April 2021

José Ruiz, maxillofacial surgeon at Davies Veterinary Specialists in Hertfordshire, resolves cat Dexy’s bilateral temporomandibular joint dysplasia.

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Two-thirds of mobile phones and tablets contaminated with staphylococci, including strains resistant to vancomycin and oxacillin.

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Recruitment agency for profession Noble Futures offering vouchers to training with Improve International extends deadline for busy vets.

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Vet Professionals and International Cat Care are running online survey of cat owners, including vet professionals, to look at owner experiences of medicating cats.

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Miniature dachshund Margot swallowed tube of ointment to suffer potentially fatal toxicity, but recovered after intervention by Davies Veterinary Specialists.

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APHA teaming up with University of Nottingham to conduct research project on presence and location of TB infection in badgers in the Southern Edge area.

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March 2021

Team led by Nicolas Granger at the RVC and Liang-Fong Wong at the University of Bristol develops combined cellular and molecular treatment.

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College agrees sale of London HQ to private investor, but will lease back the building for up to two years until new premises can be found.

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Vet Melinda Merck, speaking at WSAVA’s online congress, says practices should work with other local agencies to address increasing problem.

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Helen Hunter takes over the role of chair of Veterinary Marketing Association from Liz Rawlings for coming two years.

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Health care staff across all clinical disciplines have to find time to look after themselves, according to TV doctor in keynote address to BSAVA Virtual Congress.

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Vets with Horsepower plans to deliver 25 hours worth of CPD, non-stop, on 29 April 2021 to raise money for four chosen charities.

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Structured stewardship programmes can deliver big reductions in the prescribing of highest priority critically important … more

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Partners in annual awareness week announced their plans for the theme “Hopping through the Years” as part of BSAVA Virtual Congress.

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RCVS publishes new COVID guidelines for the professions, which will replace current emergency guidance and help return practices to near-normal operations.

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BVA and The FOAL Group welcome encouraging written response to petition calling for closure of legal loopholes allowing some ear cropping of dogs to continue.

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“This data reveals a significant amount of confusion in the advice veterinary practices give to dog owners in relation to protection against CIRD...” – Michelle Townley, MSD.

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Largest UK study into canine heatstroke highlights the live-saving importance of owners being educated to spot the early signs.

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ThE BVA, and 18 divisions and affiliate groups, sign letter in The Telegraph today (24 March) calling for Government to deliver on commitments it first made in December 2017.

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Cases of deadly disease confirmed in Herefordshire, York and Bridgend in south Wales, taking the total number to 23 in 2021.

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