04/11/2019

One month remaining: Agria Pet Insurance has removed the upper-age limit for lifetime insurance as part of its age amnesty initiative

Throughout October and November, award-winning pet insurance provider, Agria, is running an Age Amnesty, in a bid to encourage pet owners to secure lifetime insurance for their furry friends, no matter what their age. With just one month remaining, Agria has already seen significant numbers of pet owners take advantage of the initiative, giving owners […]

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01/11/2019

BSAVA provides Q&A advice on tick-borne encephalitis

With tick-borne encephalitis confirmed for the first time in ticks in the UK earlier this week, the BSAVA has put together a Q&A to give vets an easy reference point to answer any questions from concerned clients. BSAVA President Sue Paterson said: “Tick-borne encephalitis has been detected in small numbers of ticks in Thetford Forest […]

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29/10/2019

BSAVA offers advice on fireworks and pets

Pets are invariably petrified of the loud bangs, whizzing, popping and bright lights generated by fireworks but owners can take some steps to mitigate the distress they may cause. The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) has put together some advice to help owners keep their pets as safe and comfortable as possible during the […]

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07/10/2019

‘Stand up for your profession’ Chief Army Nursing Officer keynote at BSAVA Summit

BSAVA has announced Colonel Alison McCourt OBE ARRC QHN L/QARANC as the keynote speaker on the second day of BSAVA Summit. Colonel McCourt, who was awarded an OBE in the 2015 Operational Honours and Awards list for her outstanding contribution to the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, will kick start day two of BSAVA […]

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03/10/2019

New Xenograft procedure restores Pepe’s vision

Image shows Pepe five months after the operation on his eye

A newly developed type of Xenograft has restored vision in a Chihuahua’s extensively damaged cornea. Pepe was initially diagnosed with a shallow corneal ulcer, but within four days the eye had deteriorated significantly and he was referred as an emergency to the ophthalmology department at Davies Veterinary Specialists (Davies). Initial PresentationImmediate post-operative4-week post-op recheck5 month […]

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