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Your gateway to BSAVA’s publications. Online editions of manuals, the Formulary, Companion, Congress proceedings and much more.

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The BSAVA store is the place to buy our print books and other products. Browse our range of veterinary and veterinary nursing manuals, posters and PetSavers products.

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We run CPD events in 12 regions all over the UK. Discover what is happening in your local region and perhaps consider joining your regional committee.

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APHA has issued guidance to advise vets on the use of ‘penside’ antigen tests during the current AI outbreak and to ensure that all vets in practice are clear on the legislative requirements for reporting avian notifiable disease.

Read the full story ⏩ http://ow.ly/th4Q50LSt9Z

#TeamVet Thinking of reviewing your antibiotic prescribing policies? Our Jr. Vice President @judson_anna rounds up some practical tools you can use to help #KeepAntibioticsWorking.

#AntibioticAmnesty @RCVSKnowledge @thebsava @BEVA_news @ArwainVC @savsnet
https://www.bva.co.uk/news-and-blog/blog-article/reviewing-your-antibiotic-prescribing-policies-tap-into-these-tools/

Survey extended until 31st December 2022!

We've had a huge amount of support so far, but we still need more help. We hope that by extending the survey we can encourage as many people as possible to get behind the campaign.

More here: https://bvna.org.uk/blog/bvna-launch-protect-the-title-survey-to-the-veterinary-profession-and-public/

#ProtectTheTitleVN

The grant call for our Research Fellowship opens today! We have increased the funding, now offering up to £70,000. This is designed to support veterinary academics in the early stages of their research career.

Find out more about the grant now! ➡️ http://ow.ly/KYKt50LS5QI

Now recruiting for student or qualified veterinarians to participate in an online compassion course for vet mental wellbeing. Email s.corthorne@surrey.ac.uk to sign up! Please share! @SurreyVetSoc @thebsava #veterinarians #compassion

Regions Now: Alabama Rot takes place online on 7th December.

Speaker Josh Walker will give an overview of cutaneous renal and glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) - how do the cases present? And how do we treat them?

Book your place today! 👉 http://ow.ly/SIt650LtfFU

Flooding could worsen #BirdFlu spread! Where birds are housed, block up holes to keep #floodwater out, ensure tarpaulin is well secured & strengthen weak areas on #bird house roofs. Check for blockage drainage & clean & disinfect areas exposed to excess water.

We would like to congratulate the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (@thebsava) for achieving Bronze iiE Accreditation! 🎉

Find out more about the iiE Accreditation Scheme on our website 👉 http://www.iie.uk.com

We are looking for new graduates who are currently completing their VETGDP or have completed it to help us to shape the development of CPD in the future.

If you can help us, please fill out our quick survey! 📝➡️ http://ow.ly/eiZl50LNsJM

Only 3 more days to submit your Clinical Abstracts for 2023!

The deadline for submissions is Monday 28th November - so don't miss out for a chance to present yours at #BSAVA23 next year in Manchester.

Find out everything you need to know 👉 http://ow.ly/bPiO50LNv8l

Our next Learn Online course starts on 2nd December!

Orthopaedics: Managing Surgical Complications with speaker Scott Rutherford is pitched towards the experienced vet/advanced practitioner who is performing orthopaedic surgery regularly.

Book now ➡️ http://ow.ly/Q5f550LteYb

The BSAVA/SAMSoc Guide to Responsible Use of Antibacterials (PROTECT ME) is a free resource for all members of the veterinary professions.

It was last updated in August 2021, to reflect current guidance from the EMA on the categorization of antibiotics: http://ow.ly/UMz750LGS4e

A new study, funded by BSAVA PetSavers and published in the latest issue of JSAP, aimed to investigate how primary care clinicians in the UK approach initial management of canine generalised epileptic seizures.

Read more 👉 http://ow.ly/8jrh50LJKrv

Be part of achieving the next milestone in history for veterinary nurses! #ProtectTheTitleVN

The profession has already seen a great deal of progress. These huge steps forward are evidence that we can achieve great things.

PTT survey open until 31st Dec: https://bvna.org.uk/blog/bvna-launch-protect-the-title-survey-to-the-veterinary-profession-and-public/

We've put together a JSAP Virtual Issue to mark #AntimicrobialAwarenessWeek.

The following collection is intended to provide clinicians with a selection of papers focusing on antimicrobial awareness in small animal practice.

Access the VI here ➡️ http://ow.ly/Tffa50LGQx7

#BSAVA23 will see five experts discuss environmental changes for feline geriatrics 🐱

The session brings together three veterinary nurses, a veterinary physiotherapist & a veterinary surgeon, with a broad range of perspectives on the topic.

Read more 👉 http://ow.ly/siBa50LH0Tu

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Do you know the signs of #Birdflu? See our list of signs here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu
It is a legal requirement to report it to us if you are in England, Wales or Scotland.
#chickens #ducks #geese #turkeys

This #AntimicrobialAwarenessWeek, take a look at one of the latest articles in Companion, where Fergus Allerton and Ian Ramsey update us on antimicrobial resistance and discuss the #AntibioticAmnesty.

Access the article here 👉 http://ow.ly/jUtn50LGIEa

As part of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, we are providing free access to our collection of resources on rational approaches to the use of antibiotics for the week.

Take a look at the collection now 👉 http://ow.ly/qvH950LGRYU

Orthopaedics: Managing Surgical Complications is the topic for our next Learn Online course!

This course is pitched towards the experienced vet/advanced practitioner who is performing orthopaedic surgery regularly.

Find out more 👉 http://ow.ly/lCOo50LtemM