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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,...
07 September 2016
UK Chief Veterinary Officer to Speak at 2016 OV Conference
UK - Nigel Gibbens, the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer; Peter Jinman OBE, Chair of the RCVS Certification Subcommittee and Ian Wright, Head of ESCCAP UK & Guideline Director for ESCCAP Europe,...
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...
01 September 2016
Improve’s Dermatology and Endoscopy-EndoSurgery Programmes Achieve PgC Status
UK - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International has announced that two more of its small animal modular veterinary programmes have been validated by Harper Adams University under the partnership...
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...
Vets Offer Advice for Reducing Stress in Cats
UK -Periods of change can be stressful for cats and, following reports of fights and injuries requiring veterinary attention between Downing Street’s two high-profile Chief Mousers, the British...
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....
MP Congratulates Improve on its Government Contract Success
UK - On Friday 22 July 2016, Robert Buckland, MP for South Swindon, visited a business in his constituency to congratulate the team on its success in winning and delivering a major government...
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
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. ...
03 August 2016
PetSavers Debuts at BBC Countryfile Live
UK - PetSavers, the charitable arm of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association, (BSAVA), will be making its first ever public appearance at this year’s BBC Countryfile Live, from 4-7...
02 August 2016
Leading Pet Charity Seeks Top UK Vet Nurse
UK - Leading pet charity Blue Cross is calling to pet owners across the country to find the UK‘s 'Veterinary Nurse of the year 2016'. ...
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....
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
BVA Urges UK Governments to Protect Status of Vets, VNs in Brexit Negotiations
UK - Following the EU referendum, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging UK governments to protect the status of EU veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who are currently living...
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...
Greyhound Racing Ban a Courageous Move
AUSTRALIA - The peak body for veterinarians has supported the move by New South Wales to ban greyhound racing, while also expressing concern about the animals affected....
22 July 2016
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....
 
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