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  • Vets unite behind pet parasite action campaign

    Vets unite behind pet parasite action campaign



    TV and radio presenter Jenni Falconer and Merial vet Mike Woodhouse at the Pet Parasite Action radio day

    The Pet Parasite Action is now in full swing backed by over 1400 vet practices around the UK. Lynda Maris, NexGard™ Spectra Product Manager says that the campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the rising threat from ticks and lungworm, as well as other parasites that can endanger the health of pets and their owners such as Toxocara, is reaching millions of pet owners....
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  • Veterinary recommendation in the face of severe parvovirus outbreaks

    Veterinary recommendation in the face of severe parvovirus outbreaks



    Recent reports in the veterinary press* have highlighted a possible severe strain of parvovirus affecting dogs around Hampstead Heath and Regent’s Park. This is a potentially fatal and highly contagious disease that could very easily spread and veterinary recommendation rightly centres round increasing the level of vaccination in the local dog population. However, a new product called PooGuard provides another means of helping to reduce the spread of infection locally.

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  • BCF release new small animal echocardiographic measurement videos

    BCF release new small animal echocardiographic measurement videos



    BCF Technology have released a short, free ‘how-to’ video series describing the techniques required to make some of the more-commonly-used echocardiographic measurements for first opinion small animal practitioners. The videos, by BCF in-house vet Ben Sullivan BVSc MRCVS, give an excellent ‘step-by-step’ guide for each of the measurements covered (LA:Ao ratio, EPSS and EF) to enable viewers to get even more from their ultrasound equipment.

    BCF in-house vet Ben Sullivan...
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  • Slovenian Veterinarian to Receive the 2017 WSAVA Meritorious Service Award

    Slovenian Veterinarian to Receive the 2017 WSAVA Meritorious Service Award



    Professor Bojan Zorko from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, is to receive the 2017 World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Award for Meritorious Service in recognition of the role he has played in developing the veterinary profession in the country. The Award will be made during this year’s WSAVA World Congress, which takes place from 25-28 September in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Bojan Zorko, a Specialist in Canine and Feline Medicine, is Professor of Veterinary
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  • Vetstream, WSAVA Foundation and DoveLewis Extend Partnership to Support Veterinarians in Developing Countries



    Veterinary digital specialist Vetstream and DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital have announced an extension to their partnership to enhance veterinary education in a group of developing countries in Asia by delivering content from DoveLewis’ respected web-based professional training program, atdove.org, to veterinarians and students free of charge in some Asian countries. This new partnership builds on an existing collaboration between the two companies which has made DoveLewis’ educational...
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  • VMD newsletter and details about gabapentin on the illicit drugs market.

    VMD newsletter and details about gabapentin on the illicit drugs market.

    Police Scotland have highlighted a possible increase in the use of Gabapentin on the illicit drugs market. Gabapentin is a human epilepsy medicine. It may only be used for the treatment of animals under prescription from a veterinary surgeon.

    OVERALL ENFORCEMENT FACTS AND FIGURES


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  • Saddle Research Trust Scholarship 2017 award winner announced

    Saddle Research Trust Scholarship 2017 award winner announced



    Rebecca Howsam, who has a degree in Equestrian Psychology and Sports Science, has won the first scholarship to be awarded by the Saddle Research Trust (SRT). The scholarship attracted applicants from around the world including candidates from Australia, New Zealand, Finland, USA, Czech Republic and Spain.

    Rebecca has just been awarded a first class honours degree from Nottingham Trent University. Her final year dissertation investigated the effects of different saddle
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  • Blue Cross therapy pony helps sick and disabled children

    Blue Cross therapy pony helps sick and disabled children



    A big-hearted former Blue Cross pony, who was part of a herd used for vaccine research in a former life, is now helping hundreds of unwell and disabled children. He has even inspired his owner to set up a riding school for children with disabilities and special needs. Dillon, a 24-year-old chestnut pony was rehomed by paediatric chiropractor Alison Ramseier nearly 16 years ago and she first noticed his magic touch with children when her young patients would walk past his stable and
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  • ISFM comes of age

    ISFM comes of age



    The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) came of age in 2017. Launched in 1996, it has grown and developed and this year celebrates its 21st birthday. It was first brought to life as the European Society of Feline Medicine (ESFM) by its parent charity, then called the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB), and became ISFM in 2010. FAB also underwent a metamorphosis to become International Cat Care in 2013.

    When first launched, the Society published a slim quarterly newsletter
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  • BOVA UK Appoints Two Sales Managers

    BOVA UK Appoints Two Sales Managers



    Left to right: Victoria Dawson and Emma Jones with the stallion Royaldik who is currently standing at stud at B&W Equine

    BOVA UK, the first veterinary sterile specials facility of its kind in the UK, has appointed two Sales Managers. Emma Jones and Victoria Dawson bring a strong combination of experience in veterinary pharmacology, sales and veterinary nursing to enhance support for practices in the complex field of specials medications.

    BOVA UK was granted
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