Small Animal

Don’t forget about vulnerable …

Jan 13, 2017 / Small Animal

As temperatures start to drop, vets are warning owners not to forget about small pets such as rabbits and guinea pigs that usually live outdoors yet are vulnerable to the cold and damp despite their furry coats.

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Study Underlines That Ticks Pr…

Jan 10, 2017 / Small Animal

A study carried out by The University of Salford and sponsored by Merial has found that ticks present a risk all year round. Researchers found that ticks continued to quest in woodlands throughout the year, even during the coldest months and ticks could also be detected...

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Large Animal

10% fall in UK antibiotic sale…

Jan 13, 2017 / Large Animal

A 10% reduction in sales of antibiotics for use in food-producing animals in the UK has been described as ‘very encouraging’ by RUMA, the agricultural and food industry alliance which promotes responsible use of medicines in farm animals. ...

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New Company Launched to Tackle…

Jan 11, 2017 / Large Animal

PBD Biotech Ltd, a company specialising in novel bacteriophage-based diagnostic technology in the field of veterinary and agricultural diagnostics, has been established. PBD Biotech will aim to Use new technology to transform veterinary diagnostics. ...

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Equine

Three awe-inspiring people sho…

Dec 09, 2016 / Equine

Three remarkable individuals have been shortlisted for the prestigious National Equine Forum (NEF) Sir Colin Spedding Award 2017. The award is presented annually to an outstanding and as yet unrecognised individual or organisation that has made an important contribution...

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Blue Cross saves abandoned foa…

Nov 08, 2016 / Equine

Pet charity Blue Cross has seen an unprecedented rise in the number of lone foals being found abandoned and fear that irresponsible and unscrupulous breeders may be dumping them because they are considered to have a low value. ...

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Surgery and Theatre Equipment

Freelance Surgical Become the …

Dec 23, 2016 / Surgery and Theatre Equipment

Revealed at this year’s London Vet Show, The SonoCure system is a revolutionary ultrasonic aspirating surgical device designed exclusively for a growing range of applications in soft tissue, spinal and neuro small-animal surgery. The device can greatly reduce surgeon st...

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Woodley Equipment launches InS…

Dec 01, 2016 / Surgery and Theatre Equipment

Woodley Equipment Company launches a true 5 part differential laser Haematology Analyser including Reticulocytes.

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General

New review on antimicrobial resistance in livestock highlights knowledge gaps which threaten global health

Jan 17, 2017 / General

Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have highlighted substantial research gaps in the field of antimicrobial resistance which need to be addressed to tackle serious global health threats. ...

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Independent Vetcare’s, Bath & Rowe Veterinary Groups open new sites

Jan 12, 2017 / General

On the 5th December 2016, Rowe Veterinary group opened their 6th small animal practice in Filton, North Bristol, due to demand for services for pets living in the new Charlton Hayes housing developments. Currently running with one Veterinary Surgeon and support staff, R...

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Practice Matters

Veterinary Clinics urged to ma…

Jan 17, 2017 / Practice Matters

With a new year upon us, many of us make resolutions to help improve our lives. One resolution which the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) is hoping veterinary clinics will make is to improve the lives of cats by becoming more cat friendly.

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DVS Adds NEW Therapy and Fitne…

Jan 16, 2017 / Practice Matters

Davies Veterinary Specialists (DVS) has opened a brand-new Therapy and Fitness Centre at its Hertfordshire veterinary referral practice. The large, purpose-built centre complements the private referral practice’s multi-specialist veterinary services to provide a full remit of small animal care and rehabilitation under one roof.

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