A vet has called for a working protocol between police and local councils to deal with horse abandonment after putting up £4,000 to track down those who left dying horses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

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A memorial service for veterinary surgeon and former RCVS president Bob Michell will be held on Friday 10 March.

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A veterinary team pooled its expertise and honed its detective skills to solve the mystery behind a dog’s breathing and vomiting problems.

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A vet has spoken of her astonishment after an x-ray of a Staffordshire bull terrier puppy revealed an 8in kitchen knife lodged inside its body.

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The benefits of pet ownership on human health may help the NHS reduce costs by nearly £2.45 billion – and vets should be praised for playing their part by keeping the nation’s animals healthy, according to a report.

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A leading authority on Schmallenberg virus is warning farm vets to be prepared for the possibility of a springtime spike in cases of abnormal births and deformities in sheep and cattle.

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RCVS removes 247 veterinary nurses from its register for failing to pay their annual renewal fee – but figure is down on 692 removed this time last year.

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A Braintree-based practice has hired a new head nurse following her predecessor’s resignation after more than 20 years at the helm.

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The deadline is approaching for nominations from vets and VNs who wish to stand as candidates in the RCVS council and VN council elections.

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The president of the BVNA has promised “the best is yet to come” as the association looks forward to 2017.

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The International Society of Feline Medicine will hold two feline symposia ahead of this year’s BSAVA Congress – one of which is a new programme specifically for vet nurses.

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VN Times again joins forces with Vets Now to offer RVNs chance to get Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care (Cert VN ECC) course funded.

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Ceva Santé Animale has gained a diversified portfolio of products from Boehringer Ingelheim following its acquisition of Merial Animal Health.

The US Food and Drug Administration has outlawed the use of all powdered surgeon or patient examination gloves for veterinary and human use in the United States.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is celebrating after selling four billion doses of vaccines against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, porcine circovirus disease and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome.

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The 2017 edition of the NOAH Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines is now available.

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Virbac's “unique combination” of antibiotic and NSAID offers practitioners "an alternative to the treatment of bacterial bovine respiratory disease".

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Firm launches new resource to help veterinary professionals who are diagnosing and treating canine hypoadrenocorticism.

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The UK’s largest group of independent practices has announced it has put well-being at the top of its agenda for 2017.

A vet has called for a working protocol between police and local councils to deal with horse abandonment after putting up £4,000 to track down those who left dying horses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

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Two vets are going the extra mile – and then some – in aid of animal welfare by running 10 marathons in 10 consecutive days.

4 mins

Major new conference and exhibition for the veterinary profession – New York Vet – will follow same format as London, Cologne and Paris shows.

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 is spreading across the UK and mainland Europe, and is expected to remain an issue “for a considerable time”, Defra has warned.

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The BVA has given a broad welcome to prime minister Theresa May’s speech outlining her plans for the UK’s exit from the EU.

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The UK’s largest group of independent practices has announced it has put well-being at the top of its agenda for 2017.

Staff at a Lincolnshire practice have made a clean sweep in collecting all five “outstanding” awards open to it under the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.

West Midlands watering hole becomes 24-hour veterinary clinic in £1.3 million investment.

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A former shopping centre plant room that has been transformed into a state-of-the-art surgery marks a milestone for an expanding veterinary group.

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An online veterinary health care retailer set up and run by vets has launched in the UK, allowing customers to seek advice from in-house vets while purchasing their pet products.

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The largest provider of veterinary care in the US has announced it is to buy animal hospital chain VCA in a deal worth $9.1 billion.

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