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  • Proud to be a Trustee of National Pet Month 2017

    Proud to be a Trustee of National Pet Month 2017


    National Pet Month (April 1 – May 1 2017) is here again and we’re proud to be a trustee and joint coordinator for this very special event with our friends at the PFMA (Pet Food Manufacturers Association). As part of our role as trustee, it is our responsibility to help the charity to:
    • Promote responsible pet ownership
    • Make people aware of the mutual benefits of living with pets
    • Increase public awareness of the role of pet care specialists
    • Raise awareness of the value of working and
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  • Are we killing our pets with kindness?

    Are we killing our pets with kindness?


    Recognising when a pet is overweight is the top issue vets and vet nurses wish UK pet owners knew about their animals, according to new findings released for National Pet Month (April).

    More than one in five of veterinary professionals (23%) said the number one thing they wished their client knew about their pet was diet-related, with suggestions ranging from considering “Am I feeding them the right food?” to “Pets need a lot less food than we think!”, and “We have to protect
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  • Improve International Moves into Equine CPD with Launch of GP Certificate


    Veterinary CPD provider
    Improve International, working with ESVPS and Harper Adams University, has launched a General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) in Equine Medicine.

    The new modular 18-month programme, which is pending validation as a route to a Postgraduate Certificate (PgC), has been developed with the help of Dr Veronica Roberts MA(Cantab) VetMB MA(Oxon) PGCert(HE) DipECEIM MRCVS, a European and RCVS Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine, who will also act as the Course
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  • ROYAL CANIN® weight management nurse leads by example with London Marathon challenge


    Georgia Woods, ROYAL CANIN® Weight Management Nurse at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital, University of Liverpool, is taking on the ultimate fitness challenge, competing in the London Marathon on 23rd April.

    Her role at the leading veterinary clinic sees her work with a specialist team managing overweight and obese pets, raising awareness about the growing health concern arising from companion animal obesity. Georgia regularly recommends a combination of a ROYAL CANIN weight
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  • Exotis Added to Vetlexicon

    Exotis Added to Vetlexicon


    Vetstream has added ‘Exotis’ to its Vetlexicon digital clinical reference services. Exotis will cover a portfolio of exotic species with content on guinea pigs the first species to be made available.

    Vetstream specialises in the provision of digital reference resources to the veterinary sector with Vetlexicon the world's largest online clinical veterinary reference tool.It offers comprehensive, peer-reviewed digital point-of-care information on the veterinary treatment of dogs
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  • The Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital appoint Senior Clinical Training Scholar


    Daniel Thompson has taken up the post of Senior Clinical Training Scholar at The Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital at the University of Cambridge with the aim of becoming an authority in small animal nutrition. Supported by ROYAL CANIN, his appointment is the second three-year residency the experts in small animal nutrition have sponsored.

    Dan – who joins the Hospital from his previous small animal vet role at Bishops Stortford Veterinary Hospital – will help refine and deliver
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  • AFSCAN Announces 2017 Research and Studentship Awards

    AFSCAN Announces 2017 Research and Studentship Awards


    The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN), a project supported by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association's (WSAVA) Charitable Foundation, has announced the recipients of the 2017 AFSCAN Research and Studentship Awards. The Awards, now in their second year, aim to promote small animal clinical research relevant to the African continent and to facilitate the training and development of veterinary students and academics working in Africa.

    AFSCAN Research Awar
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  • Cornish vets Penmellyn presented with BestUKVets 2017 award

    Cornish vets Penmellyn presented with BestUKVets 2017 award


    On the 29th March, this year’s overall winner of the BestUKVets 2017 award, Penmellyn Vets in St Columb Major, based in Cornwall, was presented with their trophy by the founder of VetHelpDirect, Susie Samuel. This was a proud moment for everyone at the practice and it was fantastic to see so many of their devoted clients in attendance to share this special moment with them

    During her presentation speech, Susie highlighted the tremendous effort that the clinic obviously made
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  • Virbac Launches VETERINARY HPM™ Clinical Diets

    Virbac Launches VETERINARY HPM™ Clinical Diets


    Following the successful launch of the VETERINARY HPM Lifestage Diets last year, Virbac has announced the arrival of VETERINARY HPM Clinical Diets. The VETERINARY HPM Clinical Diets are based on a formulation high in protein and low in carbohydrate, of which 90% of the protein is of animal origin, providing clinical nutrition closest to the needs of dogs and cats as carnivores.

    The range provides advanced nutritional management through its innovative Veterinary Global Care...
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  • Download the new BSAVA Congress App now

    Download the new BSAVA Congress App now


    With one week left until BSAVA Congress opens, delegates can download a free app to make the most of their event experience.

    The full lecture programme, exhibitor listings and an interactive map are all included. Delegates can search for speakers, build a personal schedule to plan their time in advance and send lecture feedback afterwards.

    For the first time the easy-to-use app, sponsored by Royal Canin, will include live notifications during Congress to ensure delegates
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