29/05/2018

AFSCAN Announces 2018 Research and Studentship Awards

Dr Willy Mwangi The African Small Companion Animal Network (AFSCAN), a project supported by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s (WSAVA) Charitable Foundation, has announced the recipients of the 2018 AFSCAN Research and Studentship Awards.  Now in their third year, the Awards promote small animal clinical research relevant to the African continent and facilitate the […]

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18/04/2018

SPVS and VMG are holding a one-day course, The Consulting Nurse, in Betchworth near Gatwick on 17th May 2018

Brian Faulkner will share top tips from his vet consultation courses reworked for nurses and, together with Clare Hemmings, consider the content, design and marketing of nurse consultations. Brian will look at the different types of nurse consultation and explore common issues and the communication strategies which will deal with each. The theory is brought […]

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17/04/2018

Hope springs eternal for Blue Cross April

April Blue Cross is hoping that April’s namesake month will prove to be her lucky charm. The little chestnut pony was battling the odds for survival when she was taken in by the animal welfare charity as a pitifully underweight, parasite-infested yearling. Now, three years on she has a spring in her step and is […]

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17/04/2018

EVJ explores the science and ethics of embryology

Embryology is a hotly contested subject across numerous species as it raises some difficult moral questions. The Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) aims to shed light on its role in equine reproduction with a special focus section in the May issue. Four research papers examine some of the latest methods, protocols and success factors involving embryo […]

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10/04/2018

Equal Access to Veterinary Therapeutics and Companion Animal Welfare top WSAVA’s 2018 Agenda, says President-Elect during BSAVA

Shane Ryan A campaign to create equal access to veterinary therapeutics globally and the launch of its Global Guidelines for Companion Animal Welfare are the WSAVA’s priorities for 2018, according to President-Elect Dr Shane Ryan. Dr Ryan outlined its plans during a briefing at BSAVA Congress on Friday 6 April.  He also announced that the […]

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