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General

NOAH paper aims to give clarity to important antibiotics debate

Jan 20, 2017 / General

The National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) has prepared a briefing document for veterinary surgeons to help clarify what antibiotic classes should be considered as critically important antibiotics – those classified as such by scientific assessment by the European Medi...

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RSPCA Reveal Their Funniest Calls

Jan 19, 2017 / General

The RSPCA receive one call every 27 seconds and while many are heartbreaking, occasionally they can provide some comic relief.

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Small Animal

Don’t forget about vulnerable …

Jan 13, 2017 / Small Animal

As temperatures start to drop, vets are warning owners not to forget about small pets such as rabbits and guinea pigs that usually live outdoors yet are vulnerable to the cold and damp despite their furry coats.

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Study Underlines That Ticks Pr…

Jan 10, 2017 / Small Animal

A study carried out by The University of Salford and sponsored by Merial has found that ticks present a risk all year round. Researchers found that ticks continued to quest in woodlands throughout the year, even during the coldest months and ticks could also be detected...

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Practice Matters

Newly unveiled device offers 1…

Jan 20, 2017 / Practice Matters

AniPOC Limited is an early stage biotechnology company developing and commercialising portable point-of-care (POC) diagnostic tests for rapid in-clinic diagnosis of diseases affecting companion animals.  With an initial focus on anaemia, diabetes and other endocrine disorders.

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BVNA Communication Portal Offe…

Jan 18, 2017 / Practice Matters

The latest polls (5&6) on the BVNA members' forum asked VNs for their experiences when it comes to giving advice on pets to clients, nurse consulting, and whether they offer advice on certain clinical conditions as a VN within their practice.

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Equine

Rossdales To Share Equine Tend…

Jan 19, 2017 / Equine

The digital equine flexor tendon sheath remains an enigma to many practicing vets but Rossdales Equine Veterinary Hospital is hoping to provide enlightenment.  It has organised a one-day, BEVA-approved CPD course on the investigation and management of disorders of the d...

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Three awe-inspiring people sho…

Dec 09, 2016 / Equine

Three remarkable individuals have been shortlisted for the prestigious National Equine Forum (NEF) Sir Colin Spedding Award 2017. The award is presented annually to an outstanding and as yet unrecognised individual or organisation that has made an important contribution...

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Surgery and Theatre Equipment

Freelance Surgical Become the …

Dec 23, 2016 / Surgery and Theatre Equipment

Revealed at this year’s London Vet Show, The SonoCure system is a revolutionary ultrasonic aspirating surgical device designed exclusively for a growing range of applications in soft tissue, spinal and neuro small-animal surgery. The device can greatly reduce surgeon st...

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Woodley Equipment launches InS…

Dec 01, 2016 / Surgery and Theatre Equipment

Woodley Equipment Company launches a true 5 part differential laser Haematology Analyser including Reticulocytes.

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Large Animal

10% fall in UK antibiotic sale…

Jan 13, 2017 / Large Animal

A 10% reduction in sales of antibiotics for use in food-producing animals in the UK has been described as ‘very encouraging’ by RUMA, the agricultural and food industry alliance which promotes responsible use of medicines in farm animals. ...

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New Company Launched to Tackle…

Jan 11, 2017 / Large Animal

PBD Biotech Ltd, a company specialising in novel bacteriophage-based diagnostic technology in the field of veterinary and agricultural diagnostics, has been established. PBD Biotech will aim to Use new technology to transform veterinary diagnostics. ...

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