April 2017

A piece of equipment able to give a failure of passive transfer (FPT) diagnosis in 10 minutes has been hailed as "genuinely lifesaving" and could help streamline the workload of equine vets.

4 mins

To support National Microchipping Month in June, Virbac is providing a free support pack for practices to use in the waiting room and online – plus a chance for staff to win prizes.

2 mins

Nova Laboratories is gearing up to showcase its range of personalised pet medicine at the Veterinary Education for Tomorrow Festival 2017.

2 mins

A popular treatment for atopic dermatitis in dogs has now been licensed for the symptomatic treatment of chronic allergic dermatitis in cats.

3 mins

A range of products has been launched with the aim of making life easier for professionals across the veterinary sector.

2 mins

Ceva Animal Health has expanded its Feliway range with a product to help unwanted scratching behaviour in cats.

2 mins

Virbac has launched a range of clinical diets for cats and dogs that allows veterinary practices to meet the main nutritional needs often encountered in practice.

2 mins

March 2017

Stronghold Plus, from Zoetis, is a new topical parasiticide for cats, boasting a unique combination of active ingredients that treats ticks, fleas, ear mites, lice and gastrointestinal nematodes, and prevents feline heartworm disease.

5 mins

The profession has expressed fears sheep wormer Zolvix could be overused or irresponsibly used after it was reclassified from POM-V to POM-VPS.

5 mins

Mini tablets and artificial meat flavourings could be the key to the age-old problem of persuading cats to swallow medication.

4 mins

Danetre Health's “Photizo to the Rescue” campaign allows people to nominate their favourite rescue charity or not-for-profit rescue to become Photizo’s "Rescue of the Month" and receive a Photizo Vetcare device.

2 mins

The European Medicines Agency Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use has concluded that the benefit risk for veterinary medicines containing zinc oxide is negative.

3 mins

Manufacturer MDC has introduced a larger version of its Smart Oxygen tent to house popular brachycephalic breeds after it received regular requests from vets.

2 mins

MSD has launched a new campaign to help VNs get the most out of client conversation and add value to the consultation process.

3 mins

The VMD agrees to a request to change the legal distribution category of Zolvix 25mg/ml Oral Solution for Sheep.

3 mins

Vets now have a new resource in the management of canine epilepsy cases.

3 mins

UK vets are asked to be aware of possible cases of feline thiamine deficiency after Pets at Home withdrew sale of certain products from its own-range senior cat kibble products.

4 mins

BEVA officials have expressed their disappointment after learning a major pharmaceutical company will cease manufacture of a “vital first line antibiotic used in equine practice”.

3 mins

February 2017

Batches of Inductofol and Vetofol have been recalled by Norbrook Laboratories, says the directorate.

2 mins

A drinking water additive that helps fight dental plaque and tartar in dogs and cats has been given a new look.

2 mins