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18 January 2017
Dermatology PgC Recognised by RCVS as Qualification for AP Status
UK - Veterinary CPD provider, Improve International has announced that its Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) in Small Animal Dermatology has been recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons...
18 October 2016
Chief Veterinary Officer Highlights Official Vet Welfare Role
UK - The importance of the Official Veterinarian (OV) in safeguarding animal welfare and sharing best practice was highlighted in the address made by Nigel Gibbens, Chief Veterinary Officer,...
02 September 2016
Benchmark Secures Innovative New Equine Vaccine
UK - Benchmark has entered into an agreement with Evax AG, a Swiss equine biotech company, to develop a recombinant vaccine to prevent and treat the most prevalent skin disease in horses, Sweet...
12 August 2016
Compulsive Disorders in Pets
US - Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a well-known diagnosis in human medicine, but did you know that animals can also develop a form of this disorder? This doesn’t mean there are dogs out...
11 August 2016
Get Your Dog Travel Ready this Summer
UK - As holiday season begins the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is asking owners to make sure their dog is as travel ready as they are if they plan to take their pet abroad this summer....
10 August 2016
Horse Castration – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
AUSTRALIA - No surgical procedure is more commonly performed by equine vets than castration. This leads horse owners to believe that it’s routine surgery and that nothing is likely to go wrong,...
09 August 2016
Veterinary Organisations Offer Advice on New Rabbit Disease
UK - A new strain of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease has been identified in rabbits in the UK and the British Veterinary Association (BVA), British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)...
New Study Offers Vets Clues on Why Dogs' Tails Lose their Wag
UK - A painful condition that affects dogs’ tails may be more common than previously thought, a study suggests....
08 August 2016
Equine Vet Checks - It's Not a Yes or No Answer
AUSTRALIA - A pre-purchase examination is an important step for anyone who is about to purchase a horse. But, what happens if a veterinarian passes a horse during the examination and it later...
05 August 2016
Appeal for Information After Dog Collapses in Hot Car
UK - The RSPCA and West Yorkshire police were called with allegations that a white and tan British Bulldog was left locked in a car at approximately 2.30pm on Tuesday 19 July in the car park...
Rescued Puppy Seeks Forever Home After Brave Battle with Lungworm
UK - Honey, the loveable rescued Dogue De Bordeaux cross puppy from Braintree, is searching for her forever home after a very difficult year....
04 August 2016
Scientists Warn About Health of English Bulldog
UK - According to new research it could be difficult to improve the health of the English bulldog, one of the world's unhealthiest dog breeds, from within its existing gene pool. ...
02 August 2016
Why Are People Still Leaving Dogs in Hot Cars and What to Do if You See One Suffering
UK - Hundreds of dogs needlessly die each year by being left in cars during hot weather. We all know we shouldn't do it, yet many still think that leaving the dog in the car as they nip to the...
01 August 2016
Britain's Pets Costing us Billions
UK - Animal lovers should pause for thought as £258.4 billion is spent in the UK by dog and cat owners alone....
29 July 2016
OV Practical Skills Manager Joins Improve International
UK - Improve International, the veterinary training company responsible for Official Veterinarian (OV) training and revalidation, has appointed Marta Santias as Practical Skills Manager....
28 July 2016
Aggie's Top Tips on How to Tackle Fleas in Your Home
UK - With temperatures increasing, flea infestations are common and many pet owners are unaware only 5 per cent of fleas live on their pet, with the remaining 95 per cent living in the home....
Police and Charities Warn Owners this Summer: 'Dogs Die in Hot Cars'
Uk - Rescue and rehoming charities, veterinary associations, police, and welfare organisations are all working together to ensure owners know the dangers the warm weather can pose to dogs over...
27 July 2016
Is Your Pet Overweight? Over Half of Dogs, Cats Are, According to Vets
UK - A survey has revealed more than half of UK cats and dogs are overweight - and few owners are taking the advice of vets to get their pets weighed regularly....
26 July 2016
Watch Out for These Common Feline Parasites
US - Whether your cat stays indoors or outdoors, all cats are at risk for internal and external parasites. Recognizing the signs of parasites and knowing their life cycles could help maintain...
25 July 2016
Hypothyroidism in Dogs
US - In April 2016, a three-year-old dog named Bear was brought to the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital with abusive injuries. In addition to the obvious injuries Bear bore—an...
22 July 2016
Advice on Owning Miniature Horses
US - While some refer to horses as livestock, others consider horses to be a companion animal, especially if they are kept for recreational purposes. ...
New Research Saving More Dogs from Deadly Snake Bites
AUSTRALIA - Australia is home to 10 of the most venomous snakes in the world and thousands of dogs are bitten each year in Australia....
21 July 2016
What's New in Equine Surgery?
AUSTRALIA - Veterinarians from Australia and New Zealand met in Melbourne this week to discover all the latest advances in equine surgery at the Equine Veterinarians Australia Bain Fallon Conference....
Rabbit Owners Warned About New Deadly Virus in UK
UK - Rabbit owners are being warned about a new variant of rabbit haemorrhage disease (RHDV2) that has arrived in the UK and has no vaccine....
20 July 2016
Vet School Research Paves the Way for Improved Horse Welfare
UK - A vision for improving horse welfare has been set out following research carried out by the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences and funded by World Horse Welfare....
 
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