Archive for August, 2013

Fun Dog Show Raises Hundreds of Pounds for Local Children’s Hospice

Chilli and Chutney enjoying the paddling pools!

Sussex-based Grove Lodge Vets…

Research reveals missed opportunity among neutered cats

New research from nutritional experts at Purina shows that 36% of cat owners are concerned about their pet putting on weight and becoming lazy and lethargic after being neutered.

Veterinarian community can help recruit dogs for groundbreaking veterinary research

August 30 marks a milestone for Morris Animal Foundation and veterinarians to celebrate. It’s the first anniversary of the largest and longest study ever undertaken to improve veterinary medicine for dogs. Through the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, M…

Vets go viral: RCVS Day highlights posted to YouTube

Following the success of this year’s RCVS Day, the Royal College has published a short film on its YouTube channel featuring some of the highlights of the event.

Parasitic worm genome uncovers potential drug targets

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a parasitic worm that is estimated to cost the UK sheep industry alone more than £80 million each year in an effort to understand drug resistance in worms.

New business development manager for Best Friends

Best Friends Veterinary Group has announced the expansion of its management team with the addition of Louise Brocklesby to the newly created position of business development manager.

Rewarding the team with family fun

Team members from White Cross Vets treat their families to a day of activities, food, dancing and fun at the company’s annual family barbeque.

Royal College mourns death of former president

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons was saddened to learn of the death of a former president, Peter George Hignett HonFRCVS, who died on August 14 at the age of 88.

Vets save gravel-swallowing Jack Russell

Star saved by PDSA vets in Blackpool after they remove nearly 80 pieces of gravel from her stomach and intestines, leading to owner Tracy removing the rest of the gravel from her garden…

Welsh chief vet highlights dangers of paper lanterns

Welsh CVO Christianne Glossop is warning people across Wales to think twice before releasing Chinese lanterns due to the dangers they can pose to livestock and buildings.