algae

Vets urge caution after increase in reports of toxic blue green algae

An increase in reports of toxic blue green algae in several locations across the UK this summer is prompting the British Veterinary Association (BVA) to …

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breeding

Vets and MEPs discuss extreme breeding

Issues must be tackled before they become ‘more disgraceful’ – MEP Raising public awareness is key to tackling the issue of extreme breeding in animals, …

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co2

Vets raise concerns over poultry welfare due to CO2 shortages

The majority of media coverage on the current carbon dioxide (CO2) shortages has focused on the impact on supplies of food and drink but there …

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animal

Bristol vets to benchmark farm animal medicine use

Project will provide beef industry with tools to achieve RUMA targets A new project to quantify and compare farm animal medicine use across UK beef …

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entry

MARS PETCARE MARKS STRATEGIC ENTRY INTO EUROPEAN VETERINARY CARE SECTOR AS ANICURA TO JOIN THE BUSINESS

AniCura to join family of Mars Petcare’s veterinary businesses VCA™, BANFIELD™ Pet Hospital, BLUEPEARL™, PET PARTNERS™ and Linnaeus Mars Petcare today announced that it has …

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Association

Disney works with vets amid concerns about new film

BVA welcomes ‘positive engagement’ with filmmakers  Disney is working alongside the Brachycephalic Working Group (BWG) to reduce the negative impacts of its upcoming film, Patrick, …

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leptospirosis

Vets reminded to agree vaccination programmes in advance

RCVS and VMD issue reminder in response to complaints from owners The RCVS and the VMD are reminding veterinary surgeons of the advantages of working …

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labelling

Scientists and vets call for a labelling scheme for pets

A scientific report published in the new issue of the Journal of Veterinary Behaviour calls for a ‘pet-labelling scheme’ to enable informed decision-making by consumers …

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Simplyhealth Professionals welcomes new Head of Vets Customer Service

Simplyhealth Professionals, the UK’s leading provider of preventive health plans for cats, dogs, rabbits and horses, has recruited Paul Cuglietta to be Head of Vets …

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Inuka

Farewell, Inuka: Zoo staff surround polar bear to comfort him during his last moments as the animal passes away in Singapore

Inuka, born at Singapore Zoo, reached the age of 27 – into his 70s in human years But the polar bear, the first born in …

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