April 2019

Ciara McCormack will help support the growth of the business and “drive clinical excellence” across its practice community.

2 mins

If the renewal fee is not received in full by 31 May 2019, non-paying veterinary surgeons will be removed from the register.

4 mins

Restrictions on breeding have been put in place on the animals to limit the risk of the disease spreading, and further investigations are ongoing.

3 mins

Severe goniodysgenesis is an inherited condition in which a dog’s eyes don’t develop properly. In some dogs, it can lead to glaucoma, which causes sudden blindness at a young age.

5 mins

Advances in veterinary surgical procedures has outstripped the supply of tissue such as bone, cornea and cartilage from cats and dogs.

4 mins

"… this case serves as a reminder to UK veterinary surgeons that we must be vigilant for conditions such as Leishmania in non-travelled dogs and that alternative transmission mechanisms do exist.” - RVC.

6 mins

“Once again, the breadth of nominations for the welfare awards has amazed and enthused the judging panel” – chairman of the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards judging panel, Chris Laurence.

4 mins

Elinor O’Connor, of The University of Manchester, is aiming to identify what aspects of vets’ work can be demanding – and the resultant link to well-being.

2 mins

European champion athlete Laura Muir and “exemplary” VN Louise Northway lead this year’s recipients, who will receive their accolades at RCVS Day in July.

6 mins

March 2019

Eligible veterinary surgeons can choose from nine candidates standing this year and vote online or by posting their paper ballot.

3 mins

Isolates were taken from four hedgehogs in Germany and commercially available biochemistry systems identified all four isolates as Corynebacterium ulcerans with cutaneous diphtheria.

3 mins

“I would like to make a real difference for people working in our industry as I know meditation and mindfulness really works…” – Angie Barca.

5 mins

Sessions will cover antimicrobial resistance and the BSAVA’s “Protect Me” resources, developments in pain management and managing biosecurity in a cat shelter environment.

3 mins

The British Horse Society has partnered with the University of Nottingham for a campaign (1 to 7 April) to highlight the early signs of the potentially fatal condition.

6 mins

CVO Christine Middlemiss said a 250% increase in the amount of certification work required for products of animal origin is expected in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

3 mins

Updated third edition of BSAVA Manual of Reptiles reflects the increasing sophistication of reptile medicine and surgery, says BSAVA.

3 mins

A specialist team at Eastcott Referrals successfully repaired a cat’s fractured jaw using a set of pre-made, 3D-printed titanium plates designed to “fit” the mouths of most injured feline patients.

6 mins

Vets Now brings in world-renowned consultant anaesthetist in human medicine Kevin Fong as keynote speaker for first staging at Royal Armouries in Leeds.

3 mins

StreetVet hopes to create a national directory to establish a listing of practices willing to help care for animals of the homeless in every major UK city.

4 mins

Five veterinary students have the opportunity to win an award of £1,000 for their research project, and an additional £1,000 top prize and £500 runner-up prize.

3 mins