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  • Hot Topics and Key Issues Discussed at VetsSouth

    Hot Topics and Key Issues Discussed at VetsSouth



    Wound management, critical and emergency care and ophthalmology were the crowd-pullers at this year’s VetsSouth, with a lecture on the welfare of brachycephalic breeds by vet and welfare campaigner Emma Milne a popular feature of the extended Nursing stream. Organised by 5m Publishing, VetsSouth offered 27 hours of CPD through the two veterinary streams, together with the two-day nursing stream.

    The conference took place on 6-7 March, at Sandy Park in Exeter with speakers
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  • World First as Pioneering Fish Skin Graft Saves Dog

    World First as Pioneering Fish Skin Graft Saves Dog



    A dog suffering from a seriously infected wound and days from death has been saved by pioneering veterinary surgery involving a fish skin graft. The veterinary team at Skeldale Veterinary Centre, James Herriot’s (Alf Wight’s) former practice, used the fish skin as a ‘biological bandage’ to help the wound to heal and to regenerate skin around the dog’s elbow which had been destroyed by an infection.

    The surgery was carried out in August 2018 and is the first time that
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  • All you need to know about reptiles

    All you need to know about reptiles



    BSAVA Congress 2019 sees the launch of the new edition of the BSAVA Manual of Reptiles. This extensively updated third edition, edited by Simon Girling and Paul Raiti, reflects the increasing sophistication of reptile medicine and surgery and acknowledges the expanding range of reptile species kept as companion animals.

    • Part one covers the husbandry aspects of reptile care, including captive maintenance and nutrition, plus a new chapter dedicated to anatomy and physiology.
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  • Exercise is beneficial for dieting horses confirms new study

    Exercise is beneficial for dieting horses confirms new study



    Next time you decide not to ride because you don’t have much time think again: New research has shown that even 25 minutes of light exercise may benefit your horse’s health, even if it doesn’t result in additional weight loss.

    The study Influence of dietary restriction and low-intensity exercise on weight loss and insulin sensitivity in obese equids was carried out by Nick Bamford and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural
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  • MS Rubric announce the launch of Vantage; a HR support service for business owners across the UK


    MS Rubric, a Bristol-based specialist law and HR firm within the agricultural and veterinary sector, has announced the launch of Vantage, a Human Resource Management (HRM) and Employment Law advisory service. The service has been designed to enable companies to take a proactive approach to managing their workforce, keeping them out of the employment tribunal and providing continued support to help them achieve their goals.

    In the first 3 months of 2018, employment tribunal claims
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  • Emaciated kitten abandoned with message 'Help me please' nursed back to health by Battersea



    An extremely emaciated kitten is being nursed back to health by staff at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home after being found inside a cat carrier with the message, “Help me please”.

    When the cat was brought into Battersea’s London centre, vets weren’t sure if he was alive as he lay in his own faeces in the dirty carrier. Fortunately, he was breathing, but was severely underweight with a very thin coat and a bald tail. Estimated to be around five months old, and with two bowed
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  • How do veterinary drugs get to market? New learning module

    How do veterinary drugs get to market? New learning module



    A veterinary medicine must have a marketing authorisation or meet certain criteria for exemption before it can be marketed in the UK. At the moment, a marketing authorisation can be granted in the European Union via the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Commission, or in the UK via the Veterinary Medicines Directorate. It is still not known what effect Brexit will have on this. If there is a deal, the UK government is exploring the terms on which we could remain part of...
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  • Forthcoming Pet Diabetes webinar

    Forthcoming Pet Diabetes webinar


    Guiding Principles for Pet Diabetes Management
    Grant Petrie MA, VetMB, CertSAC, CertSAM, MRCVS
    27th March 2019
    8.00pm
    Duration: 1 hour including live Q&A

    Diabetes is one of the most common hormonal conditions in first opinion practices, treatment might be challenging for pet owners but can be exceedingly rewarding. With proper care and management, pets with diabetes can have the same lifespan as any other healthy pet. To...
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  • Veterinary Receptionist of the Year announced at BVRA congress

    Veterinary Receptionist of the Year announced at BVRA congress



    After launching its first Veterinary Receptionist of the Year award, earlier this year, the British Veterinary Receptionist Association (BVRA) received over 100 nominations from veterinary staff and clients alike. On Saturday 16th March at the Association’s second annual congress at the Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield, founders Brian Faulkner and Kay Watson-Bray announced the winner – Kendall Clee of Blacks Vets in Dudley.
    Runners-up were Laurie Williams from Vets4Pets, Hereford,
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  • Referral Vets Share Their Expertise at IVC Study Day

    Referral Vets Share Their Expertise at IVC Study Day



    Referral vets from the leading referral centres in the South West came together on 7th March to provide a full day of CPD aimed at first opinion practices.

    A total of 86 vets took part in the event, set at the magnificent De Vere Tortworth Court Hotel in Gloucestershire. The study day involved presentation lectures in the morning, and round table learning in the afternoon. Delegates were also given a Top Tips Handbook to take away after the event for ongoing support.
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