Vets, VNs and students have until 31 January to share their views on issues affecting UK pets – with the chance to win an all-inclusive annual membership to The Webinar Vet for all entrants.5 mins
“I would like to reassure the profession that the fee rise is both a necessary piece of financial future-proofing and will also help fund current projects” – Lizzie Lockett, royal college chief executive.
“I’d encourage everyone who’s eligible to vote to take this opportunity to elect someone who can be a strong voice for vets in their region” – BVA president Daniella Dos Santos.
IVC will pay for teams of its own staff to go to Australia for a minimum of four weeks at a time to help in “any capacity required”.
Talks by small animal internal medicine specialist Rosanne Jepson will cover hypertension when it presents with concurrent diseases, and managing feline CKD.
The two-day conference will cover important subjects encountered daily by vets and VNs in practice when dealing with feline patients.
Nominations sought for awards created to celebrate those who have made a significant contribution to the health and welfare of dogs, with a total prize fund of £66,000.
A team of three cardiologists performed minimally invasive stent procedure on boxer to relieve pulmonary artery compression due to a large heart base tumour.
Hipra and Supreme Petfoods are offering a full day of sessions at two venues, with topics including infectious diseases, nutrition and anaesthesia.
Collaboration between veterinary bodies results in action plan offering guidance to veterinary professionals for tackling the pet obesity problem.
New, interactive website – described as the UK’s “most comprehensive” – provides up-to-date information on diagnoses of the disease across the UK.
The triennial event, which has been running for 35 years, is hosted alternately by BEVA and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP).
BVA president Daniella Dos Santos discusses some of the association’s key objectives for 2020, including increasing diversity within the profession and tackling workforce retention.
State of the art referral centre awarded four “outstanding” ratings in RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.
Increased hazard of early-onset UI was identified in neutered bitches, with the effect increasing with age – and, in bitches neutered before six months, within the first two years following neutering.
Two wildlife and zoo animal vets, a leading equine vet and a biologist have been appointed to the Animal Welfare Foundation board of trustees.
Members of the profession can still nominate a colleague or their own practice up until 16 January.
Vets and scientists at the AHT have developed a DNA test to help eradicate the severe form of retinal dysplasia in which the retina never developes properly.
RCVS-commissioned survey shows clients give huge thumbs up in terms of trusting vets, but three-way split in opinion on veterinary charges.