International Vet News

For Shark Week in October 2015, NAUSICAA, the French National Sea Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer in partnership with the MEGAPTERA association set up a crowdfunding initiative for tagging one of the largest fish in the world: the whale shark.

GCVTelemedicine, an extension of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas, announced a new option to store, view and share all diagnostic images online using Timeless Veterinary Cloud Storage™.

PetPace, the provider of an innovative collar for real-time monitoring of dog and cat health vital signs, today released the findings of a new medical case study. The case study, available for download here, documents in detail how the PetPace collar helped manage post-op pain for Nix, a four-year female old Pitbull mix.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has made a 50 percent ownership investment in Maravet, a leading animal health distributor in Romania. The transaction closed in the second quarter of 2015.Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

Veterinary biologic therapy developer has announced that its initial public offering of 4,000,000 ordinary shares will be priced at $10 per share.

Animal welfare volunteers have witnessed many situations of the neglect, abuse and torture of dogs and cats. They believe that much of this suffering could be prevented by simply reducing the number of strays through neutering programmes

The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN) unveiled the next phase of its educational program for African veterinarians at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) Conference 2015. It also awarded Berna Nakanwagi BVM MSc, a veterinarian from Uganda and AFSCAN Ambassador, one of the four NAVC Colin F Burrows International Scholarships to attend the conference.

Veterinary biologic therapy developer Nexvet Biopharma recently announced the signing of a ten year collaboration and distribution agreement with Virbac (EPA:VIRP), one of the largest animal health dedicated companies in the world.

VetPlus, a division of the Tangerine Group, has seen so much growth in the Asian market that it has opened up an office in Malaysia to support its distributors.