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Partners in annual awareness week announced their plans for the theme “Hopping through the Years” as part of BSAVA Virtual Congress.
RCVS publishes new COVID guidelines for the professions, which will replace current emergency guidance and help return practices to near-normal operations.
The company behind Actiphage has secured more than £2 million to secure OIE validation and broaden the roll out of its bTB test.
Largest UK study into canine heatstroke highlights the live-saving importance of owners being educated to spot the early signs.
Three days of CPD, interactive content, social events and a virtual exhibition underway today (25 March).
ThE BVA, and 18 divisions and affiliate groups, sign letter in The Telegraph today (24 March) calling for Government to deliver on commitments it first made in December 2017.
The Kennel Club Canine Genetics Centre will re-open at the University of Cambridge following the demise last year of its former home at the Animal Health Trust.
Study involving Luca and Heidi Ferasin at The Ralph Veterinary Referral Centre in Buckinghamshire is yet to be peer-reviewed, but indicates “first cases of infection of domestic cats and dogs by British B117 variant of SARS-CoV-2”.
“...this app... provides fast, exceptional and supportive specialist advice, and increases the number of pets and owners who can benefit from specialist input” – Victoria Johnson, VetCT.
“Based on past experience of this Government, I also have no confidence in any commitments ministers make in relation to future start dates. It truly is an appalling situation, and amounts to a betrayal of vets and, indeed, the Government’s supposed Brexit ideal” – Diederick Opperman, managing director of HallMark Veterinary and Compliance Services.
RCVS’ flagship replacement of Professional Development Phase gathering pace, with new guidance document brought out by college and changes to code of conduct agreed ahead of summer launch.
Defra had asked the RCVS to allow temporary registration of suitably qualified and supervised non-UK qualified vets to work in narrow and specific areas as OVs.
World title and British record for sporty vet who only turned to indoor rowing to fill a void during lockdown.
The Farm Vet Champions project is spearheaded by RCVS Knowledge, largely to empower general practice vets with advice on responsible antibiotic use on farms.
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland has commissioned analysis of options to deliver more vets for the nation, including through home vet school.
Delegates at BSAVA Virtual Congress (25 to 27 March) will be able to view exclusive video content, as well as ask questions and get advice from five-time European champion Laura Muir.
“Closer collaboration will improve the chances for the tens of thousands of orphans that we’ll see in the coming months” – Wildlife Aid Foundation.
Chartered Trading Standards Institute warns veterinary professionals about UK Pet Chip Registry, which claims it will add pet microchip details to national database that does not meet UK Government standards.