January 2019

The warning comes after an outbreak that led to 28 out of a herd of 29 cattle dying, or having to be euthanised, during a 23-day period.

3 mins

The unique research, the result of which is believed to be "an important piece" in the mast cell tumour jigsaw, provides an insight into the types of drug that may prevent tumours from spreading.

3 mins

Two online learning courses unveiled by the International Society of Feline Medicine – one for vets and nurses, and one for receptionists.

4 mins

Reason for axolotl’s head distension and anorexia traced to a “huge” pebble lodged firmly in the creature’s mouth.

3 mins

Vets are being advised to remind rabbit owners about the dangers of rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease following a new outbreak in the north-east.

6 mins

Jack Russell terrier had initially been examined at another specialist centre where lifelong medical treatment was recommended.

4 mins

“We’re celebrating Canine Health Schemes Month this January, hoping to raise awareness of the vital role these schemes can play in improving dog health” – BVA junior vice-president Daniella Dos Santos.

4 mins

After undergoing a two-year mentoring programme, personal development plan and increased CPD, veterinarian guilty of serious professional misconduct is now considered a “safe practitioner”.

5 mins

December 2018

A lead examiner and 15 examiners are required by the college from among members of the profession to help oversee its statutory membership exam.

5 mins

Dedicated veterinarian Mike Farrell, of Davies Veterinary Specialists, thinks outside the box by dressing in giant mouse onesie to calm Dalmatian with anxiety.

5 mins

In response to the nationwide shortage of isoflurane, BSAVA has commissioned a webinar to discuss alternative solutions for vets.

4 mins

Vet admits backdating Food Standards Agency veterinary witness certificates, but said it was in error – not deliberate dishonesty.

5 mins

The founding director of the Centre for Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine believes the UK should expand guidelines to provide the widest spectrum of accepted choices for both vets and clients.

4 mins

MSD Animal Health is inviting recent doctoral graduates in veterinary or animal science, with an emphasis on swine, to present research at meetings in Asia, Europe or North America.

4 mins

Canine leishmaniosis is a major zoonotic disease in more than 70 countries and is posing an escalating problem in the UK.

4 mins

Vets are being urged to spread the word about the importance of vaccinating rabbits following an outbreak of deadly disease that can kill in hours.

4 mins

A new dairy centre will be built at the University of Bristol Veterinary School to help tackle some of the challenges around ethical food security.

6 mins

The royal college’s network is hosting two day-long, expert-led workshops in Cambridge early in 2019, aimed at fostering innovation.

5 mins

Veterinary Poisons Information Service announces nine-venue UK roadshow aimed at keeping vets and vet nurses up to date in feline and canine toxicology.

2 mins

November 2018

Veterinary market research company CM Research collated data from a panel of more than 600 vets working in the UK.

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