March 2020

The Kennel Club and its charities will help support canine organisations and rescues that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

4 mins

The group has written an open letter to a host of Government departments – including the chancellor of the exchequer and Defra – urging more support for veterinary businesses.

7 mins

MSD offering guidance at round table event to address vet questions about vaccination protocols during COVID-19 crisis.

3 mins

Video consults, text chats, contactless payment system and ambulance pet collection will reduce risk of coronavirus spreading.

3 mins

In a statement posted on its blog, the association advises profession to make the most of online chat forums, emails and telephone calls during coronavirus crisis.

6 mins

Cancel all non-emergency work, try to work from home and stick together are key messages from the association’s president.

8 mins

“Without an urgent input of funds, the charity is likely to close on 31 March 2020,” says trust.

3 mins

Royal college working with Defra and other veterinary organisations to provide life-saving equipment for coronavirus front-line fight.

9 mins

RCVS and BVA issue joint guidance on ‘key worker’ status for veterinary surgeons.

11 mins

Association promises registration fee refunds actioned on a “first booked, first refunded” basis.

2 mins

Charities for animal welfare assessing likely impact of coronavirus crisis and hoping UK reality won't match that of Wuhan.

7 mins

“We are asking for an assurance from governments across the UK that veterinary practices will also be included in the scope for support and recognised as a business critical service” – BVA.

8 mins

RVC principal says despite the death, no evidence that companion animals can infect humans exists.

6 mins

Cancellation of April’s RCVS council meeting will postpone key discussions on standard of proof and report of Legislation Working Party to date to be confirmed.

4 mins

NHS doctor issues call to vets for emergency equipment to help fight the pandemic - referral centres and manufacturers preparing to step in, too…

6 mins

Firm offering customers CPD sessions as live virtual stream to help veterinary professionals keep on top of learning during COVID-19 period.

4 mins

£1.4 billion funding boost to the APHA Weybridge facility will help fight emerging animal and plant diseases.

3 mins

“The health and safety of students and staff are paramount” – RCVS president Niall Connell.

7 mins

The company has validated a new test and confirmed it has found no positive tests in the thousands of cats and dogs tested.

3 mins

“…the organisation now feels that public concern and personal safety is too great for the event to go ahead" – BSAVA.

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