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  • Medivet Student Award Winners Announced

    Medivet Student Award Winners Announced


    Nicole Pitulia - Edinburgh Student Award winner
    Credit Norrie Russell


    Medivet has announced the winners of a competition among fifth year veterinary students who have undertaken EMS placements at the company’s practices across the UK. The company offered a monetary prize and a certificate for the best case study of a patient the student saw during their EMS period. In writing the case study, they were asked to reflect on what the case taught them. Did it for instance, alert...
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  • ISFM to hold first annual conference just for veterinary nurses

    ISFM to hold first annual conference just for veterinary nurses



    The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) is to hold its first ever annual conference dedicated to feline veterinary nursing. Being held on 15th September in Stratford-upon-Avon, the conference will cover a range of stimulating feline-specific topics, delivered by a panel of expert speakers.

    The day is being sponsored by Ceva, Hill’s and Petplan and will take the format of nine presentations, providing 5 hours of CPD. The topics being covered include, dietary
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  • Blue Cross comment on Dressage NZ's ruling on over-tight nosebands

    Blue Cross comment on Dressage NZ's ruling on over-tight nosebands

    Rosie Mogford, Blue Cross senior horse rehoming manager, said: “Blue Cross welcomes the news from Dressage New Zealand who are reported to be ruling to prevent over-tightening of horses’ nosebands in competition.

    Our charity believes it should never be common practice to use pain as a means of control, particularly as the principles of dressage are predicated on harmony and lightness. Tack i.e. bit, bridle and curb chain should not be so tight that is uncomfortable on initial fitting.
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  • Seresto® collar granted prestigious Easy to Give status

    Seresto® collar granted prestigious Easy to Give status



    Bayer’s innovative POM-V flea and tick collar, Seresto, has been awarded Easy to Give status by feline charity International Cat Care.

    The award, which recognises pharmaceutical products that make giving medication to cats easier, was awarded to Seresto due to its simple mode of application, long period of efficacy and unique safety mechanism, making it an ideal choice for efficacious flea and tick prevention.

    Seresto provides up to 8 months of protection
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  • ISFM European congress huge hit in sunny Sorrento

    ISFM European congress huge hit in sunny Sorrento



    The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) welcomed over 500 vets from 35 countries to its Feline Veterinary Congress in the beautiful town of Sorrento, on Italy’s famous Amalfi coast.

    The scientific programme covered two themes: urology and oncology, with talks from renowned experts in these fields. Also on offer were three in-depth masterclasses and five sponsor-lead symposia. Running alongside this scientific programme was a busy commercial exhibition where
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  • “full house”

    “full house”

    The BVNA Council will be returned to full strength at its October AGM. At that meeting, Council will recommend to its members two Council members to join the Officer team – Jo Hinde as nominee for Junior Vice President and Jo Oakden the nominee for Honorary Secretary. Wendy Nevins said:

    “A return to a full complement of Officers is really welcome. Our previous post holders stepped down for family and work reasons but the workload we face, representing members’ interests as an Association
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  • International Cat Care recognises companies with cat commitment

    International Cat Care recognises companies with cat commitment


    Pictured are award winners Zoetis

    At its Annual Awards ceremony at Church House in London on 13thJuly, International Cat Care (iCatCare) made special recognition to those companies and individuals which have made a real difference to cats in the past twelve months. This included the presentation of four new ‘Easy to Give’ awards and three new ‘Cat Friendly’ awards.

    Easy to Give Award Winners 2018
    The Easy to Give Awards, set up by the charity’s veterinary
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  • MDC Exports receive award for ‘Innovations in Humane Cat Population Management’



    As part of its 60th birthday celebrations, International Cat Care presented a special award to Melvyn Driver of MDC Exports for ‘Innovations in Humane Cat Population Management’. Presented at the charity’s Annual Awards ceremony at Church House in London on 13th July, the charity wanted to recognise the huge impact which MDC Exports’ products have made in facilitating humane Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR) projects internationally, with their range of cat traps, cat restrainers and cat...
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  • Veterinary nurses recognised for educational excellence

    Veterinary nurses recognised for educational excellence


    Diploma Award Winner Margaret Fry

    International Cat Care (iCatCare) alongside its veterinary division the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) was delighted to announce the winners of its ISFM Distance Education Awards for nurses at its prestigious Annual Awards ceremony in London on 13thJuly.

    The 'Recognition of Achievement' awards, sponsored by Royal Canin, are presented to the students who have gained the highest level of attainment on the charity’s
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  • International Cat Care celebrates 60th birthday at its Annual Awards

    International Cat Care celebrates 60th birthday at its Annual Awards


    Guests enjoying the fabulous Westminster location of Church House

    International Cat Care’s Annual Award Ceremony took place at the prestigious Church House in Westminster, London on 13thJuly. The annual event celebrates the achievements of the charity and plays homage to those individuals and companies who have shown a real commitment and dedication to improving the health and welfare of cats.

    This year’s awards also celebrated the charity’s 60thbirthday and were
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