20/09/2019

XLVets aims to support vet nurses in leadership roles within the community

Lyndsay Hughes RVN MBVNA Lyndsay Hughes RVN MBVNA, Operations & Nursing Manager at Drove Veterinary Hospital in Swindon, is putting in place a programme of support for veterinary nurses in leadership roles. The group is open to head and senior nurses across the XLVets community and will initially gather online. The membership is currently being […]

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18/09/2019

nutravet offer free marketing materials for authorised practices ahead of fireworks night

To help authorised veterinary practices support pet owners during fireworks season, nutravet has made available a range of free marketing materials to raise awareness of their high-quality, fast acting calming supplement, nutracalm. During autumn, stress in pets is a common reason for pet owners to worry and visit their vet and nutravet’s free marketing materials, […]

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18/09/2019

Knowledge of lungworm still low amongst dog owners

Image shows the recent pop up cafe to highlight the risk of lungworm

A new survey exploring dog owners’ understanding of lungworm has found that there are still significant knowledge gaps around the parasite.  While half (52%) of dog owners are aware of lungworm, 39% admitted they don’t know exactly what it is, and a further 1 in 10, mostly younger respondents, were unaware of lungworm entirely. A […]

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17/09/2019

Broad Lane Vets celebrate 50 years of practice

This photo shows the vet practice team outside the front of the practice

The team outside the main practice site Coventry based Broad Lane Vets are proud to be celebrating 50 years of independent practice. Established by Roy Hands in 1969, 95-year-old Roy will be guest of honour at the practice’s 50th birthday party celebrations!  A family run practice, Roy was joined by his sister Hazel soon after […]

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11/09/2019

XLVets extends invitation to attend its national meetings

Picture shows veterinary professionals completing archery as an activity at a previous XLVets national meeting

The XLVets national meetings include an activity – last year members of the vet team were able to try archery.  XLVets, the community of independent vet practices, is to host three national meetings in September and October and is inviting independent vets who want to understand the benefits it offers to come along to the […]

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