Video-assisted thoracoscopy and removal of part of the lung reveals the cause of patient’s abscess – a tiny, inhaled grass seed.5 mins
£1.4 billion funding boost to the APHA Weybridge facility will help fight emerging animal and plant diseases.
“Development of this particular vaccine has just been started and it is expected to be in animal studies before the end of the year...” – The Vaccine Group chief scientific officer Michael Jarvis.
“The health and safety of students and staff are paramount” – RCVS president Niall Connell.
Rural affairs minister says a new system is being introduced that will allow owners to go online and amend their own records free of charge.
“…the organisation now feels that public concern and personal safety is too great for the event to go ahead" – BSAVA.
Charity plans to vaccinate 100,000 dogs in 10 days in Cambodia and needs “awesome Vet Times readers” to volunteer.
Purpose-built mobile clinic vehicle will allow veterinary students in Nottingham to reach out to more animals in need.
Miniature parasitic wasps actively seek out the pupae of nuisance, biting flies that spread the bacteria responsible for summer mastitis and New Forest eye on farms.
“This technology is one of the most advanced in medicine and helps surgically remove tumours while also reducing the tissue damage to vital structures” – neurologist Rodolfo Cappello.
Coronavirus claims another major event in the UK veterinary calendar as cases of COVID-19 escalate globally.
Burgess Excel Vet Awards aim to celebrate rabbit-friendly vets, veterinary nurses and practices.
Annual event, due to be held on 1 April, called off due to coronavirus outbreak. Ceva says it will let people know when it plans to hold rearranged event.
“What once seemed like a pipe dream can now happen during most of our members’ working lifetime” – association president Nikki Hopkins.
“The illegal smuggling of puppies is a cruel and unscrupulous industry – and we need to make sure the Government takes tough measures to stamp it out.” - EFRACom chairman Neil Parish.
Association says it welcomes the move to increase badger vaccination, but will continue to support targeted and managed badger culling as an option where appropriate.
“Off-the-shelf” devices being developed by a University of Liverpool spin-out company will be the first in the veterinary perofession to snugly “fit” not only the size, but also the differing shapes of femurs in different breeds.
Latest advice for COVID-19 from the Government and devolved administrations, as well as veterinary associations.
Field trials of a cattle vaccine and increased vaccination of badgers are also included in the next stage of the Government’s plan.
BVA reacts to news and says it is particularly keen not to cause any unnecessary concern that could lead to pet abandonment.