May 2018

A total of 2,228 French bulldog clinical records were anaylised as part of the RVC-based VetCompass project, which has indicated a looming welfare crises for the breed.

9 mins

Ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials this weekend, residents at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Old Windsor centre participated in a special street party to mark the royal wedding.

4 mins

A weekend of sporting activitives, well-being workshops and an appearance by the real-life Forrest Gump will all be part of the inaugural event.

5 mins

Wearing a red “Bubba Gump Shrimp Co” cap, and allowing his hair and beard to grow wild, Rob Pope embarked on epic charity challenge running more than 15,500 miles across the US.

6 mins

Delegates from across the UK and Europe gathered for the latest Vet Dynamics Bootcamp to learn more about forces of change shaping the veterinary profession.

4 mins

Rodent gets into “wee” spot of bother after getting stuck in student house lavatory bowl, before being rescued by RSPCA animal collection officer.

2 mins

James Greenwood encourages fellow vet professionals to consider what is important on an individual level and identify interests outside of work when looking at their work-life balance.

8 mins

Potential students can equip themselves with key information about where to study from the Veterinary Schools Council admissions committee document.

2 mins

Lateral flow technology will be at heart of new method Abington Health hopes will provide faster, more accurate results in dairy cows.

4 mins

International Veterinary Student Association plans more exchange trips following success of recent visit to vet school by Polish students.

5 mins

Results gathered online will help find trends in endemic horse diseases and, as patterns emerge, steer awareness, education and research.

2 mins

Event was one of a Virbac-sponsored series across the country being held to raise cash to train more puppies to help people with hearing difficulties.

4 mins

Charity delivers petition to Government after survey finds almost half of vets questioned had treated cats that were victims of air-powered weapon attacks in 2015.

4 mins

A PDSA team of veterinary staff from Stoke-on-Trent is training hard and hoping animal lovers will support their challenge to raise funds for poorly pets.

3 mins

With 21 people having been killed by breeds of dog other than the four “danger” types banned in 1991, MPs now want to know whether further changes to the law are needed to ensure public safety.

5 mins

A primary concern is the spread of companion animal vector-borne diseases to non-endemic countries through increased pet travel and climate change.

6 mins

Pet owner Liam Smith has started a petition to make cat microchipping compulsory and believes vet support will help give it more “substance and credibility”.

6 mins

Nova Laboratories will highlight dangers associated with splitting or crushing drug to delegates at annual event taking place in Loseley Park, Surrey.

5 mins

Triage telephone service boasts success, reporting three out of four pets did not require vet visits after owners contacted it.

5 mins

Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation receives support from pharmaceutical company in veterinary project by delivering “much-needed” medication to primate population.

7 mins