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Archive for July, 2016

Vets urge revision of breed standards to protect animal welfare

Following the release of new research data by Niels Pedersen from the Centre of Companion Animal Health, University of California, into breed health of the English bulldog, the British Veterinary A…

Changing times Vets offer advice for reducing stress in cats

Periods of change can be stressful for cats and, following reports of fights and injuries requiring veterinary attention between Downing Street’s two high-profile Chief Mousers, the British V…

Robert Buckland MP Congratulates Swindon-based Veterinary Business on its Government Contract Success

On Friday 22 July 2016, Robert Buckland, MP for South Swindon, visited a business in his constituency to congratulate the team on its success in winning and delivering a major government contract.&…

New Ethics Review Panel now accepting clinical research proposals

Research proposals are now being accepted by an Ethics Review Panel set up by the College for a one-year trial in order to conduct ethical review for practice-based clinical research.

Win tickets to see the Spanish Riding School of Vienna thanks to Dechra

Tickets to see the legendary Spanish Riding School perform are on offer in a new competition from Dechra Veterinary Products. The animal health company has three pairs of tickets…

All You Need to Know About Flea Bites

Learn all about flea bites, including what they look like, what symptoms they cause, and how to tell the difference between a flea bite and a bed bug bite.

Veterinary organisations offer advice on new strain of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease

A new strain of Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease has been identified in rabbits in the UK and the British Veterinary Association (BVA), British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) and Brit…

VPMA and SPVS launch Congress 2017

Registrations are open for VPMA and SPVS Congress 2017 which returns to Celtic Manor, Newport from 26 to 28 January 2017.  A fresh and innovative programme covers everything from behavioural e…

Are you a fair, reasonable and legal boss?

SPVS and VPMA  are running a one day workshop with James Cronin from Eight Legal in Edinburgh on Wednesday 14 September which will show you how to manage staff effectively and legally to creat…

Pioneering doctors and vets use human technique to save dogs with dodgy tickers

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