veterinary

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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04/10/2019

SPILLERS™ funds PhD student to advance laminitis research

SPILLERS™, via the brand’s science arm THE WALTHAM™ Equine Studies Group, is assisting with funding a PhD student to support research into evidence-based biomarkers to help identify animals at risk of developing pasture-associated laminitis. Ultimately the researchers hope the work will improve animal welfare by allowing for timely preventative interventions. Ashley Ward, who was appointed […]

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04/10/2019

Pet Blood Bank UK offers free blood products to veterinary charities

Pet Blood Bank UK is pleased to announce that they are now offering free* canine blood products to veterinary charities across the UK. Like people, sick and injured animals may need blood transfusions and, in many cases, blood transfusions can save a pet’s life. As part of their commitment to advancing animal health and welfare, […]

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30/09/2019

Vets can lead best practice with ground-breaking point of care UTI test

Image shows the Test and Treat kit

A new urine test, U-Treat, has been developed by British scientist Ron Turner and could change how vets approach cases of suspected urinary infections in dogs and cats. The technology is launching in veterinary practice and has potential to cross over into human medicine. The patient-side test identifies urinary tract infection (UTI) and the best […]

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