Treacle the puppy was treated with naloxone to reverse the effects of opiates after she accidentally ingested a potentially lethal dose of owners’ morphine.5 mins
Vets from nine countries pass college's examination to practise in the UK.
Study looks at the impact humans are having on the endangered and highly isolated primate species.
Vets thanked for working with telephone triage poisons service to direct “only those cases requiring treatment” to practices.
Leading cancer centre gets a new name and expanded clinical remit as Linnaeus Group invests £1.5 million on a six-month building programme.
Members of the profession urged to adopt “careful and accurate approach” to self-certification after hearing into vet who failed to declare conviction.
The University of Bristol’s post-grad nursing programme will give VNs the chance to increase their knowledge of clinical governance and evidence-based practice.4 mins
Plucky pups and courageous cats are being given the spotlight for 2018’s VN Times calendar, with veterinary nurses who supply entries being in with the chance of winning a £1,000 Amazon voucher.
“It was just like having a new baby” – RVNs step up to care for poorly pup with around-the-clock care, taking it home, and feeding it every three hours.
Hartpury University Centre says it is “proud” to have been given taught degree awarding powers by the Queen’s privy council.
Full-time RVN and practice manager in Cardiff completes treatment’s advanced certificate, joining only a few other vet nurses to do so.
Are you a bright spark at your practice? The RCVS is looking for vet and VN innovators to share their ideas on social media, with prizes up for grabs.
Handheld unit developed in Canada is capable of differentiating between Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus uberis infections within two minutes during mastitis cases.4 mins
Highly palatable product offers slow-release energy and easy hydration in what has been hailed the world’s first complete, 100% liquid fibre-based diet.
Carprodyl Quadri's four dosage strengths allow for more accurate prescribing for a dog’s weight.
Prilactone Next, launched by Ceva Animal Health, is an improved spironolactone treatment, available in 10mg, 50mg and 100mg presentations.
Orijen Fit and Trim is a diet for overweight cats with a soluble fibre blend to promote sufficiency and digestive health, according to manufacturer Bern Pet Foods.
The extension for Zactran comes after a study of more than 360 sheep on EU farms – including some in the UK – found 97.8% were no longer lame after treatment.
A mobile veterinary service that travelled 55,000 miles to rural villages to examine hundreds of pets – many of whom would not have seen a vet otherwise – is retiring.5 mins
Descendants of abandoned dogs living in the shadow of one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters are receiving veterinary care thanks to an international team of vets.
Matt Dawson is supporting MSD’s Big Tick Project after undergoing multiple heart operations when a tick bite led to him developing debilitating Lyme disease.
The dedication of staff at a veterinary clinic, and the RSPCA, have transformed the life of a starving staffie that could not get food into its stomach.
They may not be suede, but this baby flamingo’s blue shoes are doing a good job of protecting its feet against rough surfaces on its daily walks.
With African swine fever sweeping west across the European mainland, pig keepers are warned to take extra precautions, including avoiding feeding swill.
Pet insurer says the partner additions mean 8 out of 10 of its customers now have access to a network partner within an hour’s drive from their homes.3 mins
Shares surge as the UK’s largest pet supplies retailer reports a 5% increase in sales to more than £250 million in the first four months of the tax year.
All clinic staff contribute to layout of new, "function over form" Midlands equine hospital, which represents a fivefold increase in facilities.
All Creatures Great and Small star remembered for helping promote the vet profession to the public.
Scores of locals turn out to see the facilities and staff the Camberwell site has to offer.
Haven Veterinary Group's Hedon surgery achieves new equine standard level.