February 2018

The report, produced by Engage Coach International, analysed 518 employees from 12 practices that had won – or were highly commended – in the SPVS Wellbeing Awards 2016.

7 mins

Event with RCVS specialist Sarah Caney will cover intricacies of hyperthyroidism diagnosis and management in cats, followed by live Q&A session.

4 mins

OVs will have “unfettered access” to footage, to ensure the highest standards of animal welfare, from May when the new law comes into effect.

4 mins

Canadian surgeon warns vets' inability to effectively cope with fearful or stressed animals in clinic is preventing adequate care being given, and compromising health and welfare.

5 mins

Groundbreaking research has led to the creation of Strangvac 4, which – subject to market authorisation – is anticipated to be available to UK vets and horse owners in two years’ time.

5 mins

Vets should revise their approach to working relationships with farm staff to avoid being seen as a disposable commodity when it comes to herd health management.

7 mins

Hundreds of members of the Association of Veterinary Students have gathered to attend lectures and socialise at their annual congress.

2 mins

Fresh hope for dogs suffering pulmonic stenosis that cannot be corrected using a traditional approach after new procedure success.

7 mins

Vets need to be aware of new parasites entering the country and be especially vigilant for D repens, said Eric Morgan, professor of parasitology at Queen's University Belfast.

8 mins

Six hours of CPD can be earned at event also aimed at foot trimmers, farmers and those with an interest in the condition.

3 mins

Purpose-built drying off trailer allows up to six cows to be treated at the same time – enabling a team of four veterinary surgeons and technicians to treat up to 300 cows per day.

4 mins

Video tutorials will teach horse owners to help cut down on the serious work-related injuries equine vets can expect to suffer in practice during a 30-year working life.

5 mins

A 10-month-old puppy is back on its feet after life-saving clinical intervention from a team of experts at Northwest Veterinary Specialists.

6 mins

Success stories, including the case of Tigga, a cat that had a destructive nose tumour, have been reported by North Downs Specialist Referrals since it started offering pioneering treatment.

7 mins

Young golden retriever bounces back into playful puppyhood after undergoing two life-changing operations led by Willows specialist.

3 mins

January 2018

John Fishwick told guests at association’s annual dinner Brexit has brought into sharp relief the UK’s reliance on EU veterinary professionals – a third of whom are considering leaving.

5 mins

Charity’s vets put former mine detection canine on road to recovery following successful surgery to remove tumour from its hindlimb.

3 mins

A six-week consultation begins today (29 January), where the Government is seeking views from industry and stakeholders for guidance expected to be available later this year.

4 mins

Written in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the document is being launched at SPVS/VPMA Congress this weekend.

5 mins

Lynn Jo Ann Davies agrees not to practise and to remain abstinent from alcohol during a six-month period of postponement, after admitting twice drink-driving and being under influence of alcohol while on duty.

7 mins