April 2019

BBC report, compiled by Government figures, named two of the UK’s largest veterinary groups as having the largest gender pay gaps among UK companies with 5,000 or more employees.

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BVDzero Scholarship Programme from Boehringer Ingelheim, in collaboration with the World Association for Buiatrics, will award €1,000 to undertake high-quality farm animal practice to each of 10 successful student applicants.

Vets and medics will gather on 7 May to share knowledge and insights about the impact of human factors on patient safety.

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As part of her lecture at BSAVA Congress, zoo vet Heather Bacon warned some rescue dogs imported into the UK are “absolutely not suitable as pets”.

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Operation described as “the most extensively-affected case of surgically-managed pyothorax” seen by an experienced veterinary surgeon.

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Ambitious initiative aimed at reducing antibiotic use has been rolled out to more than 450 Vets4Pets and Companion Care practices.

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Research identifies new pathways involved in the development of Marek’s disease, which can help generate control strategies to reduce virus spread.

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Two digital initiatives and new longitudinal research project announced as college celebrates 175 years since receiving its royal charter.

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Reigning amateur rider of the year and practising veterinary surgeon prepares to tackle Badminton Horse Trials.

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The Norfolk and Suffolk branches of the BVA’s Young Vet Network have both reported a rise in interest during the past 12 months.

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New grads to have their own international conference as Independent Vetcare’s academy goes from “strength to strength”.

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This year’s WSAVA Award for Scientific Achievement goes to a vet, educator and researcher in recognition of his global contribution to small animal clinical practice.

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Demand for procaine hydrochloride, widely used on farm animals, is particularly high in the spring, and supply problems have worried vets enough for them to seek Government assurance.

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Hands-on practical course enables veterinary surgeons to gain their postgraduate certificate in a 12-month period.

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Research – carried out by the RVC, AHT and Rossdales Equine Hospital – also showed the groups particularly at risk were native pony breeds and their crosses.

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Derbyshire group appoints its 100th vet as it continues to expand and buck the corporate buyout model of recent years.

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Vet Sara Creech and RVN Claire Shepherd are using their holiday leave to volunteer with charity Skiathos Cat Welfare Association.

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Davies Veterinary Specialists, based in Hertfordshire, becomes one of the few centres in the UK able to offer canine unicompartmental elbow replacement.

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Deal confirms UK will be able to export animal products and most live animals to the EU in the event of a no deal Brexit.

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Ciara McCormack will help support the growth of the business and “drive clinical excellence” across its practice community.

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