November 2018

Defra is urging those who wish to travel with their animal immediately after 29 March to consult with a veterinarian as soon as they can.

5 mins

Calling all veterinary professionals – Veterinary Times has nominated the animal charity for a £100,000 donation to further its work. All you have to do is vote for it…

3 mins

Mood, mind and mental health issues will be on the agenda for the first online well-being event specifically for veterinary students.

4 mins

Death of former BSAVA and BVA president and RCVS council member and “man of action” Derek Tavernor is announced.

4 mins

Ed Robinson receives Veterinary Achievement Award at this year’s AHT UK Equestrian Awards for “phenomenal contributions to veterinary medicine”.

3 mins

RCVS council votes to refer the trial back to the standards committee to consider the issues, parameters and scope of the trial, and carry out further consultation.

3 mins

Charlie the Labrador retriever is expected to make a full recovery after eating a brace of bears for breakfast.

3 mins

Course will guide practice teams through information required to answer owners’ questions about what to feed puppies, kittens, and adult dogs and cats.

3 mins

October 2018

General Practitioner Advanced Certificate (GPAdvCert) is aimed at vets who already hold general practitioner or postgraduate certificates in small animal medicine.

3 mins

The masters programme is aimed at people who already have any accredited postgraduate certificate relevant to some aspect of veterinary medicine or surgery.

5 mins

Vets at Tower Veterinary Group in York perform risky procedure to remove giant growth from between hind legs of two-year-old rat.

5 mins

The recognition of de facto specialists is a major step towards establishing the specialty of radiation oncology in Europe.

4 mins

Hampshire-based referral centre announces talented new line-up to take practice to next level for both patients and clients.

3 mins

The 16-month trial involved monthly testing on calves from three different herds – born from MAP-positive and MAP-negative cows and proves early detection of live MAP infection is possible.

5 mins

Vets will get the latest insights on the impact of genetic developments in animal breeding at a two-day Vetnomics event in November.

4 mins

Veterinary specialists from the group will cover a broad range of topics, such as small animal anaesthesia, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and internal medicine.

5 mins

Novel study finds Velagliflozin shows promise as a “safe and effective compound for treating insulin dysregulation and preventing laminitis”.

6 mins

Scientists discover it may be possible to use the beneficial bacteria found in a badger's gut to combat bovine tuberculosis.

6 mins

Aberdeenshire farm in "lockdown" as "mad cow disease" discovered and authorities attempt to identify the source of the infection.

4 mins

Online scheme offers vets who don’t have the time to participate in an attendance programme the opportunity to study for a recognised postgraduate qualification.

3 mins