A vet has spoken of her astonishment after an x-ray of a Staffordshire bull terrier puppy revealed an 8in kitchen knife lodged inside its body.5 mins
The benefits of pet ownership on human health may help the NHS reduce costs by nearly £2.45 billion – and vets should be praised for playing their part by keeping the nation’s animals healthy, according to a report.
A leading authority on Schmallenberg virus is warning farm vets to be prepared for the possibility of a springtime spike in cases of abnormal births and deformities in sheep and cattle.
Scientists believe they may have identified the mystery cause of “shaking piglets” – cases of which have been reported in Europe and abroad since the 1920s.
The National Equine Forum (NEF) will be celebrating its 25th event on 2 March at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London.
A dog found dumped has had its sight saved thanks to the skill of vets at the Watkins and Tasker Veterinary Group near Bristol.
Vets can learn about the investigation and management of disorders of the digital sheath at an equine CPD event in February.
A mobile app has been developed to show budding practitioners what it's like to be both a student and qualified veterinarian – and aid their transition to vet school.
Vets will be able to enhance their practical mastitis problem solving skills at a CPD seminar later this year.
An online veterinary health care retailer set up and run by vets has launched in the UK, allowing customers to seek advice from in-house vets while purchasing their pet products.
Brexit will “undoubtedly” be one of the biggest challenges facing the profession in 2017 and vets must expect the unexpected, BVA president Gudrun Ravetz has said.
The RCVS disciplinary committee has dismissed the case against a Nottinghamshire veterinary surgeon.
The deadline is approaching for nominations from vets and VNs who wish to stand as candidates in the RCVS council and VN council elections.
The International Society of Feline Medicine will hold two feline symposia ahead of this year’s BSAVA Congress – one of which is a new programme specifically for vet nurses.
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is encouraging vets to reiterate the importance of microchipping to pet owners in the new year.
The prime minister has praised a vet for his “brilliantly innovative” fund-raising initiative that helps charities worldwide and presented him with an award for his endeavours.
UK vets are being urged to routinely screen all imported dogs for exotic diseases – even ones from impeccable sources – after a “cautionary tale” from one of the country’s top veterinary parasitologists.
The RCVS standards committee is to review the college’s guidance on homeopathy and other alternative and complementary veterinary medicines and therapies.
Susan Rhind recognised in New Year's Honours List for services to veterinary medicine.