June 2018

Researchers seek to better understand how seasons impact on the amount of canine exercise and shed light on whether any breeds are more sensitive to extreme elements.

4 mins

Initial event – attended by principal Stuart Reid at The Hong Kong Jockey Club Happy Valley Clubhouse – will be followed by second in New York later this year.

5 mins

Cats on average chose to get 43% of their calories from carbs and 30% from protein, while dogs went for 41% fat and 36% carbs.

4 mins

Under the new regulations practices must look closely at all aspects of client and staff data storage, and staff must be trained to follow the correct company procedures.

6 mins

Collaboration with Endell Veterinary Group provides expert teaching facilities and residential accommodation for RVC students on core farm rotations.

3 mins

Association’s free online CPD resource has more than 300 subjects available following addition of dentistry, exotics and surgery.

4 mins

From a chat round a table to a monthly meeting of more than 50 veterinary colleagues, the University of Glasgow’s Small Animal Hospital Clinical Club has gone from strength to strength.

4 mins

Delegates at this year’s event are invited to book a place at a supplementary “pre-congress” day (15 June), featuring a wide range of communication workshops.

4 mins

Royal Canin webinar will help vets deal with patients who present with food allergies or who have been placed on diets free from certain ingredients.

2 mins

Dachshund that “blew up like a balloon” following an injury to its windpipe was saved by quick-thinking clinicians from Beech House Veterinary Centre in Warrington.

4 mins

May 2018

Parents attending this year’s equine conference in Birmingham will be able to leave children up to the age of eight in the dedicated facility, but space is limited.

4 mins

Veterinary authorities express concern upcoming movie Patrick – which stars a pug with a “stubby, stumpy attitude” – will lead to surge in demand for brachycephalic breed.

6 mins

More than 40 of the equines working at the seaside resort have been given a clean bill of health by John Gilliver and his team, ahead of a busy summer season.

4 mins

Fortnightly online resource will feature informative anaesthesia updates, bulletins and recaps, access to exclusive videos, and downloadable content.

3 mins

The hopes and fears of safeguarding animal health and welfare, and enabling a continuous supply of animal medicines in the EU-27 and UK post-Brexit, have been discussed in Brussels.

5 mins

New measure in bTB “hot spots” intended to rapidly prevent disease from spreading further within the wildlife and cattle populations.

5 mins

For the study, researchers sampled 143 videos uploaded to YouTube between January 2016 and March 2017, taking into consideration some videos may be subject to bias and the small sample size.

6 mins

Larger intensive care unit, new chemotherapy ward, superior cat and dog wards and increased number of cat and dog “hotel” spaces enhance state-of-the-art referral hospital.

5 mins

Vets, RVNs and company representatives to share expertise at UK’s only dedicated emergency and critical care event for veterinary profession.

5 mins

Daniel Doherty sentenced along with five members of a puppy trading gang that made at least £2.5 million selling thousands of farmed or imported puppies.

6 mins