“We are inspired to award these five talented professionals for their hard work and dedication into improving canine health and welfare" – Steve Dean, The Kennel Club Charitable Trust.6 mins
Organisers of Rabbit Awareness Week (1 to 9 June) are urging practices to ensure they stock the necessary vaccines to protect against rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease 2.
Appointees will cover the full range of areas of practice, and ensure lay and veterinary nurse input into free ethical review.
Data from 455,557 dogs presenting at first opinion veterinary practices was analysed to discover which conditions have the greatest impact on canine well-being.
Veterinary Poisons Information Service warns UK vets of potential fatal consequences of owners using washing soda/sodium carbonate as an oral emetic in dogs.
Research suggests gene editing techniques may be able to produce birds resistant to avian influenza virus.
The Dutch government moves to enforce welfare crackdown on some 20 brachycephalic breeds.4 mins
Survey says increasing number of people in the UK state they do not think animals should be used in any scientific research.
Study findings have “major implications” in several different fields relating to understanding dog-human interaction – says Tove Fall, lead author of the work.
Hartpury University PhD student suggests blanket nutrition advice fails to take into account an individual dog’s circumstances, following systematic review.
Printed versions of the new guides can be ordered by veterinary practices in exchange for a donation to PetSavers, to make a valuable addition to veterinary reception areas.
RVN and VN Times editorial member Shakira Miles said VNs must be fully aware of the seriousness of the trend for designer dogs.
RVN Lacey Pitcher creates Veterinary Pay It Forward group, whereby packages are distributed anonymously to individuals in practices as a way of showing appreciation.
Veterinary business duo take on iconic rally challenge – driving 5,000km down under to raise almost £6,000 for cancer charity.
With VET Festival 2019 just a few days away (7-8 June), organisers have revealed new research that shows many practices are not prioritising staff wellness.
Simon Doherty has hailed his Scottish colleagues for their insights and expertise, while Northern Ireland's five-year AMR plan also wins praise.
University of Bristol Veterinary School wants to help identify the earliest signs of joint disease, which could make a difference to the lives of millions of cats in the future.
The 2019 event will see the Food Standards Agency represented at a RUMA conference for the first time, and a keynote speech from investigative journalist Maryn McKenna.
Researchers identify “unpredictable mutations” in vaccine against acute, highly contagious respiratory poultry disease infectious bronchitis virus.
HMRC task force that was formed in 2015 has recovered more than £5 million in unpaid taxes from dishonest dog breeders and black market puppy farmers.