May 2017

Vets trying to control coccidiosis in sheep, cattle and pigs now have a new weapon in their arsenal, according to manufacturer Krka.

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A software upgrade designed to allow MRI equipment to be operated by VNs has been released by Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging, following requests from vets.

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Metaxol, part of the firm’s SoluStab range, is replacing Methoxasol and is aimed at farmers wanting to target entire flocks thanks to its shorter withdrawal time for broilers.

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Directorate alerts vets to a product defect recall for Deosect, a topical spray that controls flies and lice on horses.

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Ceva Animal Health has extended its companion animal dermatology range with the release of Dermipred for the management of pruritus and skin inflammation in cases of canine atopic dermatitis.

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April 2017

The European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Cytopoint (lokivetmab), the first monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy approved in the European Union for veterinary use.

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The VMD has issued a product defect recall in relation to certain batch numbers of Cefshot DC 250mg Intramammary Suspension for Cattle by Zoetis UK.

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A piece of equipment able to give a failure of passive transfer (FPT) diagnosis in 10 minutes has been hailed as "genuinely lifesaving" and could help streamline the workload of equine vets.

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To support National Microchipping Month in June, Virbac is providing a free support pack for practices to use in the waiting room and online – plus a chance for staff to win prizes.

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Nova Laboratories is gearing up to showcase its range of personalised pet medicine at the Veterinary Education for Tomorrow Festival 2017.

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A popular treatment for atopic dermatitis in dogs has now been licensed for the symptomatic treatment of chronic allergic dermatitis in cats.

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A range of products has been launched with the aim of making life easier for professionals across the veterinary sector.

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Ceva Animal Health has expanded its Feliway range with a product to help unwanted scratching behaviour in cats.

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Virbac has launched a range of clinical diets for cats and dogs that allows veterinary practices to meet the main nutritional needs often encountered in practice.

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March 2017

Stronghold Plus, from Zoetis, is a new topical parasiticide for cats, boasting a unique combination of active ingredients that treats ticks, fleas, ear mites, lice and gastrointestinal nematodes, and prevents feline heartworm disease.

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The profession has expressed fears sheep wormer Zolvix could be overused or irresponsibly used after it was reclassified from POM-V to POM-VPS.

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Mini tablets and artificial meat flavourings could be the key to the age-old problem of persuading cats to swallow medication.

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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.

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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.

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Manufacturer MDC has introduced a larger version of its Smart Oxygen tent to house popular brachycephalic breeds after it received regular requests from vets.

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