July 2016

Veterinary surgeon David Smith, along with horse dealers Aniela Jurecka and Charlotte Johnson, were convicted last month of conspiring to sell substandard horses.

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Vets should take bite wounds more seriously as they can often be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to injury.

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Work by the Royal Veterinary College's skeletal biology group has been showcased at an event highlighting key publications from the past year.

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The Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNET) has been awarded £700,000 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

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A £100,000 feline-only unit to improve the welfare and health of stressed out cats has opened in the north-east of England.

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Royal Canin has launched a urinary stones analysis service to help UK veterinary practices offer a more tailored nutritional approach for urinary patients.

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Experts have highlighted the risk zoonotic diseases pose to emphasise the need for urgent focus.

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Vets are being urged to remind sheep farmers to make parasite control in weaned lambs and preparing for blowfly strike high priorities.

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Three cases of malignant catarrhal fever (MCF), a rare and fatal condition, have been confirmed in three cows on farms in the West Country.

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A vet has become the first in Ireland to be accredited as a Certified Aquaculture Veterinarian.

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Senior representatives from across the veterinary profession are working together to secure a strong profession and make Scotland a safer, healthier and more prosperous place.

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The BVA has joined the 70-strong coalition of organisations from the veterinary profession, industry and science sectors and the Government to eradicate Bovine Viral Diarrhoea from England.

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June 2016

Vets have been warned to look out for a new strain of rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease that can kill in hours.

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Ceva has reissued a letter and supporting guidance regarding nutritional husbandry practices at dry-off to every vet in Europe following reports of adverse incidents after using Velactis.

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Talks have begun that could lead to veterinary degree courses being offered in Wales for the first time.

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A vet has received a special thank you from a hearing dog after running a half-marathon for charity.

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Veterinary professionals can access learning materials from Boehringer Academy via an artificial intelligence website, which, the company hopes, will offer vets and nurses a tailored one-stop shop of information.

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Raoul Dowding Veterinary Surgeons in Gainsborough has unveiled a range of new equipment and facilities – including a cutting-edge ultrasound scanner – following a £50,000 investment.

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Women-only equine welfare groups are helping to improve the lives of working donkeys and horses in Pakistan, according to the vet leading the project.

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VNs and student VNs in practice have less than a week to supply their tips for feeding inappetent pets, for which they could win £250 in Amazon vouchers.

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