Two leading veterinary anaesthetists from the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine have headed south to join a specialist referral centre in Hampshire.5 mins
A schoolgirl whose aspiration was to become a vet has realised her ambition and started work at the practice that provided her with her first work experience.
A puppy found in a park with gaping abdominal cavities after suspected mastitis infection is recovering after being taken to a Blue Cross hospital.
University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science project will use analytics and machine learning to provide a disease early warning system in calves as young as 14 weeks.
Compassion In World Farming chief executive Philip Lymbery wants to see a “systemic change“ in the way farm animals are kept – and believes the veterinary community has a vital role to play.
Devon vet Dick Sibley’s pioneering work to break transmission routes of bTB in the heart of badger cull territory appears to have had an unforeseen consequence – a meeting of minds.
RVN Carla Finzel felt compelled to create the role of “veterinary district nurse” after recognising owners need support following a pet’s diagnosis or surgery.7 mins
Veterinary nurses reminded their college renewal fee of £64 is due on or before 31 December to maintain RVN status.
Vote to reduce the term of service for council members from four years to three, as part of structural changes to help bring in “new blood”, confirmed.
Much-awaited results of RCVS consultation into future of schedule – which received the highest number of responses ever seen by the college – have been released.
The veterinary charity presented its Vet Nurse of the Year accolade at BVNA Congress in Telford to a VN who goes “above and beyond”.
Foundation year programme offers alternative veterinary nursing route for those who do not have necessary entry requirements.
Dechra Veterinary Products introduces Redonyl Ultra to its dermatology offering for use as part of a multimodal approach to support skin function.4 mins
Norbrook product Thyronorm finds favour with profession after 99 per cent of veterinary surgeons surveyed said they would recommend it in the treatment of condition.
New tool designed to help vets engage with farmers on calf-rearing issues, helping them to create workable action plans to improve youngstock health.
AniPoc Handheld Monitor enables clinicians to conduct a single-step ear prick test to diagnose and monitor anaemia in dogs, cats and horses in 10 seconds.
Zoetis announces Equip EHV 1,4 vaccine available, but acknowledges Equip Rotavirus frustrations and said it is “working diligently” to restore supply.
Nupsala Veterinary Services obtains rights to supply tissue processing product to veterinary practices using adipose-derived cells.
Students from the Renaissance Academy of Pet World in Japan enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue hospital in Guildford.2 mins
Surgeons have successfully performed a keyhole surgery – believed to be a world first for feline medicine – on a kitten with a rare heart condition.
Vets interested in standing for the association’s junior vice-president position have until 15 January to put their names forward, with successful applicant taking the top job in 2019-20.
In total, the UK has now seen 112 confirmed cases across 31 counties since Alabama rot was first detected in 2012. So far in 2017, there have been 29 cases.
The BEVA Trust was presented with The British Horse Society Welfare Award “for excellent service in the cause of equine welfare” from president Martin Clunes.
Postmortem confirms animal from Northwich is latest victim of mystery disease, taking UK toll to 110 confirmed cases since 2012.
About 80 staff will be employed, including up to 18 referral vets and 32 VNs, while specialist services will include cardiology, neurology, ophthalmology, and orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery.3 mins
Two years since its formation, the VetPartners group threw a glittering awards ceremony in recognition of the work of its 2,000-plus employees.
Family-owned veterinary business caps cracking year by being voted top small and medium employer in national business awards held at Wembley, London.
A new benchmarking platform has been launched that will allow users to compare the performance of their practices across a wide range of key performance indicators.
Animal health agencies call for a continued close relationship between the UK and EU on animal medicines safety, regulation and supply.
Susan North, who established VRCC Veterinary Referrals in Essex, has sold her business, meaning she will have more time for further study and to pass on her wealth of experience.