March 2020

Association promises registration fee refunds actioned on a “first booked, first refunded” basis.

2 mins

Charities for animal welfare assessing likely impact of coronavirus crisis and hoping UK reality won't match that of Wuhan.

7 mins

RVC principal says despite the death, no evidence that companion animals can infect humans exists.

6 mins

Due to a combination of factors, many dogs with rescue backup microchips are unnecessarily euthanised, campaigners claim.

5 mins

NHS doctor issues call to vets for emergency equipment to help fight the pandemic - referral centres and manufacturers preparing to step in, too…

6 mins

Video-assisted thoracoscopy and removal of part of the lung reveals the cause of patient’s abscess – a tiny, inhaled grass seed.

5 mins

Firm offering customers CPD sessions as live virtual stream to help veterinary professionals keep on top of learning during COVID-19 period.

4 mins

College comes top of only four universities in the UK where female graduate starting salaries are higher than those for men – study.

3 mins

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges recognises Stephen May and members of education working group for their special contributions, distinguished service and professional achievement.

4 mins

The company has validated a new test and confirmed it has found no positive tests in the thousands of cats and dogs tested.

3 mins

Event was to be held on 20 March in London, but has been postponed until further notice.

3 mins

Purpose-built mobile clinic vehicle will allow veterinary students in Nottingham to reach out to more animals in need.

4 mins

Leading veterinary infection control expert warns the profession of possible difficult choices ahead between animal welfare and disease spread.

6 mins

Miniature parasitic wasps actively seek out the pupae of nuisance, biting flies that spread the bacteria responsible for summer mastitis and New Forest eye on farms.

4 mins

Quartet of veterinary referral centre colleagues qualifies as European specialists in a little over a month.

4 mins

A new suite of online resources from the BVA will guide practices through the process of reporting cases of suspected illegal pet importation to the authorities.

3 mins

AVS president Katie Roberts calls for urgent action as survey lifts lid on a student population where many are struggling with well-being, anxiety and depression as they juggle studies with the part-time work.

4 mins

After having the bladder stone removed – and a clip and shave to make her more comfortable – stray Mable the shih-tzu is now looking for a new home.

3 mins

The WSAVA has updated its detailed advice and its response to reports from Hong Kong of a dog testing weakly positive for COVID-19.

5 mins

College says in the “exceptional circumstances” it accepts vet personnel may have to make clinical and professional judgements to safeguard themselves, their colleagues and public health.

6 mins