New study investigates the genetic mechanisms that make an animal resilient to weather conditions, allowing it to maintain performance at a time of mounting climate change.4 mins
Two-day conference and exhibition-led event, which blazed trail for similar shows across the world, is back at ExCeL London for its 11th staging.
Leading UK researcher on canine OA describes the study, by a team at the US pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s laboratories, as “well planned and executed”.
RSPCA’s manifesto includes goals for higher welfare farming, tougher sentencing for cruelty crimes, an end to live exports and for animal welfare to be taught in UK schools.
In off-site circumstances, use of smartphones could speed up the decision-making process and enhance patient outcomes.
The latest UK Veterinary Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance Report also revealed a reduction in sales of highest priority critically important antibiotics.
Public Health England announcement confirmed cases of tick-borne encephalitis virus in ticks from two parts of England – Norfolk and the Hampshire-Dorset border.
Vets across the UK have been reminded of the link between wet weather and cattle lameness after UK hit by heavy rain.
Scientists studied 184 male and female dogs of all ages undergoing soft tissue surgery during a 12-month period. Dental, ophthalmological, orthopaedic and neurological procedures were excluded.
Website aims to help owners improve their understanding of the disease and support their commitment to treating their animal, therefore improving the survival rates of diabetic pets.
“Medivet is delighted to be partnering with Veterinary Times and London Vet Show organiser CloserStill Media to bring back the Vet Show Live Stream” – Medivet chief executive Arnold Levy.
Organisers and delegates praise Small Animal Medicine Society event at the Univeristy of Warwick, which had a “medicine medley” theme.
Two out of three veterinarians go into work despite not feeling well enough, making presenteeism – as opposed to absenteeism – a growing problem in the profession, says BVA.
“The committee has some serious questions about the Government’s commitment to stopping the puppy smuggling trade” – EFRACom.
The Facebook group Vet MINDS has been created to offer support to those in the profession affected by pregnancy loss, infertility, stillbirth and infant loss.
“The Graduate Academy helps to equip new vets with the skills they need to be confident, successful, caring members of the veterinary community” - IVC Evidensia group veterinary advisor Donald Kingsnorth.4 mins
Downloadable guide from PDSA is full of advice and tips to share to help millions of UK pets cope better with fireworks.
Volunteers and supporters from across the country gather for a “Skill Set” event to further the charity’s work with the homeless and their pets.
Taught by Action on Hearing, the course was well attended by members of the clinical and client care team at Northwest Veterinary Specialists in Cheshire.
The course, which is split into seven modules, covers personal insights and behaviours discovery, first-line management, finance, attracting and retaining talent, defining and managing commercial success, well-being, rewards and recognition and internal processes.