News

RSS
Bristol students benefit at BSAVA event

Bristol students benefit at BSAVA event

  • 13/02/2017 15:39:00
Following on from a successful launch event in 2016, the 2nd annual BSAVA Student Conference was held at Langford on 11-12 February, when 110 Bristol vet students were treated to the kind of BSAVA CPD they can expect to support them throughout their future career.
Read More
Avian influenza – update on biosecurity measures

Avian influenza – update on biosecurity measures

  • 09/02/2017 13:26:00
The government has set out the measures that will be put in place to reduce the risk of avian influenza after the current Prevention Zone expires on 28 February 2017.  If the current risk assessment  is not changed, for example because of further outbreaks of disease, the intention will be to  adopt  a more targeted approach with mandatory biosecurity measures across the country and continued housing or range netting in higher risk areas. These measures will be reviewed at the end of April.
Read More
WSAVA / FECAVA abstract submission now open

WSAVA / FECAVA abstract submission now open

  • 02/02/2017 17:03:00
You can now submit your abstract for the joint WSAVA Congress and FECAVA Eurocongress.  By submitting an abstract, you will have a chance to present your research findings at the event taking place in Copenhagen this September. The deadline to submit your entry online is 1st March 2017.  
Read More
Infectious diseases Companion quiz

Infectious diseases Companion quiz

  • 30/01/2017 10:17:00
In January's Companion we started the year doing something a little different.  We featured eight pictures from animals with infectious diseases and invited readers to name them and suggest a treatment.  
Read More
Illegal import research

Illegal import research

  • 30/01/2017 09:58:00
The Scottish Government is currently funding a research project on the sourcing of pet dogs from puppy farms and illegal importation. The research team – Dr Tanya Wyatt and Mr Paul Biddle of Northumbria University, and Dr Jenny Maher of the University of South Wales – are already analysing the online market, trade data and interviewing experts about their views and experiences. In the next phase, beginning February 2017, they will be collecting data from surveys and focus groups.
Read More
Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium demonstrates the value of collaboration

Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium demonstrates the value of collaboration

  • 27/01/2017 16:12:00
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Mind Matters Initiative held its inaugural ‘Research Symposium’ at the University of Edinburgh on Friday 20 January 2017 giving academics and researchers working in the field of veterinary mental health the opportunity to share their insights both with each other and members of the professions. 
Read More
Avian influenza confirmed in Boston

Avian influenza confirmed in Boston

  • 27/01/2017 10:06:00
Avian influenza (H5N8) has been confirmed at a turkey rearing farm near Boston, Lincolnshire. A 3km Protection Zone and a 10km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the infected premises to limit the risk of the disease spreading.
Read More
Studies offer new hope for diagnosis of Chiari-malformation in toy dog breeds

Studies offer new hope for diagnosis of Chiari-malformation in toy dog breeds

  • 26/01/2017 16:25:00
Researchers from the University Of Surrey School Of Veterinary Medicine have made advances in the study of the Chiari malformation and Syringomyelia disorder in toy dogs.Continuing to build on their specialist work in this area, researchers in collaboration with neurologists at Fitzpatrick Referrals and Helsinki University and a geneticist at the University of Montreal, have developed two separate studies, both published today in PLOS ONE, to learn more about these painful conditions affecting t...
Read More
Avian influenza confirmed in Preston

Avian influenza confirmed in Preston

  • 26/01/2017 10:40:00
Avian Influenza (H5N8) has been confirmed in a flock of farmed breeding pheasants at a premises in Preston, Lancashire. A 3km Protection Zone and a 10km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the infected premises.
Read More
WSAVA Congress and FECAVA Eurocongress

WSAVA Congress and FECAVA Eurocongress

  • 26/01/2017 10:03:00
The 42nd WSAVA Congress and 23rd FECAVA Eurocongress are being held jointly this year in Copenhagen, Denmark on 25th – 28th September. The Danish Small Animal Veterinary Association, promise delegates will experience an excellent scientific programme , which is split into 9 streams spanning 4 days.
Read More
Page 37 of 53 First 3536[37]3839 Last
Registered Company No. 02837793. A Company Limited by Guarantee in England. Registered as a Charity in England and Wales No. 1024811.