March 2019

Student vets were assessed in three different scenarios to test their communication and team working skills in emergency situations.

5 mins

More than 40,000 nominations received to honour the exceptional work carried out by some of the best veterinary professionals in the country.

5 mins

“It’s absolutely amazing to win. Everyone at my practice is a joy to work with, so they’ve played a part in this too” – Veterinary Receptionist of the Year, Kendall Clee.

5 mins

Those who own amphibians privately are being asked to enforce strict biosecurity measures to protect the UK’s wild newt population from the catastrophic devastation Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans can cause.

4 mins

Scientists are capturing 3D and 2D facial images of the breeding sow population in a bid to automatically identify different emotions conveyed by particular facial expressions.

6 mins

Answer one question for the chance to win a day of intensive CPD with Chris Seymour from Hamilton Specialist Referrals in Buckinghamshire.

2 mins

Latest work conducted by AHT scientists may pave the way for new treatment options for horses with such tissue injuries.

6 mins

Nottingham-based vet Nat Scroggie completes half-marathon in London dressed as a guide dog to raise charity cash – and is now preparing for the big one.

6 mins

The team at Medivet Ramsbottom develop a host of resources to reduce stress and reactions for children with autism and other sensory sensitivities.

5 mins

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies involved in helping to safeguard health and welfare of world’s most trafficked mammal.

4 mins

Locum Vet Finder will put the latest smart technology in the hands of practices to allow them to match candidates in minutes.

5 mins

Insurance provider Legal and General has revealed survey data showing 1 in 4 dog owners said they worried their vet personally judged how well they looked after their animals.

3 mins

Research to investigate the epidemiology of canine heatstroke in the UK after the RSPCA received 8,000 calls to report animals in hot environments in 2017.

4 mins

Those wishing to take advantage of cheap early bird tickets for the CAW Head Nurse Congress have until 31 March to do so.

3 mins

Import of animal medicines will be prioritised in the event of a no-deal Brexit through additional freight capacity arranged by Government.

5 mins

A shirt signed by a 2017-8 England rugby union squad is up for auction to raise funds for the charity, which helps smallholder families in Africa.

3 mins

New figures show both the BVD Stamp It Out initiative and BVDFree England campaign are gaining traction, but vets are being urged to make another push against the disease.

3 mins

New programme available that includes both theory and cadaver-based practical courses across a range of topics relevant to first-opinion practitioners.

3 mins

Three new cases confirmed – bringing UK total to 184, with two months of the traditional cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy “season” left to run.

3 mins

“The new mobile unit will provide us with an amazing opportunity to reach more donors and make sure we have blood products available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year” – John Hill.

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