November 2019

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.

5 mins

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”.

5 mins

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.

6 mins

In off-site circumstances, use of smartphones could speed up the decision-making process and enhance patient outcomes.

5 mins

The latest UK Veterinary Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance Report also revealed a reduction in sales of highest priority critically important antibiotics.

5 mins

Public Health England announcement confirmed cases of tick-borne encephalitis virus in ticks from two parts of England – Norfolk and the Hampshire-Dorset border.

6 mins

Vets across the UK have been reminded of the link between wet weather and cattle lameness after UK hit by heavy rain.

5 mins

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.

4 mins

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.

5 mins

“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.

7 mins

Organisers and delegates praise Small Animal Medicine Society event at the Univeristy of Warwick, which had a “medicine medley” theme.

5 mins

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.

6 mins

“The committee has some serious questions about the Government’s commitment to stopping the puppy smuggling trade” – EFRACom.

2 mins

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.

7 mins

October 2019

“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.

2 mins

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.

4 mins

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.

5 mins

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. 

4 mins