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06 July 2016
Palintest Helping London Zoo Keep its Aquatic Inhabitants Safe
UK - ZSL London Zoo has one of the largest collections of aquatic life in the UK, including some of the rarest species of fish and amphibians. This diversity creates unique water quality demands...
28 June 2016
Protecting Yourself From Koi Carp Theft
UK - Koi are one of the most expensive species of fish that you can choose to keep in your pond. The most influential koi pricing factor is the grade of each fish. Koi are assessed and separated...
10 June 2016
Goldfish with Tumor Makes 120-mile Trip to Undergo ‘Nemo-Therapy’.
UK - A beloved goldfish was taken on a 200-mile round trip to the vets to have a huge tumor removed. Nemo the five-year-old pet underwent an intricate 45-minute operation on his head and shoulders....
25 May 2016
RSPCA Expecting Spike in Number of 'Forgotten Fish'
UK - The RSPCA bracing itself for influx of unwanted fish after the release of Finding Dory....
26 April 2016
WAVMA's First Online Congress to Cover Sustainability in Aquatic Medicine
GLOBAL - The World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association (WAVMA) is set to host its first online Congress in 2016 with support from veterinary digital content supplier Vetstream. More than 300...
15 March 2016
All Pond Solutions Now Offering Fish
UK - All Pond Solutions, the leading online aquatics retailers, have expanded their range to include fish sourced from quality breeders worldwide. They now stock tropical fish, coldwater fish,...
24 February 2016
Stopping Pets Becoming Pests
NEW ZEALAND - The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working with pet industry stakeholders and biosecurity agencies to improve the management of the domestic trade in pets that have the...
18 December 2015
New App Allows Vet Consultation from the Comfort of Your Home
UK - Pet owners who want to speak to a vet from the comfort of their homes can now do so with the launch of the PawSquad App....
19 November 2015
Antibiotics Vital to Veterinary Profession
UK - To mark European Antibiotics Awareness Day yesterday (18 November) the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) urged the veterinary profession and pet owners to work together...
12 November 2015
Koi Herpesvirus Disease Reported in Austria
AUSTRIA - An outbreak of Koi herpesvirus disease has been reported for the first time in Austria....
19 October 2015
Fish Vet Group to Host Free Zebrafish Conference
US - Fish Vet Group, in partnership with Skretting, Cryogenetics, Aquaneering and Boston Children’s Hospital is hosting a daylong event examining the lessons learnt in traditional aquaculture...
16 October 2015
Queen Opens New Vet School at University of Surrey
UK - The University of Surrey’s new School of Veterinary Medicine was officially opened yesterday (Thursday 15 October) by Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke...
13 October 2015
Koi Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed in Essex
UK - An outbreak of KHV disease has been confirmed at Ellis Lake Fishery, Launders Lane, Rainham, Essex....
09 October 2015
Decrease in Animal Antimicrobial Use in Denmark
DENMARK - Antimicrobial use in Danish animals decreased in 2014, with pets, horses and other companion animals accounting for four per cent of overall use....
29 September 2015
Koi Herpesvirus Outbreaks Confirmed in Lincolnshire
UK - Three outbreaks of koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease have been confirmed in carp (Cyprinus carpio) in Lincolnshire....
21 September 2015
Koi Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed in Northumberland
UK - An outbreak of Koi herpesvirus disease has been confirmed in Northumberland....
15 September 2015
Guidelines Issued on Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine
EU - The European Commission has published guidelines that aim to prevent the overuse and misuse of antibiotics by sharing best-practices in Member States....
11 September 2015
Koi Herpesvirus Outbreak Confirmed in Worcestershire
UK - An outbreak of KHV disease has been confirmed at Washing Pool, Witley Park Farm, Worcester Road, Great Witley, Worcestershire....
03 September 2015
More Koi Herpesvirus Detected in UK
UK - Outbreaks of Koi Herpes Virus (KHV) have been confirmed at Kippax Polo Pond, Leeds, and Railway Lakes, Peterborough. ...
18 August 2015
Further Outbreaks of Koi Herpesvirus Detected in UK
UK - An outbreak of Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease has been confirmed at Ruddy Pond Lakes, Church Road, Dodleston, Chester, Cheshire....
12 August 2015
Koi Herpesvirus Detected at Two UK Fisheries
UK - Two new outbreaks of Koi herpesvirus have been detected in UK fisheries....
Are Vets Profit-Seekers or Animal Welfare Advocates?
UK - In this month’s British Veterinary Association Vet Futures guest blog, an academic specialising in animal welfare argues that the profession needs to do more to deliver on society’s...
03 August 2015
Going to an Aquarium is Good for You
GLOBAL - People who spend time watching aquariums and fish tanks could see improvements in their physical and mental wellbeing, according to new research published in the journal Environment...
29 July 2015
New Zealand to Stop Animal Antibiotic Use by 2030
NEW ZEALAND - “By 2030 New Zealand will not need antibiotics for the maintenance of animal health and wellness,” said New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) President Dr Steve Merchant....
16 July 2015
New App Connects Pet Owners with Vetted Pet Sitters
UK - Want to know you have left your pet in good hands while you are on holiday or at work? A new mobile app has recently been launched by to help pet owners find caring, vetted...
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