November 2017

Two leading veterinary anaesthetists from the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine have headed south to join a specialist referral centre in Hampshire.

5 mins

A schoolgirl whose aspiration was to become a vet has realised her ambition and started work at the practice that provided her with her first work experience.

4 mins

A puppy found in a park with gaping abdominal cavities after suspected mastitis infection is recovering after being taken to a Blue Cross hospital.

6 mins

October 2017

University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science project will use analytics and machine learning to provide a disease early warning system in calves as young as 14 weeks.

6 mins

Compassion In World Farming chief executive Philip Lymbery wants to see a “systemic change“ in the way farm animals are kept – and believes the veterinary community has a vital role to play.

6 mins

Devon vet Dick Sibley’s pioneering work to break transmission routes of bTB in the heart of badger cull territory appears to have had an unforeseen consequence – a meeting of minds.

6 mins

Elizabeth Gatehouse suspended for two months by the RCVS disciplinary committee after being found guilty of serious professional misconduct.

9 mins

Vets are urged to share their views on kitten neutering with the Cat Population Control Group at the London Vet Show on November 16 and 17.

3 mins

Intake to the Independent Vetcare Graduate Academy programme has increased for the third year running, the company has reported.

2 mins

BSAVA says its new system offers “unprecedented, tailored and flexible support for all stages of an individual’s career, while allowing people to explore their own development pathway”.

6 mins

Device can track the location of a point light source through the imaging of “ballistic and snake” photons using a time resolved single-photon detector array.

6 mins

Veterinary studies point to ways producers can make better use of drugs in pigs by delivering doses large enough to treat various diseases – but no larger.

4 mins

September 2017

Regan Veterinary Group is planning canine well-being clinics after teaming up with a charity to offer health checks and antiparasitic treatments to dogs owned by the homeless.

4 mins

Small animal specialist Andy Moores, from Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, awarded RCVS′ highest honour for meritorious contributions to clinical practice.

3 mins

Jolle Kirpensteijn has received the WSAVA's President's Award in recognition of his work to "transform" the organisation and enhance the effectiveness of its global operations.

5 mins

More than 1,000 vets have been asked to share their records to demonstrate they are keeping their skills and knowledge up-to-date by completing minimum CPD requirements.

3 mins

The Small Animal Medicine Society (SAMSoc) has embarked on a recruitment drive to swell the ranks of vets and vet students with an interest in small animal internal medicine.

4 mins

John Fishwick claims he is “constantly inspired by tenacity and dedication of colleagues”, while outgoing president Gudrun Ravetz hails small acts of joined-up working by veterinary family.

7 mins

Willie Anderson, who was a contemporary of Alf Wight and qualified the same year the Mini car launched, is still seeing animals after close to six decades in profession.

7 mins

A rarely seen, huge abdominal mass occupying half of the belly of a bearded dragon is successfully removed and owner is told: “He is actually a she.”

5 mins