School now has 650 students undertaking veterinary training at the £45 million state-of-the-art facility.4 mins
Postmortem provides answer to animal’s death and prompts countryside warning.
The VMD has confirmed a number of product shortages in the UK and, in each case, suggested non-UK alternatives being accepted for importation.
A similar number of veterinarians in equine practice (65%) and mixed practice (66%) were also injured by animals in the course of their work.
The ongoing problem of tackling bovine viral diarrhoea across the UK was discussed at a single-day BVDZero Congress, where delegates were told challenges remain.
Extractions, x-rays and regional anaesthesia were all on the menu during a day of specialist-led dental training at Avonvale Veterinary Centres.
Nominations are now open and will remain so until 6 September for the animal welfare charity’s Veterinary Nurse of the Year award.
Kira Sutcliffe, of Stanley House Veterinary Group in Burnley, named VN Educator of the Year at Central Qualifications Graduation Ceremony.
Veterinary professionals urged to share their experiences in new survey by researchers at the University of Liverpool.
80 RVNs and SVNs from across the UK attended event, where delegates participated in lectures ranging from nutrition and imaging to anaesthesia.
Inclusion of amino acid L-theanine positively influences GABA levels in the brain to help reduce anxiety and increase mental focus.2 mins
The product range, from Lintbells, uniquely contain a rich supply of stearidonic acid omega 3 fatty acids.
Specified 500g batches of frozen raw beef, turkey and tripe have been affected, according to the Food Standards Agency.
Isemid is the first diuretic for the treatment of congestive heart failure in dogs recognised by the European Medicines Agency as a “2018 innovation, advancing animal health”.
Product defect recall alert for Alfaxan and Alfaxan Multidose 10mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs, Cats and Pet Rabbits – (Vm 25296/4003 and Vm 25296/4004) by Jurox UK.
“Clearly, people are really passionate about what they do and want to see how technology can help deliver amazing care.” - Richard White, Pet-Tech.org.
Study shows owners of short-muzzled dogs have particularly strong bonds with their pets, but are unaware of health issues.5 mins
Most of the reports received described events that occurred in animals during or after the use of authorised veterinary or human medicines, and many invloved the use of multiple medicines.
It is hoped the ban will improve animal welfare conditions and help the public to make more informed choices when buying a pet.
Figures fall according to Home Office statistics, but there were still more than 3.52 million scientific procedures involving animals last year.
Working canine breeds head the list of animals requiring therapy based on insurance claim data.
Sanctuary Vets’ Joanne Zeman and Malue Schroder are hoping to raise more than £1,000 for Blue Cross by walking 100km in 24 hours.
Findings will be used to develop new strategies around succession and encouraging women in the profession into leadership positions.5 mins
College says its 100 staff have “outgrown” their current headquarters in Westminster and need a new building with “sufficient capacity for growth of the college for the next 25 years”.
Candidates have until 1 August to apply for the veterinary practice management qualification, aimed at experienced managers and veterinary team members in a leadership or management role.
“This has been driven from our core portfolio, good market penetration and realisation of significant Le Vet revenue synergies,” says chief executive Ian Page.
The Veterinary Management Group has set a deadline of 19 July for applications to its veterinary management research scheme.
A £1.5 million expansion has led to the creation of the first residency programme in small animal surgery at Vets Now's Glasgow hospital.