“Declaring the UK free from avian flu is an important milestone that will help our efforts to re-open export markets” – Christine Middlemiss, UK CVO.4 mins
Cats Protection marks Loneliness Awareness Week 2020 by promoting how owning a feline pet can help with feeling lonely.
Welsh Government to start work on legislation to ban third-party puppy and kitten sales, which have been illegal in England since April 2020.
Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association surveys 8,000 households to discover continued rise in ownership of cats and dogs, as well as top 10 pets.
“Despite the current challenges, we’re confident this year’s campaign will build on previous years to be our biggest RAW campaign yet” – Holly Ackroyd of Burgess Pet Care.
US researchers find the cannabis extract improved the quality of life for most dogs recruited to a trial, with benefits remaining two weeks post-treatment.
SPVS-VMG are offering six free tickets to a CPD day on 23 June offering fresh insights into teleconsults.
Veterinary group is distributing £75,000 to charities that have seen funding streams dry up in the wake of restrictions imposed to tackle the impact COVID-19.
World Congress in Poland postponed and new dates have been announced for the event in March next year.
Economists predict a ‘90% economy’ as the new normal once the furlough scheme ends and restrictions put in place to reduce the impact of COVID-19 have been lifted.
Following its announcement in March of facing imminent closure, AHT trustees have since revealed a plan that could ensure the charity’s survival.
Association workshop at its 2019 world congress was springboard for article that is pushing for better coordination between human and animal health pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.
Orthopaedics team at Davies Veterinary Specialists give dog Lexi sound future after performing bilateral single session tibial plateau-levelling osteotomy surgery.
Royal Canin hosting event on 10 June covering selection process for mates to maximise both the chances of successful pregnancy and neonatal survival.
Animal health company adds two new related guidelines to help vets deal with intoxication from pyrethrins and macrocyclic lactones.
“It was a lot of hard work to get this far, but I am so delighted that we won – especially against such a strong line-up of finalists doing really great work” – co-founder Jade Statt.
University of Surrey researchers develop a rapid and inexpensive technique to identify paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, which can be fatal in horses and a major cause of stroke in humans.
“I am thrilled to receive this award. It is made particularly special by the fact I was nominated by my peers. It is important to emphasise, though, that research is a team effort” – Harriet Syme, RVC.
“...the feedback we’ve had about how positive the experience was for delegates has gone beyond our hopes” – Nat Scroggie, vet and co-organiser.4 mins
“…it’s clear this could have a very significant impact on individual veterinary practices if a member of the team tests positive” – BVA president Daniella Dos Santos.