July 2018

Phil Bradshaw is to start “The Long Walk” to raise money for the organisation after it helped him during a health scare with his constant companion dog, Lucky.

7 mins

Delegates’ views sought on whether they would find the childcare service useful as association begins preparations for its 2019 congress.

3 mins

British veterinary charity confirms “phenomenal achievement” after giving lifesaving advice about rabies to more than two million children.

6 mins

Scientists have been able to isolate an extremely resistant NDM-5-producing bacterial strain from family canines and one family member.

4 mins

The Pirbright Institute is spearheading a €5.6 million (£4.94 million) consortium to study African swine fever and lumpy skin disease.

4 mins

“Ella is a game changer in our efforts to protect rhinos” – William Fowlds of Wilderness Foundation Africa and former Medivet employee.

6 mins

Organiser Nupsala Veterinary Services hoping for equine and canine event at Imperial War Museum Duxford to be ‘runway’ success.

5 mins

Backyard pigs, notifiable diseases, revalidation and the role of paraprofessionals will all be up for discussion at this year’s conference in Swindon.

4 mins

Speaking at the Veterinary Marketing Association’s debate at the House of Lords, US veterinary consultant Bash Halow warned today's workforce are “less tolerant of the old private practice model”.

6 mins

The new Vet Times app takes all the best features from vettimes.co.uk and puts them in your pocket – meaning all your veterinary content is just a few taps away.

3 mins

Husband and wife vet team set to walk 100 miles for “turtley” challenging trek for the Olive Ridley Project charity.

2 mins

Veterinary and human vascular brain disease experts team up to successfully perform rare procedure on German shepherd dog.

6 mins

Three-year-old pug on mend thanks to emergency treatment delivered by staff at Northlands Veterinary Hospital in Kettering, Northamptonshire.

5 mins

Gaynor Hillier emphasises importance of keeping focus and activities under review in “rapidly changing times” after being selected to continue post for 2018.

5 mins

Scientists at the Surrey-based institute discover a new, “more accessible” method to detect the disease in a farm environment.

4 mins

Moneypenny warns of emergency call hotspot through July and August after analysing thousands of telephone calls to veterinary practices during a two-year period.

4 mins

Group made up of MPs and peers, and supported by two charities, outlines plans for the year that include developing animal welfare policies with cats in mind.

4 mins

June 2018

Online course from RCVS Leadership initiative attracts 500 sign-ups from across the UK profession, and aims to boost self-confidence and decision-making skills.

7 mins

Andrew Soldan succeeds Simon Hall, who moved to a new director role, and will bring ‘a wealth of corporate knowledge about the agency and Defra‘.

3 mins

A diagnostic test to identify new equine virus, thought to be present in up to 10% of horses, is available for the first time.

6 mins