January 2020

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.

3 mins

“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.

4 mins

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”.

8 mins

Talks by small animal internal medicine specialist Rosanne Jepson will cover hypertension when it presents with concurrent diseases, and managing feline CKD.

4 mins

The two-day conference will cover important subjects encountered daily by vets and VNs in practice when dealing with feline patients.

4 mins

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.

7 mins

A team of three cardiologists performed minimally invasive stent procedure on boxer to relieve pulmonary artery compression due to a large heart base tumour.

4 mins

Hipra and Supreme Petfoods are offering a full day of sessions at two venues, with topics including infectious diseases, nutrition and anaesthesia.

2 mins

Collaboration between veterinary bodies results in action plan offering guidance to veterinary professionals for tackling the pet obesity problem.

6 mins

New, interactive website – described as the UK’s “most comprehensive” – provides up-to-date information on diagnoses of the disease across the UK.

4 mins

The triennial event, which has been running for 35 years, is hosted alternately by BEVA and the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP).

6 mins

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.

5 mins

State of the art referral centre awarded four “outstanding” ratings in RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.

4 mins

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.

4 mins

Two wildlife and zoo animal vets, a leading equine vet and a biologist have been appointed to the Animal Welfare Foundation board of trustees.

3 mins

Members of the profession can still nominate a colleague or their own practice up until 16 January.

2 mins

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.

6 mins

RCVS-commissioned survey shows clients give huge thumbs up in terms of trusting vets, but three-way split in opinion on veterinary charges.

3 mins

December 2019

CPD event featured speakers from east of England IVC Evidensia practices and dental specialist Gerhard Putter.

3 mins