Archive for January, 2014

The ailing profession: An animated short film

The story of how the veterinary profession got to this point–and where it can go from

Top pet toxins list includes grapes, raisins; joint supplement overdoses also a concern

Pet Poison Helpline tallies substances that prompted the most calls for help last year.

Leadership Challenges: What to expect in 2014

Tackling the profession’s top problems from every angle–and offering solutions.

Veterinary Innovation Challenge looks to students for entrepreneurship, creative ideas

Competition will award $10,000 to team with winning business proposal.

Top veterinary toxins list includes joint supplements, grapes, raisins in 2013

Pet Poison Helpline tallies substances that prompted the most calls for help last year.

Video: Take on more debt? Are you crazy?

How buying a veterinary practice can be a path out of student debt.

RCVS Disciplinary Committee to meet twice in February

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee, as constituted under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966, will be held at the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, Belgravia House, 62-64 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF, on…

First meeting of the Science Advisory Panel

This week saw the first meeting of the Science Advisory Panel, a newly constituted committee which will provide a scientific underpinning for the work of the RCVS.

Statement on Jo Dyer’s 24/7 house visits petition

Statement from President Neil Smith regarding the petition from veterinary surgeon Jo Dyer regarding ‘mandatory house visits’.

CSU researchers discover three new feline viruses, raising questions about transmission and disease

Pathogen researchers at Colorado State University have discovered a family of cancer-causing viruses in several U.S. populations of bobcats, mountain lions and domestic cats, raising questions about whether the previously undetected viruses could be tr…