People often worry about the risks involved of catching diseases from animals, such as rabies. However, the risk humans pose to animals is often only considered once a species becomes critically endangered.
The distribution of many parasitic diseases and their vectors in the UK is very fluid with rapidly changing distributions of endemic parasites such as Angiostrongylus vasorum and Lyme disease but also the establishment of endemic foci of novel pathogens such as Babesia canis in Essex. Increased pet travel and importation…
Written by Gerhard Putter BVSc, MANZCVS (Dentistry and Oral Surgery), RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner (Dentistry) MRCVS. As the Public Relations officer of the BVDA, I recently spent some time manning the BSAVA affiliated groups’ stand at the annual congress in the normal place in Birmingham.
The European School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ESVPS) has appointed a new Director to spearhead the development of its examination methods; to enhance its assessment models and to support its global expansion in collaboration with its partner education providers.
The London Vet Show is opening the doors of the ExCeL London once again to veterinary professionals from all over UK and Europe for its 2017 conference. With 150+ hours of lectures, 450+ suppliers exhibiting and 5,500+ veterinary professionals attending, it’s one not to miss!