June 2019

Best veterinary student research projects acknowledged by MSD Animal Health with award of its bursaries for 2018.

4 mins

Vet Sophie Evans has just landed the World Pilot Gig Championship in Cornwall after narrowly missing out on top spot last year.

6 mins

"… don't give up what you have. What you have here is a high-welfare market with a high value to your products. I hope you don't let that slip.” – Jim Reynolds, Western University of Health Sciences in California.

7 mins

BSAVA’s new CPD event will involve a series of high-profile keynote speakers and interactive workshops.

4 mins

Two major VetCompass studies focusing on the health of UK dogs have identified dental disease as a primary cause for concern.

6 mins

Online initiative urges people to post images of their “cancer hero” animals to show that, even if a total cure cannot be found, treatments can improve quality of life – and extend it.

3 mins

Veterinary surgeon Lorraine Anne Allan has been described as an inspiration and a dedicated professional following her death after brief illness.

5 mins

The case involved a one-year-old castrated shih-tzu that presented with acute right rear limb lameness and hyphema in the anterior chamber of the right eye.

5 mins

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has asked the RVC and APHA to join its Collaborating Centre network to help with risk analysis and modelling.

4 mins

Record attendance at 2019 event (7 to 8 June) as speakers from across the planet inspire and engage with Noel Fitzpatrick’s “Community of Compassion”.

10 mins

New Ethnoveterinary Medicine Project aims to record the use across the UK of wild or cultivated plants as animal medicines.

5 mins

Maven Veterinary Care becomes one of 12 sites nationally to have four RCVS Practice Standards Scheme outstanding awards.

4 mins

BVA’s new vision for effective teamwork between vets and allied professionals reiterates the value of RVNs, and supports an expansion of their role within the vet-led team.

5 mins

The review looks at the practice, rationale and motivation for raw feeding before evaluating existing evidence on both benefits and risks of such diets.

4 mins

Challenges to the well-being of more than 4,000 vets around the world will be unveiled to find out what they have in common, and where their experiences differ.

3 mins

 “We are inspired to award these five talented professionals for their hard work and dedication into improving canine health and welfare" – Steve Dean, The Kennel Club Charitable Trust.

6 mins

Organisers of Rabbit Awareness Week (1 to 9 June) are urging practices to ensure they stock the necessary vaccines to protect against rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease 2.

7 mins

Appointees will cover the full range of areas of practice, and ensure lay and veterinary nurse input into free ethical review.

7 mins

Data from 455,557 dogs presenting at first opinion veterinary practices was analysed to discover which conditions have the greatest impact on canine well-being.

3 mins

Veterinary Poisons Information Service warns UK vets of potential fatal consequences of owners using washing soda/sodium carbonate as an oral emetic in dogs.

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