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Archive for June, 2018

WE MUST CONSIDER DOGS TOO, WHEN WE IMPLEMENT LOW STRESS HANDLING

 ‘Dog Friendly Practice?! Really?! Why would we need that?! Dogs are easy, right?! They mostly do what you tell them, and can’t you just muzzle them if necessary, and/or get an ext…

Medivet team (and mum) ensure the futures bright for Qira

A nine-month-old Belgian Shepherd facing an uncertain future has been saved by veterinary teamwork at Medivet – and the mum of one of the vets.The dog, Qira, fractured her left hind limb whi…

SCIENTIFIC LEADERS UNITE TO TACKLE GLOBAL PARASITIC THREAT IN DOGS AND CATS

ESDA 2018 Congress will see over 150 thought leaders and scientists gather in Belgrade to discuss developments in knowledge of Dirofilaria and Angiostrongylus vasorum in companion animals…

RCVS responds to disquiet over Michael Gove’s comments

We recognise that considerable disquiet has arisen following comments made by Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove, concerning the level of training of EU citizens working in the meat industry.

RCVS increases vet fees by 3%

At its June meeting, RCVS Council agreed a 3% increase in the registration and retention fees for 20019/20 which will now be submitted to the Privy Council for formal approval.

Norbrook to run 2,000 (GBP) Ritchie Draft Pro competition at UK summer shows

As part of an ongoing campaign to support responsible anthelmintic dosing of livestock, Norbrook is offering visitors to this year’s major summer shows the chance to win a Ritchie Draft Pro w…

‘Donkey of Destiny’ makes World Cup predictions

A new rival has emerged to challenge Paul the Octopus’ crown in football match predictions.Morocco-based Diwa – known as the ‘Donkey of Destiny’ – is taking the…

Life-saving defibrillator installed at Yorkshire vets

A new £5 million vets in Yorkshire is proving it doesn’t just provide top-class care for animals after investing £1,500 in a potentially life-saving defibrillator for use by its s…

Never a better time to sign up to veterinary receptionist accreditation says Simplyhealth Professionals and BVRA

Simplyhealth Professionals, the UK’s leading provider of preventive health plans for cats, dogs, rabbits and horses, is offering member practice…

BVRA and ROYAL CANIN announce Bristol as final venue for Receptionist Roadshow

ROYAL CANIN and the newly formed British Veterinary Receptionist Association (BVRA) have announced that the final leg of the Receptionist Roadshow will be held in Bristol on 29th November.Ha…

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