November 2019

Antiparasite chew and spot-on are now indicated for treating dogs with demodectic mites and sarcoptic infestations after European Commission committee grants approval.

4 mins

Maximum inhibition of prolactin secretion is achieved after four to eight hours.

3 mins

Webinar, by Virbac and The Webinar Vet, includes information on a new veterinary approach to boost trace mineral availability for use in cattle health and performance.

3 mins

“Early-age protection of calves through intranasal vaccination can help prevent pneumonia and positively impact a calf’s productive future.” – Kat Baxter-Smith of MSD Animal Health.

5 mins

Sedadex, which contains the active ingredient dexmedetomidine, is indicated for sedation and analgesia, and for premedication prior to general anaesthesia in dogs and cats.

2 mins

The product – Versican Plus Bb Oral – is expected to be available in most European countries by the end of 2019.

4 mins

New performance checklist to help vets develop action plans for farmers to optimise herd health.

3 mins

October 2019

The app is currently being rolled out across all Vets4Pets practices, with new practices being added on a monthly basis.

3 mins

TVM is quadrupling size of its packs of emetic Emedog product ahead of Christmas to help practices counter likely increase in festive food poisonings in dogs.

3 mins

Ocular route of new conjunctival vaccine has advantage of lower interference with standard diagnostic tests, according to its manufacturer.

3 mins

HeightLight is specifically engineered and designed to bring accuracy and dependability to the process of measuring horses and ponies for passports, competition and sale.

2 mins

System offers quantitative results in 10 seconds, enabling action to be taken despite lack of early clinical signs.

4 mins

App enables users to access a wealth of essential resources, including BSAVA library, podcasts, guide to procedures in practice, medicines guide and poisons database.

3 mins

Kit detects urinary infection in five minutes and then looks at antibiotic susceptibility, showing the best choice of antibiotic in 30 minutes.

4 mins

September 2019

VMD update: suspension of veterinary medicines containing the excipient diethanolamine.

1 mins

Nerfasin vet, which contains the short-acting alpha-2 agonist xylazine, is licensed for both sedation and premedication prior to general anaesthesia.

2 mins

Injectable corticosteroid Dexafast, from Forte Healthcare, has potent, medium-acting, anti-inflammatory activity that is quickly absorbed after injection.

2 mins

New test, developed and produced by Biotecon Diagnostics in cooperation with Ceva, uses DNA to detect between vaccine strains and field strains of Salmonella.

3 mins

Finadyne from MSD Animal Health has been reformulated and re-released following withdrawal by the VMD in 2018 of all medicinal products containing the excipient diethanolamine.

2 mins

Ceva Animal Health provides marketing support, including bunting, wall displays, posters and leaflets, to aid practices in raising awareness ahead of fireworks season.

6 mins