August 2018

A British firm believes its lookalike product range – designed to resemble owners – will help concerned canines with separation anxiety.

53 mins

Wholesalers can accept further batches of the equine pain killer from the manufacturer, provided it is accompanied by a “caution in use” letter.

3 mins

Equine hospital boasts UK’s first large bore sliding gantry computed tomography system for improved large animal patient scanning.

4 mins

July 2018

The directorate is investigating potential ways to maintain the availability of the injectable product for use in non-food horses.

6 mins

Suspended “gold standard” painkiller for horses – named in list of nine products containing excipient diethanolamine – prompts dismay from equine vets.

6 mins

VMD suspends diethanolamine (DEA) “in the light of scientific opinion” that consuming food from animals treated with products containing DEA may pose a risk to human health.

3 mins

The only single-shot scour vaccine to be approved in Europe in more than 18 years is now available with an extended three-year shelf life.

4 mins

Vets urged to examine inventory immediately and quarantine-specified batches of Willcain Solution for Injection, being recalled due to low active substance assay results.

2 mins

Four specific batches of a treatment for canker, coccidiosis, worms and external parasites in racing and show pigeons are being recalled.

2 mins

The VMD has been issued a product recall for two batches of Filavac VHD K C+V concentrate and solvent for suspension for injection for rabbits due to incorrect storage during shipment.

1 mins

The new Vet Times app takes all the best features from vettimes.co.uk and puts them in your pocket – meaning all your veterinary content is just a few taps away.

3 mins

Company’s Deltanil treatment for use in dairy cattle and sheep now has longest extended shelf life of any existing registered pour-on product.

4 mins

June 2018

A diagnostic test to identify new equine virus, thought to be present in up to 10% of horses, is available for the first time.

6 mins

A new vaccine that reduces the viral load in blood and lymphoid tissues has been launched by Zoetis to tackle the virus.

5 mins

New health-monitoring litter tray analyses feline urine samples and automatically sends report to owner’s smartphone of any “red flags” detected.

5 mins

Three specific batches of sheep ectoparaciticide Crovect being recalled due to possible pack defect that may cause caps to split.

2 mins

“Hi-Drate provides a nutritious drink that suspends fibre in a soluble fibre gel that travels further into the digestive system to increase the hindgut reservoir” – Sandra Murphy, Equidiet.

3 mins

Pharmaceutical company reassures vets and public its product is safe and legally compliant after rival was removed from sale.

2 mins

Virbac’s new display packaging for equine product aims to offer retailers ‘additional opportunity to discuss three Ds of worming – direction, dose and delivery – with owners’.

3 mins

“Inconsistencies” in cleaning process have lead to recall of batch-specific neuroleptic drug produced by Elanco Animal Health.

2 mins