest.

3 mins

Boehringer Ingelheim produces series of expert short videos to help vets become more confident in prescribing pain relief to this exotic species.

3 mins

Pharmaceutical firm launches its 11th product in the past three years with Moxiclear spot-on for dogs, cats and ferrets.

5 mins

Firm says chews are scientifically proven to reduce calculus and plaque when given daily, and 90% of owners have highlighted an improvement in bad breath issues.

4 mins

A growing number of exotic pets passing through the doors of an Essex practice results in a new, dedicated suite and equipment.

5 mins

Initiative will visit Newcastle, Taunton, Glasgow, Crawley, Peterborough and Wrexham to deliver mental health training courses this autumn.

4 mins

VetPartners is working to improve knowledge across the profession and believes improving the evidence base through practice-based clinical research is one way to help achieve this.

4 mins

Data shows a decline in TB incidence in the first two cull areas with the rate of new confirmed breakdowns at about half the level they were before culling began.

3 mins

The Princess Royal opens the UK’s premier equine congress, in Birmingham, and presents the association’s seven annual awards.

3 mins

Move from direct payments linked to land area to “public money being used for public goods” will benefit animal health and welfare, says association.

6 mins

“I firmly believe that, in collaborating with the AVMA, we will be able to address more effectively the pressing issues around mental health...” – Mind Matters Initiative chairman Stuart Reid.

4 mins

More than 12,000 staff now work at 900-plus practices across 8 European countries and treat 2.3 million pets, according to first report.

4 mins

Million-pound investment to result in creation of state-of-the-art intensive care facility and new vet jobs for equine hospital.

4 mins

Major investment creates jobs for five new clinicians in extra operating theatre and state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging suite.

3 mins

A leading veterinary business consultancy has launched a nationwide survey to establish how terms and conditions of front-of-house staff vary across the UK.

3 mins

The UK’s leading provider of out-of-hours veterinary care has grown its network by opening its latest site at a first opinion practice in Peterborough.

3 mins