June 2018

Fourth annual staging of CPD event for ‘customer experience professionals’ in veterinary practice hailed by organisers as biggest to date.

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RCVS council wants a 3% increase to pay for unknowns, such as Brexit, and also for a rise in disciplinary council hearings and necessary building work on London headquarters.

3 mins

Results show the right side of the brain plays a more important part in regulating the sympathetic outflow to the heart – a fundamental organ for control of the fight or flight behavioural response.

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Steph Walsh hopes her video, in which she speaks about her experiences, will encourage fellow veterinary professionals to seek help and support.

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Those who achieve the qualification, the Level 3 Diploma in Equine Legislation, Welfare and Field Skills, are able show they can perform their role safely, professionally and to a required standard.

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International Cat Care unveils the best of nearly 3,000 images submitted from more than 60 countries for its 2019 charity calendar.

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Campaign will target audiences with educational materials designed to help them understand the unique role they have to play when it comes to animal health and welfare.

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“We want to bring vets the latest cutting edge science in Johne’s disease, and to update them on testing options” – Action Johne’s chairman Lyndon Edwards.

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Some of the UK's top experts on pain management in companion animals will be leading a CPD event at Pride Veterinary Referrals in October.

4 mins

Ben Gamsa is still hoping for more donations after completing a half ironman to raise funds to buy an assistance dog for a child with autism.

6 mins

Hydrotherapy pool and heated water treadmill are among star attractions unveiled at Worcestershire clinic’s new facility to help sick and recovering pets.

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The Kennel Club said it has seen an “astronomical” 2,964% increase in numbers of the brachycephalic breed registered in the past 10 years.

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Honour for pet owner Fiona Fidler, whose greyhounds have made “at least 100” donations over the years to help save the lives of many other sick animals.

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A total of 166 cases of cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy have been confirmed across 38 UK counties since 2012 – many fatal.

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Vet hopes blockbuster film will deliver a strong take-home message and bring the issue of animal welfare and conservation to the fore.

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More than 1,700 delegates and 50 exhibitors attended the outdoor event in Surrey, which boasted international speakers, a “wellness hub”, as well as VETFest Conversation and VetFest Live.

6 mins

Direct Line Pet Insurance research reveals dog theft figures continue to rise, with 225 reports received by the Metropolitan Police Service.

4 mins

Children at orphanage and primary school in Uganda receive new school bags and equipment thanks to a donation from team at Vet Dynamics.

4 mins

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.

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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.

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