Archive for July, 2013

UK adults increasingly afraid of dogs

Most Britons are afraid of strange dogs and people are becoming increasingly afraid of man’s best friend, according to new research.

Blanket ban lifted by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

RCVS operational board reviews advice on the transport of injured dogs using blankets.

Vet physio conference to focus on gait analysis

Annual event will bring together leading veterinary equine and canine orthopaedic specialists to discuss different aspects of the application of gait analysis to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

Woman who posed as a registered vet nurse spared jail

An Essex woman who admitted to “not thinking straight” when she posed as an RVN for a year has been sentenced to a 12-month community order and 150 hours community service.

Dogswell jerky products recalled for antibiotic residue

Contaminated products contain chicken and duck breast products sourced from China.

Vet leads England rowing teams to glory at home international

Former Scottish Commonwealth medalist helps England’s women at Home International Regatta in Nottingham.

Horse charities welcome Welsh plans to combat fly grazing

Charities, including the RSPCA, Redwings and World Horse Welfare, urge Westminster to follow suit after minister Alun Davies says he will announce plans to combat problem.

Video exploits win ultrasound scanner

Tyrrells Equine Clinic are celebrating the arrival of a brand new DP-50 ultrasound scanner, having triumphed in veterinary imaging company BCF Technology’s video competition.

New online CPD module for VNs

Dedicated VN CPD provider Oncore ePD launches a new learning module on pain relief.

Photo gallery: Smithsonian veterinary exhibit hits the road at AVMA

Get a sneak peek inside this interactive, Zoetis-sponsored museum on wheels designed to inspire future
veterinarians and expose visitors to the world of veterinary medicine.