May 2022

The annual survey covers small animals, large animals, and equine, in all aspects of preventive health care and surgery, and those who take part will receive a full copy of the results.

2 mins

Online fund-raiser set up by Pets at Home Group to support pets through charities working on the ground raises £100,000 – with the same figure pledged from the group.

8 mins

More than 800 delegates, speakers and exhibitors attended ICC Wales in Newport from 13 to 14 May for the conference, which also marked the end of the partnership between the two associations. 

5 mins

Tangerine Group, parent company of the nutraceutical firm, has pledged to give a weekly energy subsidy of up to £40 to its hardest-hit employees.

6 mins

Internal medicine team at Paragon Veterinary Referrals in Wakefield perform procedure on young cat beset by a rare condition that caused unusual breathing noises and wheezing.

4 mins

Three models – all of which came from a meeting of key stakeholders – have been suggested, with viable proposals to be presented later this month.

6 mins

Group makes commitment to pay a minimum of 3% more than the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage across the business.

4 mins

The event – which took place in Solihull on 19 April – had 18 nurses attending from Linnaeus’ nationwide referral hospitals.

7 mins

Internationally recognised specialist Ben Sykes to host live session that will consider management changes and medical treatment of this common condition.

3 mins

The Veterinary Poisons Information Service – a membership-only service for vet practices – has seen the number of calls it receives double in five years.

5 mins

VetCT has announced the results of its Google Glass trial with the Kent practice, which has shown the potential for the hands-free videography device to be used for real-time feedback and advice.

6 mins

Two companies aim to work together to take forward sustainable practices and improve how they can be implemented across the veterinary sector.

5 mins

Nutrition firm working with veterinary technology company, alongside third investor, aims to allow development of artificial intelligence-powered tech solutions for veterinary practices.

8 mins

The owners of one of the UK’s largest veterinary business consultancies have announced that it has now become an employee-owned trust.

4 mins

April 2022

Peter Rossdale, who died in November 2021, was a dedicated equine clinician and scientist, and a special additional plenary lecture and award have been created in his memory.

4 mins

“Unless our concerns are addressed, we will refer this deal for an in-depth investigation to ensure that pet owners don’t lose out” – Competition and Markets Authority.

8 mins

Two-year-old Weimaraner fractured knee cap after careering down Cumbrian hill and into a wooden stake, but was treated at Kentdale Referrals.

5 mins

Vets4Pets has announced that Gudrun Ravetz will step into the newly created role, which has been developed to provide support for staff across all its practices.

6 mins

Pet insurance firm has chosen Earth Day (22 April) to announce the environmental achievement and launch a sustainability pledge. 

4 mins

Tim Richardson is confirmed as new Linnaeus COO following his successful leadership of several primary care and referral practices.

4 mins