Small Animal

Glasgow vets have saved the leg of a Munsterlander dog from amputation using medical technology funded by Sir Bobby Robson’s landmine charity, Find a Better Way.

The RSPCA is urging owners to look after their pets 'great and small' after four rabbits and two hamsters were abandoned in Essex.

As the half-way mark of National Microchipping Month passes, national pet charity Blue Cross reminds cat owners to microchip their pets now or risk losing them forever if they stray.

Liverpool scientists are using big data and text mining methods to create a warning system for flystrike in pet rabbits. 

Most dog owners believe they are acting responsibly by cleaning up after their pet but actually each time they scoop the poop they can leave behind millions of viruses and bacteria – around 25 million per poo, in fact –some of which can pose significant risks to dogs and people.

Celebrities, advertisers and the public must stop normalising flat-faced dogs’ health problems for the sake of animal welfare, said British Veterinary Association (BVA) President Gudrun Ravetz this morning (8th June) on BBC Radio 4’s Today.

Veterinary practices are long-standing advocates of the benefits of microchipping, and most routinely implant microchips as part of the service provided to their clients. Now, thanks to the National Veterinary Database (NVD®), veterinary practices are taking the lead in ensuring microchip data held is kept up to date for the rest of a pet’s life.

CliniTech Medical recently learnt about RenaSan, a new First Aid Spray powered by a natural active ingredient called; 'Hypochlorous'.  Having seen fantastic user feed-back, it’s safety record and EU approvals, it didn’t take long for the CliniTech team to establish that this quite remarkable solution should be available to the wider Veterinary market and its client base.

AVID is pleased to announce the launch of a new version of the popular AVID MiniTracker range of pet microchip scanners, which features BluetoothTM connectivity.