May 2017

The 2017 RCVS council and VN council election results have been announced, after a record proportion of veterinary professionals cast their votes.

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Blue Cross has announced it has adopted PDSA’s respected PetWise MOT model across all its hospitals.

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April 2017

Leeds-based Beechwood Veterinary Group is inviting pets to free nail clipping clinics to raise money for a local rescue fund that helps pay for the treatment and care of strays.

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The corporate group has acquired Valley Vets, a four-branch practice with sites across Cardiff and the South Wales Valleys.

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The Veterinary Christian Fellowship is to explore pain management in companion animals via a CPD session at the University of Bristol's vet school in May.

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Vets and VNs can play their part in improving rabbit welfare in clinics by taking part in an online study from the University of Bristol.

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Coco – who suffered entropion since birth – has had her sight fully restored following eye surgery at The Mayhew Animal Home in London.

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One-year-old cocker spaniel Meadow was rushed to a practice in Warwick after her owners realised she had been chewing on the remote control.

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Vet Times’ sister publication VN Times has teamed up with the BVNA to offer one student veterinary nurse a bursary to help fund their qualification.

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Independent Vetcare has launched a vet nurse academy to provide a support network for newly qualified RVNs.

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Vets and VNs from Pride Vets in Derby are heading off to Morocco to help animals in need – and are appealing to their colleagues to help raise extra funds and donate equipment before they go.

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Feeding hay and fresh grass to support dental, digestive and emotional health will be the key theme of this year’s Rabbit Awareness Week.

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Profession members owning golden retrievers or Labrador retrievers are being urged to take part in a study to increase understanding of canine atopic dermatitis.

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Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service is offering veterinary staff the chance to enhance their knowledge on a range of topics via upcoming CPD events.

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TP Congress 2017 has seen more than 100 attendees explore the latest topics and news on VN training.

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A number of veterinary professionals are celebrating after scooping a BSAVA Award in recognition of their contribution to science.

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The achievements of people from the veterinary, farming and charity industries who go beyond the call of duty to enhance animals' lives have been celebrated at the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2017.

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Veterinary professionals are being offered the chance to win a free day of CPD, courtesy of Royal Canin. Sessions will cover nurse consultations and video-making for social media.

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A year on from the introduction of compulsory microchipping in England, Scotland and Wales, a BVA survey has found 44% of vets surveyed cannot reunite missing or stray dogs with their owners due to incorrect chip information.

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The BVNA is welcoming submission of clinical abstracts for presentation at its congress on 6-8 October 2017.

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