June 2020

Vet and keen runner Mandy Hood has been using her training runs to deliver medication for the pets of vulnerable clients.

4 mins

“Besnoitia bennetti can infect any members of the family Equidae – so horses, donkeys, mules and zebras are susceptible to infection by this parasite." – Hany Elsheikha, University of Nottingham.

8 mins

“There needs to be a top-down approach with the RCVS, BVA, universities and corporates taking the lead” – Nicole Regan of the British Veterinary Ethnicity and Diversity Society steering group.

11 mins

The BVA encourages members to sign a petition calling on the Government to give more support to human and animal health care providers.

4 mins

Aimed at vets and veterinary nurses, the course is being tutored by emergency and critical care specialist Susanna Solbak from Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists.

3 mins

Vets have saved the life of a cat that may have been shot and was left with a ball bearing lodged near its brain.

5 mins

Results for XLVets study involving 25 farms find low levels of infection, and point to the need for a more targeted flukicide strategy drawn up between farms and vets.

6 mins

Three days of lectures and interactive events are planned for the world’s first free virtual feline congress for vets, VNs and technicians.

3 mins

Andrew Kent and Fergus Allerton running 90-minute sessions on a Thursday evening covering internal medicine topics, offering CPD that includes breakout rooms, polls and chat rooms.

3 mins

“While many have already undertaken the survey, we are keen to hear from more participants, so I would like to implore any general practice vets to please help contribute to our work by taking part in our short survey”– Gareth Jones, RVC.

7 mins

Royal college announces it will consult the profession on plans to drop criminal standard of proof in disciplinary cases.

8 mins

Four videos covering the sensitive subject of weight management in horses have now been uploaded to BEVA’s online learning platform.

6 mins

Association hopes new resource will aid veterinary professionals in their discussions with clients about feeding their pets.

3 mins

College to run free sessions for vets and VNs to help them address challenges created during the COVID-19 pandemic.

7 mins

“Publication of this research is important as it provides veterinarians with additional evidence of the commercial test’s accuracy” – Corrine Austin, director at Austin Davis Biologics.

5 mins

“We’ve gathered some of the highest-rated speakers from our worldwide portfolio of events to bring practical and relevant CPD to your own laptop, PC or tablet...” – Charlotte Ellicott, Vet Show.

4 mins

“… if you are monitoring worm egg counts on a fortnightly basis and have only just taken a count before the rain arrived, don’t assume all is okay…” – sheep vet Fiona Lovatt.

5 mins

Multi-disciplinary team swings into action to save the life of a 10-year-old cocker spaniel.

5 mins

International Cat Care and its veterinary branch the International Society of Feline Medicine say academy will allow feline vets across the world to collaborate on and share research.

3 mins

Team at Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists treats young Labrador retriever diagnosed with rare congenital heart disease.

6 mins