July 2020

A former veterinarian convicted of possessing indecent images of children has had his application to be returned to the register blocked by disciplinary committee.

8 mins

Process of winding-up the charity to begin next week after efforts to secure the funding required to safeguard its future prove unsuccessful.

2 mins

With Pride events across the word cancelled due to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, 2020 saw the BVLGBT+ community turn to the internet to spread the word of acceptance and fight prejudice.

7 mins

Association’s vaccination guidelines group completes four-year project to enhance understanding of infectious diseases in Central America and South America.

5 mins

Pair treated after taking liquid isoflurane that had previously been stolen from a veterinary practice in Basingstoke.

3 mins

Pirbright hopeful the first doses of a human vaccine will be available by the end of the year as research finds two doses of vaccine boosted antibody response in pigs.

7 mins

Tree of Life For Animals asking for donations from anyone joining virtual class on Sunday 5 July.

2 mins

June 2020

Irene Camerlink has been awarded the UFAW Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year Award for exceptional work improving pig welfare.

6 mins

College, which is raising funds for a £45 million development at its Hawkshead campus, has received cash today (30 June) from The Wolfson Foundation.

4 mins

Using virtual event app and digital platform, associations deliver 11 lectures in two streams with speakers covering topics including teleconsultation and client communications.

Veterinary team at charity stressing need for owners to safety proof their gardens and consult their vet if dogs show any signs of having ingested garden plants.

5 mins

The British Veterinary LGBT+ group is hosting an event on 28 June to raise awareness of gender issues and show support to the Black Lives Matter movement.

6 mins

Authors of a case study on acute kidney injury in dogs following general anaesthesia are calling for help from the profession that will aid in them identifying risk factors.

6 mins

Company to host two-hour CPD symposium to discuss work to introduce a cat-friendly option to manage cat allergens in owners.

5 mins

“…do you really want to contribute to a welfare crisis where thousands of puppies are bred in appalling circumstances just to satisfy the huge demand for these breeds?” – Brachycephalic Working Group.

6 mins

Mandisa Greene will become the first black president of the RCVS at the annual meeting, which will be held online on 10 July from 10am.

4 mins

“These 2020 Soulsby Fellows are remarkable examples of how a one health approach benefits humans, animals and the communities in which they live" - Judy MacArthur Clark, chairman of The Soulsby Foundation trustees.

8 mins

Members of the Scottish Parliament support increased penalties and new legal protections for service animals.

4 mins

British Veterinary Receptionist Association to train more than 750 primary care reception staff across the Linnaeus group under terms of new partnership.

4 mins

“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