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When marketing meets finance
VMA Finance for Marketers, Wednesday 14th June 2017
If you deal with finance as part of your job as a marketer, then this one day workshop could be just what you need.
Course director Richard Staszkiewicz is a chartered accountant and regular finance lecturer at the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
The chair for this course will be Graham Dick of K.A. Veterinary Services Ltd and former head of Bayer Animal Health in the UK and Ireland. Graham will use...
Focus on Practice Finance - BRAND NEW EVENT FOR 2017
SPVS and VPMA will dedicate a day to practice finance and profitability, with a wealth of different speakers spread across two streams, accommodating different levels of knowledge and experience. One stream will be aimed at those new to a finance role who want a better understanding of such things as KPIs and Management Accounts while the other will be an in depth look at how practices can lift their bottom line.
The day, at Leicester City Football Club on 21...
From the BSAVA Congress exhibition floor
BSAVA Congress continues to be the place to unveil innovations as hundreds of exhibitors enjoyed thousands of face-to-face conversations with delegates in the Barclaycard Arena.
The exhibitor village saw the launch of new companies, brands, products, services and systems, with many innovative new ways for the industry to engage with the veterinary profession, and it continues to be a vital resource for all involved, including the BSAVA itself.
Below is a summary...
Cat Welfare Award recognises Pei Su from ACTAsia
International Cat Care was delighted to award Pei Su from ACTAsia with the International Cat Care Cat Welfare Award during this year’s Ceva Animal Welfare Awards on 5th April in Birmingham. The Award recognises the charity teams, charity vets and staff and volunteers who do so much to improve animal welfare.
Pei Su founded ACTAsia in 2006, a registered non-profit organisation with staff and volunteers working from offices in China and other parts of the world. Many of its staff,...
‘New technologies and their influence on the profession’
This year’s BSAVA press conference brought together a panel of experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges of integrating new technologies into veterinary practice and how to ensure that animal welfare remains the top priority, coinciding with a recent RCVS consultation on the topic of telemedicine and new technology.
From wearable heart rate monitors to clinical investigations over the internet, new technology is going to transform the way that veterinary services are...
Referral Hospital Awarded Gold Standard for Cat Care
Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists, a small animal referral hospital in Alton, Hampshire, has been awarded a Gold Standard for the way it cares for its feline patients from the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM), the veterinary division of feline charity International Cat Care. IFSM runs an international programme called Cat Friendly Clinic, which rates practices and veterinary hospitals as Bronze, Silver or Gold in terms of the 'cat-friendliness' of the environment they offer....
Vets Urged to Take Proactive Role in Tackling Hereditary Disease
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has called on vets to take a proactive role in tackling hereditary disease and to advise breeders on the tests available to them before they breed from their animals.Speaking at a press briefing during BSAVA Congress 2017, Dr Cathryn Mellersh, Head of Canine Genetics at the Animal Health Trust and a member of the WSAVA Hereditary Disease Committee, also urged vets not to shy away from telling owners if they have made a bad choice to try to deter...
Paddock Wood Vet to add to his £14,000 Charity Boost with Fifth London Marathon
A vet from Paddock Wood, near Maidstone, in Kent will add to the £14,000 he has already raised for charities when he participates in the London Marathon for fifth time on Sunday 23 April 2017.Mr Rob Everitt, an assistant vet at Putlands Veterinary Surgery, will, this year, be fundraising for Alzheimer’s Research and has already raised more than £2,000 in sponsorship for the charity.He has previously raised funds for charities which carry out research into multiple sclerosis.
Keep microchip database details up to date, before it’s too late
Two in five (44%) vets cannot reunite stray dogs with their owners due to incorrect information on the microchip database reveals the British Veterinary Association one year on from the introduction of compulsory microchipping for dogs in England, Scotland and Wales (6 April 2016).
BVA’s Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey found that seven in ten vets believe more than three quarters of dogs they see are now microchipped. However, a microchipped dog with incorrect contact...
Rabbit Awareness Week
Organised by Burgess Pet Care and now in its 11th year, Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) is dedicated to promoting the welfare needs of rabbits through a range of events and activities. Thanks to the involvement of veterinary practices and official partners including Agria Pet Insurance, RSPCA, PDSA, The Blue Cross, Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund (RWAF) and Wood Green The Animals Charity, RAW brings together the collective expertise and influence of everyone involved to educate rabbit owners;...
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