December 2018

Vets experiencing shortages can now apply online for an import certificate for alternative products from outside the UK via the directorate’s Special Imports Scheme.

5 mins

“The launch of Spizobactin and Doxybactin will offer vets even more choice when it comes to the targeted and responsible use of antibiotics” – Dechra brand manager Carol Morgan.

2 mins

Chanelle has added an alternative pentosan polysulphate sodium product for the treatment of osteoarthritis in canine patients.

2 mins

Specific NSAID batch number ordered to be recalled as “sterility cannot be assured”.

1 mins

Veterinary HPM Hypoallergy is an elimination diet for adverse food reactions and nutrient intolerances with or without concurrent digestive and skin and coat disorders.

3 mins

November 2018

Users of Zoetis’ equine viral arteritis vaccine may have to wait until February next year for new supplies with existing stocks set to expire.

2 mins

AceSedate can be used for premedication, sedation and tranquilisation of cats and dogs, and for best results should be combined with opioid.

4 mins

BEVA webinar "Worm control: sifting through the sh1t" presented by David Rendle and supported by Virbac.

1 mins

Independent study carried out by Centaur Biomechanics shows benefits a 20-minute cycloidal vibration can have on whole horse locomotion and thoracolumbar profiles.

4 mins

NSAID with “easy to give” award from the International Society of Feline Medicine now licensed for pain associated with chronic musculoskeletal disorders.

3 mins

Elanco has released the first oral tick and flea treatment licensed for cats, and is approved as suitable for kittens as young as eight weeks.

4 mins

Report finds while most prescription veterinary medicines were stored appropriately, those expired – including antibiotics – were commonly found on farms.

6 mins

Invicta Animal Health said it has listened to vets and VNs to make improvements on its original product.

2 mins

Virbac is rolling out an interactive media campaign around its Veterinary HPM food brand to help encourage pet owners to visit veterinary practices.

36 mins

Majority of surgeons surveyed also believe their practices could do more to prevent spread of infection, while three-quarters have concerns practice protocols are not being followed.

5 mins

Cannabidiol products for use in animals now require a marketing authorisation before they can be sold or supplied in the UK, but public not aware.

4 mins

Eravac is the first monovalent vaccine registered in Europe for the prevention of type-2 haemorrhagic disease in pet rabbits.

2 mins

October 2018

New product shows effectiveness in ticks and fleas for 12 weeks, and is first licensed feline parasiticide to prevent heartworm disease for 8 weeks.

3 mins

Two 1ml doses can be injected three weeks apart to pigs from 56 days old, providing immunisation to the majority of animals within seven days.

3 mins

Following nutritional research, Spillers launches “first independently veterinary approved senior horse feed range on the market”.

3 mins