October 2017

BVA Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey reveals "alarming" figures, showing 8 out of 10 practice staff have been exposed to threatening client behaviour.

7 mins

Online fund-raising campaign #vets4vultures is aiming to boost help for “persecuted” birds of prey throughout the world.

5 mins

The 2017 Dogs Trust Stray Dogs Survey Report shows 10 animals are seized every day, but never reunited with their owners due to out-of-date microchip details.

6 mins

Scarsdale Veterinary Group has joined forces with Pet Blood Bank UK and is holding a donation day on 21 October to increase the number of cat and dog contributors.

5 mins

Daring veterinary students from The University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies have taken their kit off for a naked calendar, in a bid to raise charity cash.

5 mins

Parasitologist urges vets to remain vigilant and strongly recommend tick checks and preventive products to clients in wake of UK's third geographical babesiosis outbreak.

8 mins

A host of new technologies, topics and techniques feature in the third version of the association’s manual.

5 mins

A South African man has been handed a prison term for fraudulently practising as a veterinary surgeon, following an RCVS tip-off to the police.

7 mins

Delegates at SPVS/VPMA day to be held in Newbury in November will hear how to improve the profitability of their practices from two industry experts.

4 mins

UK Government scientists have made a genetic breakthrough they believe could represent a step forward in the fight against a severe and often fatal disease of swine.

5 mins

New International Society of Feline Medicine site aims to provide resources and advice for practices hoping to gain Cat Friendly Clinic accreditation.

5 mins

A CPD event sponsored by the Veterinary Christian Fellowship will explore developments in the treatment of feline pancreas and liver disease.

2 mins

RCVS council has approved an alternative dispute resolution scheme to resolve client complaints against veterinary practices that do not require disciplinary committee scrutiny.

3 mins

Tameside Veterinary Clinic is expanding with the opening of its third surgery after taking over the lease of a former bank building.

3 mins

Vet Van is fully equipped for routine, non-urgent care available in a first consult at a veterinary surgery, and has the full backup of all Willows Veterinary Group practices.

5 mins

Jeremy the “one in a million“ sinistral snail has gone to the big cabbage patch in the sky, but scientists confirm he did “father“ offspring before shuffling off this mortal coil.

4 mins

Cornish practice invites veterinary professionals to barbecue and fireworks display to celebrate 10 years in business and its achievements along the way.

4 mins

A veterinary oncology specialist has embarked on a study to determine if dogs can be trained to detect canine transitional cell carcinoma in the odour of urine.

6 mins

Staff at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury are hoping Friday 13 proves lucky for 17-year-old Jack Russell terrier waiting for adoption.

4 mins

Mental health researcher and Vetlife Helpline manager Rosie Allister encourages veterinary professionals to take a moment to reflect after an animal has been euthanised.

7 mins