June 2019

Pre-eminent equine veterinary surgeon and author Sue Dyson calls it a day after 37 years at the AHT.

2 mins

Cases of virus are on the increase in northern Europe, with a “considerable increase” in cases in France since January 2019.

3 mins

Concerns were raised about the UK’s lack of preparedness for the disease following an announcement from the International Horse Sports Confederation.

5 mins

May 2019

Efforts of farmers and their vets praised for championing responsible UK antibiotic use, as use figures fall for third consecutive year.

4 mins

Specialist in small animal surgery and head of orthopaedic surgery at Wear Referrals believes ankle replacement system offers a new way to treat many dogs suffering with severe ankle arthritis.

3 mins

Multidisciplinary referral centre’s latest appointment brings total tally of specialists employed to 11.

4 mins

US cancer vet becomes the fourth specialist in six months to join fast-growing referral centre in West Yorkshire.

4 mins

Twin surveys will examine views of both employers and recent graduates to inform future policy.

2 mins

VMD releases results of survey showing many vets report difficulties in disposal of controlled drugs to meet their legal obligations.

3 mins

The Migration Advisory Committee will advise the Home Office to put vets back on the list to help deal with recruitment difficulties across the profession.

4 mins

Veterinary surgeon admits she was guilty of disgraceful conduct in a professional respect in failing to communicates with client, colleagues and college.

5 mins

Specialist becomes one of seven UK-based diplomates of a new European college that aims to advance clinical standards, scientific evidence and postgraduate education in sports medicine and rehabilitation.

4 mins

A collaborative study attempted to identify genetic variations linked to respiratory disease symptoms seen in bulldogs and Norfolk terriers.

3 mins

Vets Now released a media statement to apologise and reassure pet owners following the conclusion of an RCVS disciplinary committee.

6 mins

At the AVSPNI’s Spring Conference, some of the industry’s most prominent leaders said the profession could be greatly enhanced by selecting vet students from a broader range of backgrounds.

5 mins

Leading UK stem cell scientist believes new system has the potential to make stem cell technology more widely available to vets.

4 mins

National milk fever (hypocalcaemia) survey aims to improve quality of data available to researchers – vets asked to urge farmer clients to respond.

4 mins

Series of three CPD events, suitable for all clinicians, focus on dental radiography and extraction of loose, aged and wolf teeth in the field.

4 mins

A springer spaniel with a persistent cough presented at Oakward Veterinary Referrals – where it was discovered it had inhaled an ear of wheat – which had become stuck in its lung.

5 mins

Award is open to all vets in the first eight years of their careers whose work is recognised within the workplace or has benefited the veterinary community.

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