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Dogs with MMVD may develop reductions in PCV

Dogs with MMVD may develop reductions in PCV

  • 18/06/2021 11:38:00
A new study, published in the latest issue of the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP), identified an inverse relationship between packed cell volume (PCV) and the severity of myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) in dogs. The study was funded by BSAVA-PetSavers, the charitable division of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association.
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Pancytopenia spike in cats: Update

Pancytopenia spike in cats: Update

  • 16/06/2021 15:17:00
Further to the recent BSAVA news article on the unexplained spike in cases of pancytopenia in cats, current investigations are focusing on a potential link between specific cat food products and the condition. As a result, the Food Standards Agency (FSA), Food Standards Scotland and Defra are advising cat owners not to feed their cats specific cat food products.
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The future of EMS - SPVS Survey

The future of EMS - SPVS Survey

  • 15/06/2021 09:35:00
SPVS has been working with RCVS on how best to improve the access and quality of EMS for students. The future of the profession depends on ensuring we have well motivated, confident graduates who will be happy and effective in their role.
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RVC looking into recent spike in pancytopenia in cats

RVC looking into recent spike in pancytopenia in cats

  • 09/06/2021 09:17:00
The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is appealing to vets in general practice and referral hospitals across the UK to take part in a survey to investigate a mysterious spike in severe feline pancytopenia cases, a condition which can be fatal in cats.
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