July 2019

Trio from Edinburgh and Cambridge universities honoured by new royal college initiative designed to “prepare next generation”.

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New study conducted at Fitzpatrick Referrals provides clarity on the recognition and signs of canine Chiari-associated pain.

7 mins

Three specialists from a leading referral practice each receive the highest status of membership of the royal college.

4 mins

Farmers encouraged to interact with vets to fight infection responsible for more than 35% of all lamb abortion diagnoses.

3 mins

Extractions, x-rays and regional anaesthesia were all on the menu during a day of specialist-led dental training at Avonvale Veterinary Centres.

4 mins

Most theories predict more aggression higher up the ladder, but researchers say the difficulty of working out the pecking order in the crowded middle leads to aggression.

3 mins

A guide, supplied by vets within the IVC group, aims to help clients gain a better understanding of the health problems suffered by brachycephalic breeds.

4 mins

Course from VetCPD provides an up-to-date approach to the management of canine and feline fractures.

4 mins

Veterinary professionals urged to share their experiences in new survey by researchers at the University of Liverpool.

3 mins

Professor Jim Reynolds has been touring the UK speaking to vets and farmers about the importance of calf and youngstock welfare.

5 mins

The Bimeda Sheep Scab Academy is split into three modules covering everything from diagnostics and control to resistance.

3 mins

The collaborative research could lead to a variety of applications, including helping tackle stress problems in domesticated animals.

5 mins

June 2019

Two friends have raised more than £8,000 for Vetlife in memory of their former colleague who took her own life last year.

5 mins

The DNA test for PRA in giant schnauzer, costing £48, is now available from the AHT DNA Testing Service.

5 mins

BVA president Simon Doherty used his speech at the Welsh branch annual dinner in Cardiff as an opportunity to praise veterinary colleagues for their good work and ongoing support.

8 mins

The University of Surrey School of Veternary Medicine’s first intake of students will make history on 18 July when they become the first graduates of the school’s inaugural intake.

5 mins

Government sets aside £300,000 for 2019's Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme, which will offer 50% grants to eligible groups in England.

6 mins

Scientists have identified proteins that activate pig immune cells, opening the way to developing an effective vaccine for African swine fever.

3 mins

“We would like to acknowledge and address a number of concerns that have arisen among the profession following RCVS council’s discussion last week… around the provision of telemedicine services, including remote prescribing…“ – RCVS.

9 mins

BVA “surprised and disappointed” that RCVS makes wide-ranging review of telemedicine and remote prescribing in closed council session without promised stakeholder engagement.

6 mins