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Archive for December, 2012

Bat Genome Provides New Insights Into The Evolution Of Flight And Immunity

BGI has announced the online publication in Science of the latest findings through genomic analysis of two distantly related bat species, the Black flying fox (Pteropus alecto) and David’s Myotis (Myotis davidii)…

Study Suggests How Survival Of Female Embryos May Be Enhanced Under Conditions Favoring Birth Of Males

It is well known that many mammals are able to adjust the ratio of male and female young depending on the surrounding conditions at the time of conception but how precisely this is accomplished remains a matter for debate…

Cats Are Able To Navigate Complex Combinations Of Wet And Dry Foods To Achieve A Consistent Intake Of Protein, Fat And Carbohydrate

Even when provided with complex combinations of different wet and dry foods, cats are able to select and combine the foods in different amounts to achieve a consistent intake of protein, fat and carbohydrate, i.e. macronutrient intake…

Pigs In Southern China Infected With Avian Flu

Researchers report for the first time the seroprevalence of three strains of avian influenza viruses in pigs in southern China, but not the H5N1 avian influenza virus. Their research, published online ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical Microbio…

Vets4Pets will donate £1 to Dogs Trust on your behalf

This Christmas the Vets4Pets Partner Relationship Team is doing t…

Grove Lodge Vets Twitter appeal helps to save dying puppies’ lives

Original tweet which alerted Virbac

How a single tweet from local vet group attracted help from pharmaceutical giant

All aboard the Eqvalan® Duo SMART worming bus 2013

Merial Animal Health has launched a convenient and ingenious way to help SQPs gain anthelmintic CPD training at a variety of locations across…

New chief executive for AHVLA

The AHVLA has named forensic scientist Chris Hadkiss as its new chief executive, due to take up the post at the start of 2013.

Forget festive food for four-legged friends

The BVA has warned owners to make sure their homes are safe for pets over the festive season by keep an eye out for food that can be toxic to animals.

New chief executive for AHVLA

The AHVLA has named forensic scientist Chris Hadkiss as its new chief executive, due to take up the post at the start of 2013.

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