International Vet News

E.I. Medical Imaging (EIMI) has partnered with Dr. Tristan Guttridge and the Bimini SharkLab to custom design the world’s first ultrasound system to be used underwater to produce diagnostic images of sharks in their native habitat.

Veterinary digital specialist Vetstream and DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital have announced an extension to their partnership to enhance veterinary education in a group of developing countries in Asia by delivering content from DoveLewis’ respected web-based professional training program,, to veterinarians and students free of charge in some Asian countries. 

The Charitable Foundation of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has appointed four new Board Members as it prepares to ramp up activity and increase the geographical spread of its initiatives. The WSAVA Foundation aims to improve the veterinary care of companion animals globally through science and education.

A company called Spay Academy Spain based at the largest animal rescue in Spain is offering neutering courses aimed primarily at recent veterinary graduates, those returning to the profession following a career break and final year students from the UK.  

The introduction of a new animal welfare law in Taiwan has refocused attention on the case of Chien Chih-cheng, a vet who killed herself last year after being heavily criticised over the number of animals she had put down.

The Swedish-based company, Oasmia Pharmaceutical has announced that it plans to move all of the Company’s veterinary assets including Paccal Vet and Doxophos Vet, to the United States for further development and commercialization efforts.

Mars Petcare has successfully acquired VCA Inc. a U.S. based company operating over 780 hospitals in 43 U.S. states and 5 Canadian provinces and providing diagnostic services to more than 19,000 independent hospitals.

Every week, WVS receives calls and emails requesting help from animal charities both in the UK and overseas that are desperate for veterinary products in order to be able to treat the animals in their care.

The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN) announced two new initiatives for 2017 as part of its work to drive up standards of veterinary care for companion animals in Africa.