Ethical issues around euthanasia and welfare concerns associated with breeding animals for physical traits will be discussed by speakers, including TV vet Emma Goodman Milne.3 mins
Jonathan Pycock hopes to assist colleagues in achieving the correct work-life balance and encourage active participation in the association.
Veterinary personnel in Northern Ireland are to benefit from a confidential service staffed by specially trained colleagues at a local level.
The Veterinary Poisons Information Service is to host a series of refresher courses throughout 2018, aimed at keeping vets and VNs up to date in small animal toxicology.
Cardiologists in the US are researching the use of transvenous electrical cardioversion, a procedure that utilises an electric shock through carefully placed electrodes in the heart.
A research paper identifies high dose rate brachytherapy, which does not produce any significant acute adverse effects, as the best way of treating periorbital sarcoids in horses.
Merial Animal Health-organised webinar on bovine neonatal diarrhoea will be presented by independent veterinary consultant Alan Murphy, and cover prevention and control measures.
Complex areas of feline dentistry will be covered by Peter Southerden, a highly respected European specialist, during a CPD event in November.
Research by VetCompass has shown the prognosis for GDV, the life-threatening condition in dogs, is not as grim as often believed.
”He continues to champion and promote understanding of animal welfare at individual, community, national and international levels on a daily basis.”6 mins
Groundbreaking research developed at UC Davis could provide hope to dogs with genetic disorder – and inform human clinical trials for babies.
Treacle the puppy was treated with naloxone to reverse the effects of opiates after she accidentally ingested a potentially lethal dose of owners’ morphine.
Vets from nine countries pass college's examination to practise in the UK.
Study looks at the impact humans are having on the endangered and highly isolated primate species.
Vets thanked for working with telephone triage poisons service to direct “only those cases requiring treatment” to practices.5 mins
Leading cancer centre gets a new name and expanded clinical remit as Linnaeus Group invests £1.5 million on a six-month building programme.
Members of the profession urged to adopt “careful and accurate approach” to self-certification after hearing into vet who failed to declare conviction.
Are you a bright spark at your practice? The RCVS is looking for vet and VN innovators to share their ideas on social media, with prizes up for grabs.
Two universities specialising in life sciences and agriculture are in talks to create a joint school for vets in the west midlands.
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