August 2019

Bayer urges veterinarians to aid in identifying an increasing number of fake – and ineffective – Seresto Flea and Tick Control collars being unwittingly bought by pet owners.

23 mins

Dechra launches broad-spectrum antibiotic product for treatment of keratitis, conjunctivitis and blepharitis.

3 mins

The stem cell product, from Boehringer Ingelheim, is “the first that has been licensed that is available as an ‘off the shelf’ treatment”.

5 mins

“Product is a specific solution for cats with atopic dermatitis or other causes of skin irritation, such as flea-bite allergic dermatitis” – Royal Canin.

2 mins

“Vetemex is a valuable addition to the already extensive Virbac portfolio" - product manager Claire Lewis.

3 mins

July 2019

Labelling change for Meflosyl means an authorised product for non-food horses is available on the UK market, with options to address availability issues should demand exceed supply.

5 mins

Computer-controlled unit in combination with sealed cages ensures optimum oxygen supply for animals at Hampshire hospital.

3 mins

VMD orders manufacturers to cease production of products containing fenbendazole for pigeons following published literature indicating it has a low margin of safety.

4 mins

Inclusion of amino acid L-theanine positively influences GABA levels in the brain to help reduce anxiety and increase mental focus.

2 mins

The product range, from Lintbells, uniquely contain a rich supply of stearidonic acid omega 3 fatty acids.

2 mins

Specified 500g batches of frozen raw beef, turkey and tripe have been affected, according to the Food Standards Agency.

3 mins

Isemid is the first diuretic for the treatment of congestive heart failure in dogs recognised by the European Medicines Agency as a “2018 innovation, advancing animal health”.

4 mins

June 2019

Product defect recall alert for Alfaxan and Alfaxan Multidose 10mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs, Cats and Pet Rabbits – (Vm 25296/4003 and Vm 25296/4004) by Jurox UK.

2 mins

“Clearly, people are really passionate about what they do and want to see how technology can help deliver amazing care.” - Richard White, Pet-Tech.org.

3 mins

Second-generation diagnostic device is now a battery-powered smart device that is wi-fi-enabled, allowing samples to be uploaded and analysed anywhere.

3 mins

“A lower dose volume is required compared to the non-UK-licensed equine acepromazine options available” – Jurox.

5 mins

May 2019

The first and patented toltrazuril plus gleptoferron injectable combination available in Europe helps protect suckling piglets from coccidiosis and iron deficiency.

3 mins

VMD says recall is a precautionary measure as some batch-specific product contains media “which was not clear or transparent so sterility cannot be assured”.

3 mins

Company says UK autoclave range performance ”matches that of the leading brands and delivers consistently reliable sterilisation at a much lower price point than the market has seen before”.

3 mins

Failed periodic revalidation prompts recall of solution for injection indicated for use in cattle and pigs

3 mins