Researchers find newer variants of SARS-CoV-2 can infect mice, unlike the original version of the virus

A team of biology researchers at Georgia State University has found that some of the newer variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can infect …

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‘Don’t Fret Pet’ campaign launched

 Lintbells has launched its YuCALM ‘Don’t Fret Pet’ campaign this month to help pets and owners keep calm and carry on. The initiative will support …

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Feeling the heat? Don’t forget to protect your pet, warn vets

As temperatures continue to soar, pet owners are being warned to take extra care of their pets in the record-breaking UK heatwave. Dogs may particularly …

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Government rejects calls for new pet theft law

MPs debate petition for pet theft to be reclassified to a specific crime Calls to reclassify the theft of a pet to a specific crime …

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Quick wins for practices with next phase developments of pet health plan portal

Simplyhealth Professionals, the UK’s leading provider of preventive health plans for cats, dogs, rabbits and horses, has launched the next level of upgrades to its …

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BVA welcomes Cabinet Secretary’s statement on improving pet welfare in Wales

Measures outlined in the statement from Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, included a commitment to improving dog breeding regulations, a …

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Bigger is better after £700k hospital development

Larger intensive care unit, new chemotherapy ward, superior cat and dog wards and increased number of cat and dog “hotel” spaces enhance state-of-the-art referral hospital. …

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New ‘key essentials’ on managing diabetes in pets published by Companion Animal

A new set of notes on “key essentials” of diabetes mellitus in pets has been produced to assist vets in general practice to manage their …

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  New study reveals just how much Britons are spending on their pet each month – including £240 on average for a dog and £100 …

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New Study by Merck Animal Health Reveals Many Pet Parents Unprepared for the Dangers Posed by Fleas and Ticks

Survey Coincides with Reports of Rising Human Illnesses from Flea, Tick and Mosquito Bites in the U.S. Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health …

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