22/07/2019

XLVets offers Day One competency training for Final Year Students

Day One Competency

XLVets will run its annual Day One competency CPD for final year veterinary students at Conference Aston, Birmingham on 9th and 10th November. The event has an agenda based on survey feedback from students about what they most need to know – namely how to deal with emergencies, both from a clinical and communication perspective, […]

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19/07/2019

XLVets Announce Latest Member

The membership of XLVets has been further strengthened as Daleside Veterinary Group of Wrexham, becomes the latest practice to join the community of like-minded, autonomous, veterinary owned businesses.   Daleside are a mixed practice with three surgeries in Wrexham, Deeside and Penyffordd. They are a talented team of 21 vets; focussing on Small Animal care and […]

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15/07/2019

New study combining physics and biology sheds fresh light on hoof growth

New collaborative work between researchers in equine medicine, maths, physics and stem cell biology has resulted in a clearer understanding of how equine hooves grow and how abnormal hoof shapes may develop. The lead author Dr Cyril Rauch said: “With new scientific inputs from physics, mathematics and biology, this study provides an entirely new paradigm […]

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09/07/2019

Pet Blood Donation – Joint Effort To Raise Awareness

Vets4Pets is working alongside the charity Pet Blood Bank UK to raise awareness of pet blood donation amongst UK dog owners, as the charity reports that its stocks of blood tend to diminish throughout the summer months.  In order to gauge awareness of pet blood donation, the national veterinary group carried out a consumer survey […]

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13/02/2018

Pioneering vets use groundbreaking heart procedure to save French Bulldog puppy

Pioneering cardiologists at Davies Veterinary Specialists have used a groundbreaking heart procedure to save the life of a French Bulldog puppy. The four-month-old bitch was diagnosed with severe and deteriorating pulmonic stenosis. A conventional balloon valvuloplasty had failed so Davies Cardiology Specialist Pedro Oliveira and his team opted to implant a metal stent across the […]

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