October 2018

Vets will get the latest insights on the impact of genetic developments in animal breeding at a two-day Vetnomics event in November.

4 mins

Veterinary specialists from the group will cover a broad range of topics, such as small animal anaesthesia, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and internal medicine.

5 mins

Novel study finds Velagliflozin shows promise as a “safe and effective compound for treating insulin dysregulation and preventing laminitis”.

6 mins

Scientists discover it may be possible to use the beneficial bacteria found in a badger's gut to combat bovine tuberculosis.

6 mins

Aberdeenshire farm in "lockdown" as "mad cow disease" discovered and authorities attempt to identify the source of the infection.

4 mins

Online scheme offers vets who don’t have the time to participate in an attendance programme the opportunity to study for a recognised postgraduate qualification.

3 mins

BEVA launches online information source to support vets and guide horse owners, saying “don’t let them suffer in silence”.

4 mins

Two canines suffering oral tumour resection had their jaws successfully reconstructed at a referral centre after a 3D printer was used to create custom titanium implants.

4 mins

Experts to visit Stansted, Stirling and Manchester to help increase veterinary professionals’ knowledge when dealing with heart-related cases.

2 mins

Fiona Macdonald's investigation has revealed a possible a link between cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy, and the UK amphibian disease red-leg syndrome.

6 mins

Vet Ruth Wadsworth is warning of the condition after her dog ingested a number of large burrs, its minute bristles embedding themselves in the mucosa of his upper lip, causing irritation and distress.

6 mins

US vets perform unusual procedure to successfully remove a tumour weighing half the total body weight of a koi carp patient.

4 mins

Research suggests a disease-predicting blood test may be possible. Equipping farmers with such a test would mean they could identify and report potentially unwell cows earlier.

7 mins

A total of 35 new fellows were welcomed into the fold at the royal college's fellowship day, while Robert Hyde was named winner of the inaugural Fellows of the Future Award.

5 mins

VetQuest event aims to showcase some opportunities available to those interested in pursuing a veterinary or veterinary nursing career.

4 mins

The official theme of the 2018 Official Veterinarian Conference was controlling disease threats, but a strong, underlying theme was the selection, training and recruitment of “paraprofessionals”.

5 mins

Equine resource takes lead from triage models employed in human medicine, providing practice staff with a guide to assessing and prioritising telephone calls about potential colic.

6 mins

September 2018

Association hopes to beat the 122 abstracts presented at its last congress when it gathers for its 2019 event next spring – can you help?

4 mins

Defra and the APHA are encouraging farmers to ramp up biosecurity, and for vets to report any suspected African swine fever cases immediately.

7 mins

Study author “very hopeful” as research finds equine mesenchymal stem cells may be able to fight infection in two different ways.

6 mins