September 2018

Initiative will visit Newcastle, Taunton, Glasgow, Crawley, Peterborough and Wrexham to deliver mental health training courses this autumn.

4 mins

VetPartners is working to improve knowledge across the profession and believes improving the evidence base through practice-based clinical research is one way to help achieve this.

4 mins

Data shows a decline in TB incidence in the first two cull areas with the rate of new confirmed breakdowns at about half the level they were before culling began.

3 mins

The Princess Royal opens the UK’s premier equine congress, in Birmingham, and presents the association’s seven annual awards.

3 mins

Move from direct payments linked to land area to “public money being used for public goods” will benefit animal health and welfare, says association.

6 mins

Environment secretary declines to say he will impose a “ban” on export of live animals, merely using the word “restrict”.

6 mins

Third report released by association shows overall growing pessimism by animal medicines industry over imminent exit from EU.

4 mins

The UK's oldest vet school has announced a four-year link-up with a London-based start-up to enhance understandng of pet traits and behaviours.

6 mins

Veterinary surgeon with previously unblemished career suspended from register for 12 months after admitting to fabricating Government document.

8 mins

Dylan Payne appeared in the latest of the 25 episode series, which follows a different child as they take their poorly pet to the vet.

4 mins

Two vets and a veterinary nurse have competed in a national championships for ancient sport that has seen a resurgence.

4 mins

Early research has demonstrated an approach that could lead to an effective treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal genetic disease in humans – the same disorder occurs in many dog breeds.

5 mins

Research conducted by The Kennel Club estimates a third of puppies bought over the internet will fall ill or die in their first year, while a fifth of buyers don’t see them with their mum.

5 mins

Researchers tested the palatability and digestibility of three commercially marketed fresh and raw diets for dogs, as well as a traditional extruded kibble diet.

6 mins

Veterinary practices from across UK encouraged to enter annual waiting room display contest for chance to win range of prizes.

3 mins

Practices have until 23 November to submit applications in one of three categories for the annual SPVS and Mind Matters event.

5 mins

Fourth edition of association’s popular dental and oral surgery manual aims to give veterinary professionals something to get their teeth into.

3 mins

Owners and veterinary surgeons can access two free videos created to deliver the latest advice on protecting against equine influenza.

4 mins

August 2018

A step change is needed in the way people think, act and talk about dementia – and practices have a pivotal part to play in affecting that, says Alzheimer’s Society.

7 mins

Davies becomes first in veterinary sector to be accredited by national body for implementing an effective environmental management system.

4 mins