Dr Adam Mugford, BVetMed MVetMed DACVECC MRCVS, a RCVS Recognised Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ECC), has joined Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists in Alton, Hampshire.
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.