September 2017

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.

4 mins

Veterinary personnel in Northern Ireland are to benefit from a confidential service staffed by specially trained colleagues at a local level.

5 mins

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.

3 mins

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.

5 mins

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.

7 mins

Merial Animal Health-organised webinar on bovine neonatal diarrhoea will be presented by independent veterinary consultant Alan Murphy, and cover prevention and control measures.

2 mins

Complex areas of feline dentistry will be covered by Peter Southerden, a highly respected European specialist, during a CPD event in November.

3 mins

Research by VetCompass has shown the prognosis for GDV, the life-threatening condition in dogs, is not as grim as often believed.

6 mins

August 2017

”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.

7 mins

Treacle the puppy was treated with naloxone to reverse the effects of opiates after she accidentally ingested a potentially lethal dose of owners’ morphine.

5 mins

Vets from nine countries pass college's examination to practise in the UK.

6 mins

Study looks at the impact humans are having on the endangered and highly isolated primate species.

6 mins

July 2017

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.

4 mins

Members of the profession urged to adopt “careful and accurate approach” to self-certification after hearing into vet who failed to declare conviction.

6 mins

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.

5 mins

Two universities specialising in life sciences and agriculture are in talks to create a joint school for vets in the west midlands.

6 mins

Vet Times CPD uses powerful search capabilities to help make finding and booking courses easier, with hundreds of courses by specialist CPD providers.

5 mins