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29/10/2018

Online sales of horses need closer scrutiny says Blue Cross

A preliminary investigation into the online sale of horses has led national pet charity Blue Cross to call for closer scrutiny of horse sales across the board. In the first instance the charity has issued initial recommendations on how the equine industry can take steps to help reduce potential welfare risks involved with sales. Currently […]

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29/10/2018

New European-wide Postgraduate Qualification in Advanced Small Animal Medicine Launched by Improve International

An accredited General Practitioner Advanced Certificate (GPAdvCert) in Small Animal Medicine has been launched by Improve International aimed at veterinary professionals across Europe who wish to advance their knowledge and diagnostic skills, progress their academic qualifications and gain recognition in their field. It follows the successful launch of Improve’s first GPAdvCert in Small Animal Orthopaedics […]

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18/10/2018

‘For the Love of Dogs’ to be sponsored by YuMOVE

Lintbells has announced that its flagship brand YuMOVE will sponsor ITV’s ‘For the Love of Dogs’. The programme is watched by 18% of the UK’s adult population and will help raise awareness of joint health, bringing the role of pet supplements to the attention of millions of pet owners. The series starts on 31st October […]

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27/09/2018

BVRA conducts first survey of veterinary receptionists salary

The British Veterinary Receptionist Association (BVRA) recently polled its members as part of its first salary and benefits survey.* It has found that most receptionists love their job but many are dissatisfied over levels of pay. The results show that veterinary receptionists generally rate their job satisfaction as ‘high’, with 9% even claiming their job […]

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18/09/2018

Firework fear is an issue for cats too says Lintbells

Cats may be just as likely as dogs to experience firework fear but their owners are less able to recognise the behaviour.1 Cat owners are also less likely to use common techniques adopted by dog owners, such as distraction, to help calm their cat.1 Making cat owners aware of the help available and suggesting fear […]

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