September 2019

The new survey, aimed at vet practice employees, seeks to find out the profession’s view on staff bringing their dogs to work, and how it affects morale and well-being.

6 mins

Study shows more than two-thirds of dog owners don’t know the Angiostrongylus vasorum parasite is spread by slugs and snails, and some think otters are responsible.

5 mins

A VetCompass study found hair coat disorder, dental disease and overgrown nails were the top three disorders in this breed.

5 mins

Pirbright and The Roslin Institute have launched the Immunological Toolbox website – a central database of reagents and a platform for information exchange.

4 mins

Small animal and farm vet David Charles spoke at the first National Association for Black Veterinarians Conference in the US about barriers faced by black or minority ethnic vet students.

5 mins

Chance to win £500 of vouchers by completing survey while helping to understand the role of antimicrobial treatment in the overall epidemiology of AMR in horses.

3 mins

Association advises against stockpiling of medicines, but wants to encourage animal owners to discuss timing of vaccinations with their vet.

3 mins

Couple imported thousands of dogs into UK from Romania and kept them in “unsuitable and inadequate” conditions with “filthy” on-site vet clinic.

7 mins

Number of badger cull zones to increase by more than a third in a bid to halt the spread of bovine TB – with new areas in south-west, midlands and Cheshire included.

6 mins

The study, conducted jointly by Lancaster University Management School and The Open University Business School, was based on 75 interviews with both male and female vets from across the UK.

6 mins

A team from Mission Rabies hopes to raise £20,000 for a vaccination programme after driving a tiny tuk-tuk over an extreme off-road course.

4 mins

The RCVS and BVA will co-host the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe General Assembly, which represents vet associations in 40 countries, in June 2020.

6 mins

Does your practice do its utmost to safeguard the well-being of it’s staff? And is there one person who goes the extra mile to create a happy working environment? Nominate them now.

3 mins

The report, compiled online in conjunction with YouGov, is the largest annual assessment of cat, dog and rabbit welfare in the UK.

5 mins

Veterinary Business Development unveils three groundbreaking podcast channels for veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and veterinary business professionals.

8 mins

The Kennel Club's survey questioned 2,256 dog owners and revealed one in three puppy buyers acknowledged they were clueless about how to find a reputable source for their puppy.

5 mins

Vetlife charity team reminds all members of the profession it is available to help those in crisis 24/7, 365 days of the year.

4 mins

Regent Court Veterinary Practice in Penzance receives accolade from environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage for reducing plastic and inspiring community to tackle pollution.

6 mins

RVC study shows 75% decline in breed numbers during the past 10 years and an ageing population.

3 mins

More than £400 has been raised for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People following a fund-raiser organised by VetPartners practices across Yorkshire.

4 mins