A vet whose research established diabetes mellitus (DM) in one-in-four UK cats is caused by a pituitary gland tumour has begun a collaboration with human medical experts that has potentially “huge” health implications.5 mins
The AHT is looking for horse owners and vets to get involved in a new study into pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID).
Analysing cytological specimens as part of a gastrointestinal endoscopy could aid veterinary diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study.
Former vet Warwick Seymour-Hamilton has had his fifth attempt to be restored to the register dismissed by the RCVS disciplinary committee.
One of the UK’s most isolated vets is offering colleagues the chance to experience practice life – island style. Vets, student vets and RVNs can undertake a week-long voluntary placement on the Isles of Scilly.
Not a penny of Scotland’s £2 billion agri-food output could be realised without vets, according to BVA president Gudrun Ravetz.
The Japanese Veterinary Medical Association has begun a training programme aimed at Asian vets.
Veterinary surgeon Jenny White has competed in her first eventing competition in more than 40 years after being inspired by a teenage rider’s fight against cancer.
The veterinary profession could tackle poor mental health among students and graduates by tailoring feedback to help them adopt a more appropriate mindset.
One of the country’s leading parasitologists has called for a concerted effort to win the “hearts and minds” of vets and pet owners to combat the growing threat of tick-borne diseases entering the UK.
Animals across the globe will benefit from safe, secure neutering and population management plans thanks to a London-based welfare charity.
A new 24-hour telephone service has been launched as a first port of call for owners concerned their pets may have been exposed to potentially poisonous substances.
Former RVN Helen Ballantyne has said veterinary practices should empower VNs to become “link” and specialist nurses, replicating a similar model used in NHS hospitals across the UK.
UK vets should make tests part of annual health check or vaccination visit for horses aged 15 and older.
The 2017 RCVS and VN council election results have been announced after a record proportion of veterinary professionals cast their votes.
The British Veterinary Association has begun documenting the working life challenges facing vets in rural practice.
A new survey showing information overload and "too many big words" as top reasons owners give for confusion around their cats' vaccinations has been described as a "wake-up call" for veterinary teams.
"Are vets failing our horses?" That is the question to be explored at the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF) Discussion in June.
Recently revived group offers qualified vets in Greater London the opportunity to build relationships and socialise through CPD and social events.
A vet practice has reported what it believes to be three cases of poisoning thought to involve dogs eating rotten food in just eight months.