Publication: Vetsonline

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

RVC research on canine epilepsy sheds light on distressing condition

The study by the college’s canine epilepsy clinic sought to find out why some dogs respond well to treatment, and become seizure-free, while others continue to have seizures long term.It analysed patient data from six years of medical history taken from ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Epilepsy, Seizures, Drugs, Owner
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Emergency care provider's success with heatstroke campaign

Realising many dog owners still weren't fully aware of the dangers of leaving their dogs in cars during the warmer weather, the out-of-hours and emergency veterinary team came up with a plan to drive the message home .The company – which has 52 emergency ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Material for vets to help spread anti-puppy farm message

Made in conjunction with vet Marc Abraham , the film has been created as part of a call on the veterinary profession to help clamp down on the puppy farming trade. There is also literature and information vets can use.The material, said The Kennel Club, ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

ECC congress features diverse programme for vet surgeons and their teams

The congress takes place in Harrogate on November 13 and 14 and and offers “ cutting edge, challenging, accessible and affordable CPD. "Vets Now head of clinical development Wendy Busby said it would give all veterinary practitioners a great  opportunity ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Charity gets go-ahead for first canine breast cancer detection trial

It has spent the past 18 months preparing an application to the Buckingham NHS Trust ethics committee for permission to begin the trial, which will use breath samples collected from volunteers in Buckinghamshire.The charity, set up in 2007, has established ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Honorary degrees for farming and animal health high achievers

At the ceremony – due to take place on September 19 – degrees will be given to the president of the National Farmers' Union (NFU) Meurig Raymond , chief veterinary officer (CVO) for Wales Christianne Glossop and chief executive of Frontier Agriculture ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Vet charity’s expert team helps guide dog return to work

Buntie, a six-year-old black Labrador, was successfully treated by the Animal Health Trust (AHT) in Suffolk after losing the use of her legs.The loss of physical strength had made it impossible for the guide dog to carry out any of her usual duties and ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Young vets happy with career choice, but need support with practice work

However, as young vets move from their studies into practice, the British Veterinary Association (BVA)’s Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey suggests young vets may need support as the reality of working in practice kicks in. The news comes as BBC ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Vet joins fight to get animals in circuses banned

The call comes following the release of footage by Animal Defenders International (ADI), which shows big cats pacing up and down the cages of their beast wagon at one of the two remaining circuses to perform with such acts in Britain.Author, conservationist ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Google poses threat to nation's pets

Four in 10 vets said owners’ online research was unhelpful, with only 6% of pet vets finding it helpful.The BVA’s Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey of nearly 700 vets working with companion animals also reveals skin conditions are the most common ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Veterinary nurses urged to help dog pound in Asia

International Aid for the Protection and Welfare of Animals (IAPWA) took over the running of the pound in Kota Kinabalu, northern Borneo in July.It has introduced more humane methods of catching stray dogs and organises neutering campaigns and basic veterinary ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Vet students win accolades for dedication to university life

The award, organised by the titular animal health company, is now in its 20th year. Winners are selected from nominations from fellow classmates for the student contributing most to life at the veterinary faculty over the period of the course.This year’s ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 15 2014]

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Head of clinical operations at Vets Now Laura Playforth said: "Sadly, our vets see a lot of cases of heatstroke in dogs during the summer months. It’s particularly devastating as it’s so easily avoided and can often result in the tragic loss of a beloved pet."
The Kennel Club secretary Caroline Kisko said: "We need to raise awareness among puppy buyers about the importance of not buying from rogue dealers, who are making money at the expense of their dogs’ welfare."
Harper Adams vice-chancellor David Llewellyn said each of the recipients have made an "outstanding contribution" to their "respective industries and organisations and to wider society”."
"It may be nice for the public to see them, but they should understand it is not nice for the poor big cats ."

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Material for vets to help spread anti-puppy far... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 26 2014]
ECC congress features diverse programme for vet... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 26 2014]
Charity gets go-ahead for first canine breast c... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 22 2014]
Honorary degrees for farming and animal health ... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 21 2014]
Vet charity’s expert team helps guide dog retur... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 21 2014]
Young vets happy with career choice, but need s... [Published Vetsonline - Aug 20 2014]
Vet joins fight to get animals in circuses banned [Published Vetsonline - Aug 19 2014]
Veterinary nurses urged to help dog pound in Asia [Published Vetsonline - Aug 18 2014]
Dr Google poses threat to nation's pets [Published Vetsonline - Aug 18 2014]
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