December 2018

MSD Animal Health is inviting recent doctoral graduates in veterinary or animal science, with an emphasis on swine, to present research at meetings in Asia, Europe or North America.

4 mins

Canine leishmaniosis is a major zoonotic disease in more than 70 countries and is posing an escalating problem in the UK.

4 mins

Vets are being urged to spread the word about the importance of vaccinating rabbits following an outbreak of deadly disease that can kill in hours.

4 mins

A new dairy centre will be built at the University of Bristol Veterinary School to help tackle some of the challenges around ethical food security.

6 mins

The royal college’s network is hosting two day-long, expert-led workshops in Cambridge early in 2019, aimed at fostering innovation.

5 mins

Veterinary Poisons Information Service announces nine-venue UK roadshow aimed at keeping vets and vet nurses up to date in feline and canine toxicology.

2 mins

November 2018

Veterinary market research company CM Research collated data from a panel of more than 600 vets working in the UK.

3 mins

One of the authors of the report that originally identified gender pay differences shared her thoughts In a panel debate following the research’s unveiling at London Vet Show.

3 mins

Vets across the UK are being urged get involved in a surveillance project to help identify a disease that is killing European hares.

6 mins

The online survey, conducted by the Association of Veterinary Students and designed to help optimise the value of EMS placements, received almost 1,300 valid responses.

3 mins

A young Labrador retriever has been saved from starvation thanks to a compassionate collaboration between staff at the University of Nottingham and De Montfort University.

5 mins

The review, by Sir Charles Godfray, urges farmers to “take more ownership of the disease” and notes the role of private vets providing bTB advice should be supported.

4 mins

“We were amazed how he managed to swallow it” – vets get straight to the point after puppy swallows a toy arrow almost the length of its body.

3 mins

More than 30,000 cat and dog neutering cases examined to provide data on percentage of abnormalities in spay versus castrate procedures.

4 mins

European specialist Laurent Garosi will lead a new teleneurology service for the reporting of MRI scans and imparting neurology advice.

4 mins

Bolton-based veterinary surgeon David Henry Eccles admitted to two charges relating to the treatment of a cat that later died.

6 mins

Researchers discovered the overall prevalence of urinary incontinence in male dogs is approximately 1%, compared to 3% in females, as established by a previous VetCompass study.

6 mins

Lurcher that broke neck after chasing deer shows rapid improvement after veterinary staff fashion hexalite immobilisation cast.

5 mins

The analysis of more than 1,000 cat road traffic accident cases across the UK between December 2011 and February 2014 also found cats are most likely to be involved in accidents during autumn.

7 mins

European 1,500 metre champion Laura Muir will be available to answer questions and pose for photos with delegates at the event.

6 mins