With 10 candidates standing – including 4 existing college council members – votes must be cast either online or by post by 27 April.4 mins
Congress brings together leading experts from around world to examine research and scientific progress of Angiostrongylus and Dirofilaria in Europe.
Weight management expert says vets don’t find obesity “an interesting enough” topic and the profession should be training future vets and VNs to take the issue more seriously.
The certificate is aimed at European veterinary professionals who wish to advance their knowledge and practical skills in small animal orthopaedics.
University of York researchers, who conducted a series of scientific speech interaction experiments between adult dogs and humans, say vets should adopt “baby talk” when interacting with canines.
Scheme aims to help all 220 employees settle in with their new pets, just as with maternity and paternity leave for new parents.
Inspired by her colleagues, Ellie Tomlinson is undertaking the Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency Critical Care while continuing to work at The Minster Veterinary Practice.4 mins
Registrations are already flying in for the 2018 Oral Care Nurse training course; however, for those interested, but undecided, RVN Chloe Little shares her experience from having completed the course last year.
Petplan to offer chance for RVN to shine by sharing his or her expertise to pet owners via firm’s social media, followed by more than 150,000 people.
Trainee veterinary nursing at the Dick White Academy have smashed the national average by posting a 90% first time pass rate in their level three diploma exams.
Event with RCVS specialist Sarah Caney will cover intricacies of hyperthyroidism diagnosis and management in cats, followed by live Q&A session.
Two-day event taking place in Nottingham hopes to help delegates take practical advice on obesity back to practice.
Single batch of Oxytobel solution for injection for horses, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, dogs and cats recalled by Bela-Pharm.2 mins
Study finds increasing use of tapeworm saliva testing can reduce number of anthelmintic treatments prescribed to equine patients.
Specified batches of Ornicure 150mg/g doxycycline powder for oral solution by Versele-Laga are being recalled due to ”packaging damage”.
Triple-action topical application provides effective protection from flea infestations for up to eight weeks on dogs and four weeks on cats, and can also be used on ferrets.
Species-specific cat and dog supplements will be available to order from veterinary wholesalers in “strongest formula yet”.
Chewable tablet now indicated for the treatment of two new mite species, as well as offering flea and tick protection.
The Veterinary Marketing Association’s glittering event in London saw accolades handed out to the cream of the crop in veterinary and animal health marketing.8 mins
Suitable for both vets and veterinary nurses, “Small animal endocrinology” includes six modules of study and will refresh common endocrine diseases in small animals such as cats and dogs.
26th National Equine Forum reaches audience on three continents to inform, educate and stimulate discussion within equestrian industry.
Welfare charity the Scottish SPCA reports 44% increase in animals seized as a result of cruelty investigations conducted throughout 2017.
The guide covers various areas of canine health, with detailed information and illustrations showing how exaggerated conformation can affect dog health in category two and three breeds.
Initiative intends to spread word about how to let dogs interact with others happily and safely, while helping raise awareness regarding reasons for keeping them on leads.
Essex-based practice proud to have assembled “finest possible team” of experts, hailing from 11 different countries worldwide.4 mins
Yorkshire-based group named in best 100 small companies to work for list for sixth year running, and is only vet company to achieve three-star “extraordinary” rating.
Toby Gemmill, of West Midlands-based Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service, to take up role in July to include overseeing courses and developing educational materials.
Acquisitions in South America and Asia – combined with organic growth and purchase of former Merial products – help French firm achieve 20% growth in 2017.
Vet Aquadent product for prevention of dental plaque and tartar formation in cats and dogs comes out on top at prestigious World Branding Awards.
High-spec cat and dog facilities have been opened at a Hampshire referral centre, as phase one of its expansion plans is completed.