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  • Virbac supports the Cambridge Equine Veterinary Society

    Virbac supports the Cambridge Equine Veterinary Society



    Virbac are delighted to sponsor the Cambridge Equine Veterinary Society for the academic year 2017/18. The student group from Cambridge University have an exciting series of extra-mural events arranged for the next two terms, covering key topics of veterinary interest.

    Founded by veterinarian Pierre-Richard Dick, Virbac is well-known for its commitment to education and training. ‘Through sponsorship of the Cambridge Equine Veterinary Society we are proud to be supporting
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  • Susanna Ballinger wins the Virbac prize of £200 worth of Fairfax and Favor vouchers



    Susanna Ballinger of Ballinger Equine in Hertfordshire had an unexpected bonus whilst visiting the recent BEVA Congress, held in Liverpool.

    Having correctly answered the questions on the growing Virbac Equine Range in the Virbac BEVA Congress competition, Susanna was then picked at random from other correct entries to win the £200 of Fairfax & Favor vouchers

    The vouchers were presented to a delighted Susanna by Virbac Territory Sales Manager Rachel Sainsbury.
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  • Free poster warning of the risk of antifreeze poisoning in cats

    Free poster warning of the risk of antifreeze poisoning in cats



    It is a sad fact that, with the arrival of winter comes an increase in the number of cats poisoned by antifreeze.

    Most antifreeze solutions (often used in cars in the winter) are based on a product called ethylene glycol. Ethylene glycol is very toxic to all animals when ingested, causing rapid and frequently fatal injury to the kidneys.

    Cats are particularly susceptible due to their specialised metabolism. Cats only need to drink a teaspoon or
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  • ROYAL CANIN® to host free weight management webinar

    ROYAL CANIN® to host free weight management webinar



    The festive season can be a problematic time when it comes to weight management. Royal Canin® is tackling the topic with free webinar entitled ‘Tis the season to be eating’.

    Hosted on Tuesday 5th December at 8.00pm, the webinar aims to address the issues around weight management at Christmas and gives hints and tips on how to avoid the ‘slippery slope’ of weight gain.

    Royal Canin® Weight Management Clinic Nurse at the University of Liverpool, Georgia Woods
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  • Vets enjoy ‘happening’ ISFM Feline Congress in Thailand

    Vets enjoy ‘happening’ ISFM Feline Congress in Thailand



    Almost 400 vets travelled to the island of Phuket in Thailand to attend the International Society of Feline Medicine’s Asia-Pacific Feline Congress, from 7–9 November, for what one delegate described as ‘the most happening Asia-Pacific Congress so far’.

    Run in partnership with the Centre for Veterinary Education at the University of Sydney and with the support of the Thai Society of Feline Practitioners, the congress attracted vets from 30 different countries, with the
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  • Ceva launches new FELIWAY and ADAPTIL Christmas marketing pack

    Ceva launches new FELIWAY and ADAPTIL Christmas marketing pack



    Christmas can be a stressful time for pets with strangers visiting the house, noisy gatherings, changes to routine and lots of loud noises such as party poppers and fireworks.

    With this in mind, Ceva Animal Health has launched a
    FLYWAYand ADAPTIL Christmas marketing pack to help highlight festive stress factors amongst pet owners focusing on the difference between how owners and pets perceive festivities.

    The marketing pack features an eye-catching poster,...
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  • New Chair for WSAVA One Health Committee

    New Chair for WSAVA One Health Committee



    US veterinarian Professor Michael (Mike) Lappin has been elected as the Chair of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA’s) One Health Committee (OHC). The OHC works to ensure the prominence of the small companion animal–human interface in the global One Health agenda.

    Mike Lappin is the Kenneth W Smith Professor and directs the Center for Companion Animal Studies in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University in the USA. He takes over
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  • Jurox launches expert guidelines for rabbit anaesthesia

    Jurox launches expert guidelines for rabbit anaesthesia



    Jurox (UK) Ltd, manufacturer of Alfaxan® for dogs, cats and pet rabbits, has further demonstrated its investment in educational initiatives for veterinary professionals by launching an informative booklet covering expert guidelines for rabbit anaesthesia.

    The ‘Considerations for Anaesthetising Rabbits’ expert panel guidelines booklet has been produced following the inaugural rabbit anaesthesia roundtable meeting in June 2017, which featured a panel of leading experts discussing
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  • Vets4pets launch fourth annual pet welfare report

    Vets4pets launch fourth annual pet welfare report


    The Vet Report 2017 front cover

    The fourth annual Vet Report, examining the latest key insights and issues in pet health and welfare, has been launched at the London Vet Show.

    The publication, from Vets4Pets, aims to support clinical research and raise awareness and understanding of current affairs in the veterinary and pet world, amongst pet owners and the general public.

    This year’s report has authors from across the veterinary profession and explores
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  • ROYAL CANIN® to focus on the weight management journey in latest webinar

    ROYAL CANIN® to focus on the weight management journey in latest webinar



    ROYAL CANIN® is giving veterinary professionals the opportunity to view the journey of weight management from three different perspectives in its latest webinar. Hosted by ROYAL CANIN’S Weight Management Clinic Nurse, Georgia Woods RVN CertCFVHNut PHC, the webinar is running on Tuesday 13th June at 8pm and will explore weight management from a patient, owner and nurse/vet perspective.

    ‘The Three Key Perspectives of Weight Management’ webinar will cover subjective and objective...
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