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  • MSD Animal Health’s Big Flea Project Launches Practice Resources

    MSD Animal Health’s Big Flea Project Launches Practice Resources



    MSD Animal Health’s Big Flea Project has launched a range of practice resources in support of the national media launch of the Project’s research results on 10th May. The launch attracted national broadcast and print coverage, building awareness amongst pet owners and encouraging them into veterinary practices. The Big Flea Project results will be announced by Professor Richard Wall, University of Bristol and Wildlife TV presenter Michaela Strachan.

    The practice resources
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  • Veterinary Specialists help paralysed dog walk again

    Veterinary Specialists help paralysed dog walk again



    Bernese Mountain Dog Rahni was referred to the Neurology and Neurosurgery department at Davies Veterinary Specialists (Davies) for investigations when she suffered sudden onset paralysis. The three-year-old family pet had to be carried into the referral hospital as an emergency patient but two weeks later, following diagnosis of a fibrocartilaginous embolism (FCE) and intensive rehabilitation, she was able to walk out, unaided.

    Rahni was out walking with her owners when
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  • Awareness of feline hypertension is low amongst cat owners

    Awareness of feline hypertension is low amongst cat owners



    Recent research amongst cat owners carried out by Ceva Animal Health for Feline Hypertension Month, which runs until the end of May, has revealed that blood pressure is viewed as the most important check a doctor can carry out in older human patients, yet only 20% of owners whose cats are seven years or older say their vet has suggested a blood pressure check1. This is despite the recommendation by ISFM (International Society of Feline Medicine) for vets to perform annual blood pressure...
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  • EHV Survey Participants Win With Zoetis

    EHV Survey Participants Win With Zoetis



    Zoetis Inc. today announced the two lucky winners of their recent Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) Survey prize draw. Vet Philip Jones from North Yorkshire and horse owner Jodie Carr from Londonderry, Northern Ireland are both delighted to have won smart, padded gilets.

    Zoetis ran the two online surveys last month, one for vets and one for horse owners, generating almost 1300 responses. The aim of the survey was to identify the most effective ways, from vet and owner perspectives,
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  • Medivet Unveils Graduate Development Plans for 2019

    Medivet Unveils Graduate Development Plans for 2019



    Medivet is launching a unique Graduate Development Programme which supports newly qualified vets with extensive 1-2-1 in-practice training.

    The comprehensive programme, which starts in August, is designed to deliver tailored coaching and training with experienced vets and will see graduates working off rota, side by side with their mentors in practice for twelve weeks of the year-long course.

    The scheme, devised by Medivet’s Head of Vet Development &
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  • New Big Flea Project Research Results Highlight Need to Re-educate Pet Owners on Flea Prevention



    Today’s launch of the Big Flea Project research results, by University of Bristol’s and MSD Animal Health, reveals that as many as 1 in 4 cats and 1 in 7 dogs studied carry fleas, with Bartonella species found in over 10%. Professor Richard Wall, University of Bristol and Wildlife presenter Michaela Strachan today nationally announce thefindings1. They will emphasise the importance of pet owners seeking advice on prevention from their vets in order to avoid infestation and reduce...
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  • Nurses win big in RCVS Knowledge Awards

    Nurses win big in RCVS Knowledge Awards



    Three individuals have been crowned ‘Knowledge Champions’ and one veterinary team the ‘Champion Practice’ in the 2019 RCVS Knowledge Awards, which this year recognise those who have implemented quality improvement (QI) in practice.

    Veterinary nurses made up half the winners, emphasising their importance to continually enhancing the quality of a practice.

    Vets Now Macclesfield’s nursing team won the practice award for their work on improving general anaesthetic
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  • Davies Nurses kick off VNAM with in-house advanced anaesthesia training

    Davies Nurses kick off VNAM with in-house advanced anaesthesia training



    Six nurses at Davies Veterinary Specialists (Davies) have kicked off Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month by completing their Advanced Anaesthesia Nurse Training.

    Anna Samuels, Cath Dean, Charlotte Ream, Danni Travis, Emily Prejac and Jen Halil (pictured) all committed to 11 months of studying on a tailor-made course, accredited by the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists (AVA) and delivered over 11 months by veterinary anaesthetists at DVS.

    The course, which
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  • Coalition for working horses, donkeys and mules welcomes OIE statement

    Coalition for working horses, donkeys and mules welcomes OIE statement



    On World Donkey Day, the International Coalition for Working Equids (ICWE) welcomed the World Organisation for Animal Health’s (OIE) 3 May statement calling for better implementation of OIE standards to help protect the welfare of donkeys – and the people who rely on them - which are currently at risk due to the global trade in donkey skins, especially in Africa.

    The coalition (comprised of Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA and World Horse Welfare) has been working in
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  • Louise o Dwyer tribute from Bella moss foundation

    Louise o Dwyer tribute from Bella moss foundation



    Ten years ago Louise O Dwyer became a volunteer for the Bella Moss foundation . Not only was she a great veterinary nurse but also a gifted author.

    Louise has a unique talent of taking complex scientific information and making it accessible for the layperson. She has helped thousands of veterinary nurses and veterinary practices battle antimicrobial resistance, and hundreds of pet owners become more aware of what they can do to prevent the spread of disease between humans
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