August 2018

RCVS launches series of case studies to its website to cover what vets can and cannot delegate to RVNs and SVNs in veterinary practices.

3 mins

MSD Animal Health is providing funds to advance commercial production of a low-cost vaccine to protect livestock against the virus.

3 mins

BEVA posted an advert calling on equine vets to volunteer to take part in the ethogram experiment. Of the 40 respondents, 10 were picked for their varying years of experience.

6 mins

RCVS disciplinary committee forms view that vet’s current state of health is “favourable” and orders her to find a suitable fellow surgeon to act as mentor before she can be considered to practise again.

7 mins

Appeal launched for members to get involved in shaping BVA policies and the future direction of the profession.

4 mins

Viktor Molnar dodged rabies laws to import underage canines from eastern Europe and illegally sell them from his veterinary business address.

6 mins

Equine hospital boasts England’s first large bore sliding gantry computed tomography system for improved large animal patient scanning.

4 mins

Authors of the study discovered humans were the likely original host for the bacteria that causes mastitis in cattle and infections in millions of broiler chickens.

6 mins

Vet suggests tiny Jack Russell terrier-dachshund cross should be put forward for “Slimmer of the Month” award after removing 1kg bladder stone.

4 mins

Collie that swallowed 22 high-strength painkillers while owner was out is saved by veterinary staff despite kidney values being “off the scales”.

51 mins

Two dogs survive the deadly disease after scientists at the RVC Queen Mother Hospital for Animals use therapeutic plasma exchange to filter blood.

5 mins

July 2018

Speaking at RCVS Royal College Day, guest speaker Derek Knottenbelt raised concerns the needs of new graduates are not being met and “an amazing resource” lost.

6 mins

A veterinary pair in their final year have been given prizes and certificates for the quality of their case studies during EMS placements with Medivet.

5 mins

As well as the hospital, CVS will also provide a neighbouring clinical skills centre and veterinary school hub facilities, which will be available for the first student intake in 2020.

6 mins

Yorkshire Air Ambulance efforts to save large animal veterinarian Chris Cundall’s, who was airlifted to hospital after being crushed by a bull, will broadcast on 23 July.

5 mins

Court cases have been lost due to “unintentional errors” by vets because they haven't been shown what to do, according to clinical director of Brownlow Veterinary Group David Martin.

7 mins

RCVS disciplinary committee acts after criminal conviction for veterinarian who kept starving animals in cellar beneath own surgery.

6 mins

The hospital, made up of a multidisciplinary team of diploma-holding veterinary experts, provides a rapid response hotline to deliver expert advice to colleagues in first opinion small animal practices.

6 mins

Daniel Doherty must surrender to police today (19 July) after Court of Appeal agrees original sentence for assisting a puppy farming gang was “unduly lenient”.

4 mins

Vet team hits the bullseye after discovering the cause of pet’s history of weight loss, intermittent vomiting and diarrhoea.

4 mins