Publication: Vetsonline

First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Pet insurance claims on the rise

The cost of owning a cat or dog has been highlighted by the latest figures from the Association of British Insurers, which show the average claim made on pet insurance has topped £600.Last year, pet insurers paid £478 million mainly to cover veterinary ... [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Fox cubs find a calming influence at wildlife hospital

The Wildlife Aid Foundation (WAF) in Leatherhead deals with more than 20,000 wildlife emergencies every year and aims to return every patient to the wild once it has recovered.Its staff use canine veterinary behaviour product Adaptil, made by Ceva Animal ... [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman faces charges for neglect at animal sanctuary

Lindsay Newell , 27, of Stapenhill, appeared at Stafford Magistrates' Court yesterday and denies charges related to the neglect of animals at the Burton Wildlife Rescue and Animal Centre .The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) ... [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Referral centre welcomes small animal specialist

Highcroft Veterinary Referrals – which offers services such as ophthalmology, soft tissue and keyhole surgery, orthopaedics, diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation services – has hired small animal internal medicine specialist Kate Murphy for its centre ... [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Putting animal welfare first on World Vet Day

World Veterinary Day was created by the World Veterinary Association (WVA) in 2000 as an annual celebration of the veterinary profession. The event falls on the last Saturday of April and sees the WVA and World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) choose ... [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Pharmaceutical giant to buy Novartis Animal Health

Upon completion of the acquisition, Elanco will be the second-largest animal health company in terms of global revenue.Lilly will acquire Novartis Animal Health’s nine manufacturing sites , six dedicated research and development facilities, a global commercial ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vet association welcomes decision to not roll out badger cull

The association is also calling for further detail and assurances before it supports the continuation of the pilots later this year.In early April, the Government published the Independent Expert Panel’s (IEP) report into the humaneness, safety and effectiveness ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

RSPCA to investigate swan heads found in Milton Keynes

Steaven Cooper , fisheries officer and secretary of the Beacon Angling Club, made the discoveries over a three-week period close to Mount Farm Lake, Milton Keynes .Three of the four bodies were missing, which raises concerns that the swans may have been ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

NOAH issues statement on canine vaccination

NOAH issued a statement for veterinary surgeons on canine vaccination that discusses what it believes to be inconsistencies between global vaccination guidelines and advice contained within vaccine Summary of Product Characteristics (SPCs) and datasheets ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

RVC podcast on Alabama rot-like syndrome in UK dogs

According to the RVC, the condition has affected a number of dogs in the United Kingdom over the  last 18 months or so.Further, histopathology in these cases has shown cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy – consistent with changes seen in a condition ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Roadshows will boost BVNA's chosen charity Nowzad

The evenings, organised by BVNA’s regional coordinators, will feature talks from ex-Royal Marine and Nowzad founder Pen Farthing (pictured), as well as raffles and manufacturer stands.Dates are:May 7, The Animal Management Centre, Cannington Centre for ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Government and vets team up to promote dog and owner exercise

Walk Your Dog Week – spearheaded by Forestry Commission England and supported by PDSA, The Kennel Club, Dogs Trust and Yellow Dog UK – aims to tackle pet obesity while getting dog owners to meet the Government recommendations for 30 minutes of exercise ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 17 2014]

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Referrals practice manager at Highcroft Chris Gudge said: "We are so pleased to have Kate join us at Highcroft Veterinary Referrals. She is held in the highest regard by us and her peers, and brings with her an exciting enthusiasm for the role, as well as a wealth of experience and knowledge."
Dingleby Clark , prosecuting, said: "This pig was being looked after by the defendant, but for some reason this defendant did not give the required care to this pig and it died."
"In the majority of such cases, the causes are animal predation, but until we have seen the bodies we won't be able to comment on the exact cause of death."
"We will be meeting with Defra as soon as possible to discuss all of these issues" he said

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Putting animal welfare first on World Vet Day [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
Pet insurance claims on the rise [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
Referral centre welcomes small animal specialist [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
Fox cubs find a calming influence at wildlife h... [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
Woman faces charges for neglect at animal sanct... [Published Vetsonline - 12 hours ago]
RSPCA to investigate swan heads found in Milton... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
Pharmaceutical giant to buy Novartis Animal Health [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
RVC podcast on Alabama rot-like syndrome in UK ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
NOAH issues statement on canine vaccination [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
Vet association welcomes decision to not roll o... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 22 2014]
Roadshows will boost BVNA's chosen charity Nowzad [Published Vetsonline - Apr 18 2014]
Government and vets team up to promote dog and ... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 17 2014]
WSAVA foundation launches 'African Small Compan... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 16 2014]
Giant panda Tian Tian inseminated once again [Published Vetsonline - Apr 16 2014]
Support equine health survey and help future re... [Published Vetsonline - Apr 14 2014]
Groups get together to tackle pet obesity [Published Vetsonline - Apr 09 2014]
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Mother and daughter banned for horse neglect [Published Vetsonline - Apr 07 2014]
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Animal Welfare award winners announced [Published Vetsonline - Apr 03 2014]
Finalists for 2014 Ceva Animal Welfare Awards r... [Published Vetsonline - Mar 28 2014]
Fatty treats causing obesity epidemic in Britai... [Published Vetsonline - Mar 27 2014]
Finalists unveiled for 2014 Petplan awards [Published Vetsonline - Mar 25 2014]
Canine health superstars awarded at Crufts [Published Vetsonline - Mar 19 2014]
Royal College unveils plans for BSAVA Congress [Published Vetsonline - Mar 19 2014]
Microchip pet feeder to preview at BSAVA [Published Vetsonline - Mar 19 2014]
Final push for online antibiotic surveys [Published Vetsonline - Mar 19 2014]
Home: 'Drastic' drop in reclaims of lost dogs [Published Vetsonline - Mar 19 2014]
Workshop to focus on future of livestock produc... [Published Vetsonline - Mar 18 2014]
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