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.
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.
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.
“Food-focused” feline’s health back on track thanks to diet, overactive thyroid diagnosis and help of veterinary practices.
UK’s largest out-of-hours emergency care provider recruiting second intake for its four-week fast-track induction programme.
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.
Reduced prices are available until the end of August for anyone interested in saving cash on entry to this year’s VetCPD annual conference.
All SVNs enrolled at Dick White Academy have rated experiences as excellent, very good or good, and are confident they will reach career ambitions.
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.
RCVS launches series of case studies to its website to cover what vets can and cannot delegate to RVNs and SVNs in veterinary practices.
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.
Trace levels of the anabolic steroid(s) trenbolone and/or trendione have reportedly been detected in products that contain the progestin altrenogest.
Boehringer Ingelheim produces series of expert short videos to help vets become more confident in prescribing pain relief to this exotic species.
Pharmaceutical firm launches its 11th product in the past three years with Moxiclear spot-on for dogs, cats and ferrets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Princess Royal opens the UK’s premier equine congress, in Birmingham, and presents the association’s seven annual awards.
Move from direct payments linked to land area to “public money being used for public goods” will benefit animal health and welfare, says association.
“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.
Million-pound investment to result in creation of state-of-the-art intensive care facility and new vet jobs for equine hospital.
Major investment creates jobs for five new clinicians in extra operating theatre and state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging suite.
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.
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.