Recent research1 has revealed that cat owners who feed their pets wet food throw a third of it away because it either dries out or their cats won’t eat it - costing an owner approximately £10 a month per pet.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica has announced that, to the end of October 2015, sales of its new BVD vaccine, Bovela® have exceeded €1 million (£822,690 GfK October 2015) in the UK alone. This equates to 166,200 doses purchased by 311 veterinary practices and represents just eight months of sales.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica has increased its health protection range for UK pig producers with the introduction of two new vaccines against Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). Ingelvac PRRSFLEX® EU is a piglet-specific vaccine, while ReproCyc® PRRS EU is for breeding gilts and sows.
Vetstream, one of the companies behind an initiative to give vets in Africa online access to the latest CPD and point of care information, has called on the veterinary profession to bring redundant IT equipment to the London Vet Show so that it can repurposed for African vets as part of the African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN) project. CloserStill Media, organiser of the London Vet Show, has donated a free stand to the UK-based charity Computers 4 Africa, which prepares the equipment for its new role and ships it out to Africa.