November 2018

Bird flu viruses could escape vaccine immunity while increasing potential to infect humans, according to research led by The Pirbright Institute.

4 mins

Bodies unite to protect the public from “dodgy pet sellers”, and ensure any animal advertised online by classified websites is done so legally and ethically.

4 mins

Richard Sutcliffe – who was convicted of two counts of common assault by beating and of undertaking, or attempting to undertake, non-emergency surgery on the eyelid of a person – receives suspension for six months.

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Five cases of feline tuberculosis have been confirmed in households across England, with some of the affected households believed to have suffered multiple feline infections.

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Specialist equipment includes a state-of-the-art “gait analysis walkway”, which provides a range of data for clinical and research purposes.

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Some councillors expressed concerns about the potential animal welfare implications of a trial, which would see POM-Vs prescribed without a physical examination.

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Experiences such as feeling valued and admired by colleagues, and generally “fitting in” – are the biggest drivers in avoiding burnout and exit from the profession, researchers said.

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Scheme aims to provide “uniquely global perspective” that recognises regional, economic and cultural aspects that may affect prevalence and impact of veterinary wellness.

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Isabelle Vets in Guernsey take part in “Bright Tights Day” for charity that helped former director who battled ovarian cancer.

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Programme will explore leader aspirations of females, as well as equip them with tools needed to help promotion into senior posts.

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The programme has been designed for a range of levels of clinical experience – from the recent graduate to those returning to equine practice from a career break.

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“This meeting aims to uncover what is being done across professions, including some innovative work by veterinary professionals” – president of the Royal Society of Medicine Comparative Medicine Network.

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“There are no easy answers to reducing disease levels, and what is required is new drive, and a concerted and concentrated effort, by all sectors involved” – Sir Charles Godfray.

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Hard work and dedication from staff has turned a practice that started nine years ago with four staff into a veterinary hospital.

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Findings are latest pieces in the jigsaw in terms of understanding peste des petits ruminants and the implications for monitoring virus evolution.

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The Linnaeus Group has donated the money at a time when demand for the veterinary charity’s service has increased by 500% during the past five years.

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State-of-the-art nuclear scintigraphy unit complete with gamma camera will provide vets with clearest ever diagnostic images.

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Infection with Rhodococcus equi can cause severe, insidiously progressive pneumonia, as well as affect other organs in the body, such as bones, abdominal lymph nodes, eyes, joints and brain.

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One in three vets don’t neuter kittens from four months old, according to the Cat Population Control Group – the charity is inviting vet professionals to speak to them at London Vet Show.

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Pick six numbers and punch them into Burtons Medical Equipment’s locked safe. If it opens, you walk away with £50,000. Simple.

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