Practice Matters

The British Veterinary Nursing Association has announced speaker and other event details for this year’s BVNA Congress.

The World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association (WAVMA) is set to host its first online Congress in 2016 with support from veterinary digital content supplier Vetstream.  

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has launched its new Fellowship scheme and is now accepting applications from veterinary surgeons who have made a meritorious contribution to their particular field.

Imaging experts BCF Technology have reaffirmed their committment to promoting clinical learning opportunities in diagnostic imaging to members of the veterinary profession, by releasing a series of instructional imaging videos 

Three Royal Veterinary College (RVC) nurses have won prestigious awards at the British Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (BSAVA) Annual Congress and the Ceva Awards for Animal Welfare. 

Following the huge success of the UK’s first Pet Allergy Week (PAW) in 2015, which saw over 500 practices take part in the initiative, registration is now open for PAW 2016, say the organisers Avacta Animal Health.

The Links Group, a multi-agency interest group that promotes the welfare and safety of vulnerable children, animals and adults, has launched a new website to help raise awareness of its work and ensure the support it offers is more easily accessible to those who need it.  

Having recently been presented with Independent Vetcare New Graduate Academy branded Regatta jackets, some of the 50+ vets on the IVC New Graduate Academy programme have been proudly showing them off around Birmingham during last week’s BSAVA 2016 Congress.

The current trend for ownership of dogs with extreme brachycephalic features shows no sign of abating. With their exaggerated conformation, caused by selective breeding for a short head and muzzle, comes an increased risk of upper airway disease.