Royal Veterinary College

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Veterinary College
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Newcastle's pioneer restored to former glory

Clement Stephenson is an unfamiliar name to most but he played a pivotal role in the development of UK government veterinary expertise. He also donated large sums of his personal fortune to create a chair of Comparative Pathology and Bacteriology at Durham ... [Published NFU Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

​Feock teen travels to the “Door to Hell” and back for charity

William James, left, with Arthur Keeling, at the Door to Hell, TurkmenistanComments (0)A Feock teen and his mate have been to the “Door to Hell” and back after putting the pedal to the metal for a 10,000 mile rally to Mongolia.William James, 19, from ... [Published This is Cornwall - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Half of dairy herds not tested for BVD in past year

More work is needed in helping farmers tackle bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) in cattle with up to half of farmers admitting they hadn’t tested their herd in the last 12 months, according to a new survey.Farmers also had an inconsistent approach to tackling ... [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: farmer, Infectious, Dairy, Virus
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fish with bold personalities make accurate decisions faster than shy fish

A study led by Dr Andrew King at Swansea University has revealed that the relationship between animal personalities and the way individuals with different personalities make decisions could help social animals have a better chance of survival.‌The research ... [Published Swansea University - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Did Spinosaurus Swim?

SCIENCE/AAAS, IBRAHIM ET AL.An odd carnivorous dinosaur may have been the earliest land animal to adapt to the life aquatic. With flat-bottomed feet for pedaling, dense bones to regulate buoyancy, and retractable nostrils far back in its skull, Spinosaurus ... [Published The Scientist - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bloodroot Ointment Effective Treatment Option for Sarcoids

Equine sarcoids are a good news-bad news kind of condition. The good news: These tumors themselves are typically not life-threatening. The bad news: They often develop on the head, abdomen, and legs, which can interfere with equipment and tack, and they ... [Published Farms.com - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Bloodroot, Ointment, Equine
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ceva launches new training module on feline heart murmurs

:04 in Animal Health Supplier News Ceva Animal Health has announced the launch of a new module for its Cardio Academy training service, covering the clinical significance of heart murmurs in cats. The online seminar will provide guidance as to how to ... [Published Zenopa - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Web-based British study targets laminitis risk factors

in FocusA horse affected by laminitis.A web-based research project aims to take a closer look at management factors that may contribute to the development of laminitis in Britain’s horse and pony population.More than 3000 British horse and pony owners ... [Published HorseTalk.co.nz - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 6 reports

Sheepdog study could lead to herding robots

Sheepdogs use just two simple rules to round up large herds of sheep, according to scientists, a finding that could aid the development of herding robots.Researchers led by Dr Andrew King, of Swansea University, fitted a flock of sheep and a sheepdog ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: sheep, Robotics, Andrew King
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

RCVS honours first veterinary surgeon killed in WW1

The first MRCVS to be killed in the First World War has been honoured with a portrait at the College's offices in Belgravia House - 100 years after his death. The portrait of Lieutenant Vincent Fox, who was from Dundalk, Co Louth, and was an alumnus of ... [Published VetSurgeon.org - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Wildlife Experts Join Forces to Help Curb Infection

Monitoring the health of animals living freely in the wild iscrucial for managing infections that can pass into domestic animaland human populations, experts say.Left to right: Professor RichardKock, Royal Veterinary College, London (Keynote speaker), ... [Published Stackyard - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

09:26 A television star in her chosen field

Amy Clithero is one of the young vets featured in a new BBC series following a group of final-year students at the Royal Veterinary College. She talks to Chris Bond.AT this time of year the heather moorlands that cover the hills rising up from Hebden ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 24 2014]

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"If an owner suspects that their dog could be infected, they should take their pet along to see their vet as soon as possible, as early treatment is always best."
"I'd like to see a robot try and round up a Swaledale sheep that was hiding behind a rock, or get up some of the rocky mountain passes," he said. "For a farmer a sheepdog is a friend. A robot could never replace that friendship."
The study, "Owners' perception of the efficacy of Newmarket bloodroot ointment in treating equine sarcoids" was published in the Canadian Veterinary Journal . http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24982522
"He helped me revise actually. I sat in his kennels whenever I had spare time and he put his head on my lap whilst I read."

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Early recognition and pain management have a ro... [Published Farm Business - Sep 18 2014]
Dog owners warned over sharp rise of deadly par... [Published Scottish Daily Express - Sep 16 2014]
Fish with bold personalities make accurate deci... [Published Swansea University - Sep 16 2014]
Did Spinosaurus Swim? [Published The Scientist - Sep 15 2014]
Tuition hikes flatten as high cost of veterinar... [Published Bridle & Bit - Sep 15 2014]
Bloodroot Ointment Effective Treatment Option f... [Published Farms.com - Sep 12 2014]
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Robodogs? Get the flock out of  here [Published Stock Journal Australia - Sep 12 2014]
Bloodroot Ointment Effective Treatment Option f... [Published TheHorse.com - Sep 10 2014]
Pet insurance fraud highlighted by TV programmes [Published Vetsonline - Sep 10 2014]
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Vets seek assurances over AHVLA privatisations [Published Farming Online - Sep 03 2014]
Ceva launches new training module on feline hea... [Published Zenopa - Sep 02 2014]
AHLVA reveals private lab partners [Published Farming Online - Sep 02 2014]
Developing future leaders of the profession [Published Vetsonline - Sep 02 2014]
Developing the next generation of veterinary le... [Published ePolitix.com - Sep 01 2014]
New CPD module looks at heart murmur in cats [Published VetSurgeon.org - Sep 01 2014]
Ceva's New Cardio Academy Module Discusses The ... [Published VetClick - Aug 30 2014]
Scientific formula found for herding sheep by s... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 29 2014]
News story: British Embassy Harare - Chevening ... [Published Cabinet Office - Aug 29 2014]
Web-based British study targets laminitis risk ... [Published HorseTalk.co.nz - Aug 28 2014]
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