The new system allows digital recording of every vet surgery visit on each individual pet with 24/7 identification of the animal and access to its health records in the event of an emergency.4 mins
Study says separate waiting rooms for cats and dogs – and playing classical music – can ease anxiety for pets during veterinary clinic visits.
The results of a pilot study on the effects of rider weight on equine performance shows horses can suffer temporary lameness if rider weight is too high.
Almost 8,000 incidents have been reported in England and Wales in the past four years, according to the animal charity.
Vets will be urged to help raise awareness about the importance of vaccination against rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease type two during Rabbit Awareness Week (1 to 9 June).
Success for Leicestershire multidiscipline referral centre in RCVS Practice Standards Scheme after it received three outstanding designations.
A veterinary surgeon from north-east England who stopped the local service from closing down now wants help from the profession to keep it open.
The research could help identify potential pathways for the spread of important cattle infections, such as bTB and bovine viral diarrhoea.3 mins
Dogs Trust appeals to veterinary professionals to fill in 10-minute survey to help tackle illegal imports and improve animal welfare.
Convicted fraudster Peter Keniry, who is just out of jail, uses a legitimate registered veterinary surgeon’s details to obtain illegal employment – RCVS releases his photograph.
Small and mixed animal vets urged to take part in an online survey to evaluate confidence levels when it comes to treating exotic pets.
Inventor Alastair Mair developed the application out of frustration with handwritten anaesthetic records, which can frequently be incomplete, illegible and easily lost.
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health was the headline act with nine category wins at the Veterinary Marketing Association’s annual awards ceremony in London.
“In the past, research has looked into areas such as glaucoma and the genetics that make some dogs overweight” – Paula Boyden, Dogs Trust.
Association officers concerned animal welfare not being met “in the interests of sensationalism and lowbrow entertainment” in I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!
SRUC Veterinary and Analytical Laboratory brings together new technology, robotics and human expertise to create a centre for animal disease surveillance and testing.
A vet team used the skin of a tilapia fish species as a “biological bandage” to help a dog with an infected wound heal and regenerate skin.
Raw meat-based diet storage warnings come after study reveals 60 samples of raw, frozen dog foods all contained high levels of harmful bacteria.
Student vets were assessed in three different scenarios to test their communication and team working skills in emergency situations.
More than 40,000 nominations received to honour the exceptional work carried out by some of the best veterinary professionals in the country.