From now on, anyone wanting to buy or adopt a companion animal younger than six months will need to deal directly with a breeder or recognised animal rehoming centre.7 mins
RCVS issues warning to veterinary practices about the risk of break-ins by addicts trying to steal pharmaceutical drugs.
vettimes.co.uk launches first ever user hub to allow people to share their experience of life in lockdown.
Animal health firm says practices wanting to limit face-to-face potential poisoning cases should use Veterinary Poisons Information Service or other resources first, and promote social media posts to homebound clients.
Normally only accessible by International Society of Feline Medicine members, the channel has been opened up as a free resource to help veterinary professionals keep on top of CPD.3 mins
Charity offers anonymous assistance to all members of the profession under mental or financial stress due to COVID-19.
Scientists will measure the level of antibodies produced after vaccination of pigs and assess whether the antibodies can block severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 from infecting cells.
Researchers identify protein sequences in lungs of sick pangolins that were 91% identical to the human virus’ proteins.
Researchers discovered domestic cats kill more prey in a given area of around 100 metres around their home than similar-sized wild predators.
Corporate groups, independent practices and veterinary charities to unite in a bid to provide emergency cover in the face of corona crisis.
MEPs join NGOs to demand ban on all all journeys of more than eight hours long for live farm animals.
“We wanted to offer our help and we understand ventilators are critically important in supporting the recovery of human patients in hospital being treated for the virus” – Blue Cross.
European body says short-term manufacture and delivery of veterinary medicines is secure, but it is assessing the rapidly developing situation.
Sarah Caney and VetPartners’ Rachel Dean carrying out research to understand more about experience of cats and and their owners when visiting veterinary practice.
The Kennel Club and its charities will help support canine organisations and rescues that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
MSD offering guidance at round table event to address vet questions about vaccination protocols during COVID-19 crisis.
“Without an urgent input of funds, the charity is likely to close on 31 March 2020,” says trust.
Royal college working with Defra and other veterinary organisations to provide life-saving equipment for coronavirus front-line fight.
RCVS and BVA issue joint guidance on ‘key worker’ status for veterinary surgeons.
Due to a combination of factors, many dogs with rescue backup microchips are unnecessarily euthanised, campaigners claim.