March 2017

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

A high-tech, non-invasive instrument that gives unprecedented diagnostic access to a dog’s gastrointestinal tract has been hailed a success by one of the first UK vets to use it.

5 mins

A product has been released for epilepsy in dogs that aims to make dosing and dispensing easy and accurate for practice staff and owners alike.

3 mins

The VMD has released a product defect recall alert for specified batches of Combinex Oral Suspension manufactured by Elanco Animal Health.

2 mins

January 2017

A range of pet care products has received a makeover, with new packaging featuring images of the Great Barrier Reef.

2 mins

Ceva Animal Health has renamed its supplement to support digestion in cats and dogs. The palatable oral paste previously known as Logic Diar-stop is now called Logic Firm.

2 mins

Learn about the treatment and management of feline hyperthyroidism – and hopefully win a prize into the bargain – courtesy of Dechra Veterinary Products.

2 mins

Ceva Santé Animale has gained a diversified portfolio of products from Boehringer Ingelheim following its acquisition of Merial Animal Health.

2 mins

The US Food and Drug Administration has outlawed the use of all powdered surgeon or patient examination gloves for veterinary and human use in the United States.

2 mins

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is celebrating after selling four billion doses of vaccines against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, porcine circovirus disease and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome.

3 mins