4 April 2022
The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) and the Wales Veterinary Science Centre (WVSC) are eagerly anticipating the opening of the third ‘Vets Cymru’ event on 17 and 18 June at the University of Aberystwyth.
1 April 2022
It is anticipated that an increasing number of Ukrainian refugees will arrive in the UK over the coming weeks and many may have pets that might need to be quarantined. Defra is currently exploring what additional facilities may be available to house pets under these exceptional circumstances.
15 March 2022
As part of a global community of veterinarians, our thoughts are with those who have been caught up in this conflict. BSAVA has been closely monitoring the situation and the international efforts to assess the best way we can use our resources to help and support those in need. Many of our partners have collated useful resources of information and ways to help either personally or financially and we are supporting them in this effort.
24 February 2022
A recent feeder rodent product recall raised concerns about animal welfare and, in collaboration with other animal welfare organisations, BSAVA produced Guidance to support vets in practice and their clients.
18 February 2022
BSAVA is delighted to announce the award winners of 2021 and 2022. Embodying both of the organisation’s strategic pillars - community and science - the awards recognise sustained contributions to the veterinary profession across a wide range of areas.
4 February 2022
BSAVA has added seven new leaflets to its series of client information leaflets focused on veterinary procedures. They cover the following endoscopic examinations: upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, laparoscopy, laryngoscopy and tracheobronchoscopy, otoendoscopy, rhinoscopy and urethrocystoscopy.
3 February 2022
Christina Maunder at Bristol University received BSAVA PetSavers' funding for a Master’s Degree by Research project as part of the BSAVA 60th anniversary celebrations. The Master’s student, Josh Kennils, investigated diagnostic approaches to feline subclinical bacteriuria and urinary tract infections, and the responsible use of antimicrobials.
31 January 2022
BSAVA has launched a brand-new video library within the BSAVA Library website. The video library contains over 400 videos on clinical topics which have been published as part of Companion articles and manual chapters.
31 January 2022
There are ongoing concerns from some veterinary practitioners and owners in several regions of the country about the potential increase in acute gastrointestinal (GI) disease, including vomiting and diarrhoea, in dogs during January. These concerns were first raised in Yorkshire.
27 January 2022
A study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP) found that the most common skin masses in dogs aged between 0 and 12 months were histiocytoma, papilloma, dermoid cyst, follicular cyst and mast cell tumours (MCTs).
22 January 2022
The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss is urging all poultry keepers not to be complacent and to undertake the urgent biosecurity measures needed to keep their birds safe and help stop the spread of bird flu.
14 January 2022
Valeria Bergomi investigated the islet microenvironment in canine and feline diabetes mellitus as a BSAVA PetSavers-funded Master’s Degree by Research at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Kate Hughes, and with support from Lucy Davison. Read on to find out what their research revealed.