Archive for April, 2013

Finalists Announced in Inaugural Petplan Animal Charity Awards

Greyhound Rescue West of England

Petplan, the UK’s largest pet insurer, is p…

Vets4Pets Opens 3rd practice in Wales

Emma Hollingworth RVN , Michelle Dagius, Sam Edwards and Tom Butler JVP

Tom Butler, who gra…

Help needed from cattle vets for BVD control programme

Royal Veterinary College professor Joe Brownlie asks cattle vets on the ground to fill in a 15-question survey to help contribute to potential control programme for costly disease.

Second Newmarket trainer caught using steroids

Trainer Gerard Butler under investigation by British Horseracing Authority for using banned steroids in nine of his horses.

Edinburgh Zoo’s Asian lions to be fed by the public

A new experience at Edinburgh Zoo will see thrill-seeking vistors feeding and learning about its two Asian lions Kamlesh and Jayendra.

Cobalt micro bolus for young lambs

Sheep producers now have access to an innovative new micro bolus supplement that can be administered to lambs from as young as five weeks of age.

RCVS and VN Councils elections results

The results are now in for the 2013 RCVS and VN Councils elections – and the turnout among vets is the highest seen in ten years. 4,661 veterinary surgeons voted, surpassing the previous highpoint of 4,232 in 2010. This year’s VN Council election saw the highest ever number of veterinary nurses voting (1,329).

Live Dermatology webinars launched by Dechra – May 8, 15 and 22nd

A series of live webinars is being launched by Dechra Veterinary Products next month in support of the company’s ongoing Time to Change dermatology campaign.

The three live broadcasts, on May 8, 15…

Millpledge Veterinary appointed as sole UK distributor for v-gel and Docsinnovent full product range

Docsinnovent are delighted to announce that Millpledge Veterinary have been appointed sole UK distributor for the Docsinnovent …

New International Federation of Animal Health president

Elanco boss Jeffrey Simmons appointed for a two year term to the organisation and pledges to “continue dialogue with major international bodies, to promote a unified animal health industry globally”.