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Small Animal

Why exclusivity should matter to Veterinary Practices

Why exclusivity should matter …

May 24, 2016 / Small Animal

With so many products available to Veterinary Practices, all fighting for your attention and trying to promote their key selling points, it can be difficult to know which products to stock and recommend to your clients, after all, you can’t stock them all.  ...

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First ever systematic review and meta-analysis of adverse effect of antiepileptic drugs in canine epilepsy 

First ever systematic review a…

May 24, 2016 / Small Animal

Researchers from Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have found that the effectiveness of testing anti-epileptic drugs’ (AEDs) safety and tolerability for canine epilepsy has been below the expected standard. It’s only in recent years that the quality of studies carried out ...

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Dog dumped and tied to tree with broken leg needs a new home

Dog dumped and tied to tree wi…

May 23, 2016 / Small Animal

Dogs Trust Leeds are searching for a special home for a dog who was tied to a tree and abandoned in woods.

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Good 'cattitude' changes the face of veterinary care

Good 'cattitude' changes the f…

May 19, 2016 / Small Animal

The International Society of Feline Medicine has partnered with Purina for several years on the Cat Friendly Clinic campaign in Europe to change the way in which cats are viewed and treated in veterinary practice.

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Large Animal

Realistic financial gains from simple management changes 

Realistic financial gains from…

Apr 26, 2016 / Large Animal

RABDF NMR Gold Cup open day, Haselbury Plucknett, Crewkerne, Somerset Wednesday 25 May 

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Bimeda Parasite Control Range Goes From Strength To Strength

Bimeda Parasite Control Range …

Apr 11, 2016 / Large Animal

Bimeda UK are pleased to announce the expansion of their parasite control range with the launch of Zero; a ready-to-use soluble granule formulation containing cyromazine 2% w/w.

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Urgent reassurance needed on welfare codes, say vets

Urgent reassurance needed on w…

Apr 01, 2016 / Large Animal

The government decision to revoke farm animal welfare codes risks undermining public confidence in animal welfare standards on English farms and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling for urgent reassurance.

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Livestock Event: new Machinery Demonstration Arena launched

Livestock Event: new Machinery…

Mar 02, 2016 / Large Animal

Working mixer wagons, loaders, cubicle bedders and straw choppers - essential kit on most intensive dairy and beef farms, will all be featured in the new Machinery Demonstration Arena, sponsored by Agco, at the Livestock Event, to be staged at The NEC, Birmingham on 6 a...

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Equine

BEVA Receives Award for Antibiotic Stewardship

BEVA Receives Award for Antibi…

May 23, 2016 / Equine

The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) received a highly commended award at the Antibiotic Guardian Awards for their contribution to antibiotic stewardship. It was the only organisation from the veterinary profession to be shortlisted.  ...

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Have a colourful season with NuuMed! Event Pad now available in 11 colours!

Have a colourful season with N…

May 17, 2016 / Equine

NuuMed’s popular ergonomic HiWither Event Pad is now available in 11 colours and, with space for embroidery too, it’s the perfect choice for the cross country phase this season.

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Equine Industry agrees on strength in unity 

Equine Industry agrees on stre…

Mar 10, 2016 / Equine

Strength in unity was the prevailing theme at the 24th National Equine Forum, held in London on 3rd March. Government officials, vets, trainers, charities and industry leaders all concurred that working collectively and communicating effectively can achieve so much more...

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Inspirational Riding School Proprietor receives NEF Award 

Inspirational Riding School Pr…

Mar 07, 2016 / Equine

Sue Martin, who is a BHSII and runs Trent Park Equestrian Centre in London, received the Sir Colin Spedding Award at the National Equine Forum (NEF), on Thursday 3rd March 2016.  This special commendation was given in recognition of Sue’s unstinting efforts to improve e...

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Surgery and Theatre Equipment

New vet scale designed to keep pets at a healthy weight easily

New vet scale designed to keep…

May 12, 2016 / Surgery and Theatre Equipment

UK weighing scales manufacturer Marsden has launched a portable weighing scale to help make keeping pets in shape easier.

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Webcam monitoring system helps with patient recovery

Webcam monitoring system helps…

May 06, 2016 / Surgery and Theatre Equipment

Steffan Veterinary Services Ltd is a seven vet mixed practice based in Lampeter, Ceredigion on the High Street. The Practice has a long history having been set up over 50 years ago and has been at the same location since 1973.  Jim Hopkins has been at the practice since...

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QuikSteam™: Full Steam Ahead

QuikSteam™: Full Steam Ahead

May 04, 2016 / Surgery and Theatre Equipment

Midmark, a leading global manufacturer of medical, dental and veterinary equipment, is delighted to announce the launch of its new innovative, patented QuikSteam™ technology to its range of tabletop sterilisers.

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ioLight launches the first professional quality pocket digital microscope

ioLight launches the first pro…

May 04, 2016 / Surgery and Theatre Equipment

A UK based start-up company, ioLight, have launched the first high resolution pocket digital microscope.

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General

Relevant and Innovative Training Is the Key to Job Satisfaction and Loyalty within the Sector

Relevant and Innovative Training Is the Key to Job Satisfaction and Loyalty within the Sector

May 20, 2016 / General

A recent survey conducted by The VET Festival (Veterinary Education Tomorrow) has today revealed that those working in the profession feel disillusioned and frustrated by the long working hours, the focus on revenue generation - rather than animals - and the increased p...

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Vets call for unrestricted access to slaughterhouse CCTV

Vets call for unrestricted access to slaughterhouse CCTV

May 13, 2016 / General

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA) today re-iterated their call for mandatory CCTV in slaughterhouses and legislation to ensure vets have unrestricted access to slaughterhouse CCTV footage. ...

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Charity Support Ahead of Pet Allergy Week (PAW)

Charity Support Ahead of Pet Allergy Week (PAW)

May 13, 2016 / General

The organiser of Pet Allergy Week (PAW), Avacta Animal Health, has announced it is to sponsor and provide ongoing free allergy testing to Yorkshire and Midlands based, Jerry Green Dog Rescue.  

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Vet Gears Up for his ‘Tour de France’

Vet Gears Up for his ‘Tour de France’

May 12, 2016 / General

A vet from Town & Country Veterinary Centre in Market Harborough is in training to take on the challenge of cycling the first nine stages of the route of the Tour de France.

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Practice Matters

FREE charity app to measure and help maintain practice hygiene now available for Android and iOS

FREE charity app to measure an…

May 20, 2016 / Practice Matters

Infection control charity The Bella Moss Foundation (BMF) has teamed up with Ceva Animal Health to create a mobile app version of its online practice hygiene audit.

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Brian Faulkner to Headline VetShare London CPD Day

Brian Faulkner to Headline Vet…

May 19, 2016 / Practice Matters

VetShare, a buying group providing a range of services to independent vets across the UK, is relaunching the development programme it offers to members with a CPD day combining both management and clinical topics on Wednesday 22 June 2016 in London.   

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Wigan VN wins Golden Jubilee in honour of pioneering work

Wigan VN wins Golden Jubilee i…

May 18, 2016 / Practice Matters

A Wigan-based veterinary nurse has been named as the fifth recipient of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Golden Jubilee Award – an honour bestowed on one veterinary nurse each year in honour of exceptional achievement.

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Visit from Leading American Neurologist Is a Huge Success

Visit from Leading American Ne…

May 18, 2016 / Practice Matters

Vets in the north west have benefited from an exclusive talk by one of America’s leading specialists in animal neurology.

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