23 July 2021
This month (July 2021), the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has launched a series of Diamond Jubilee celebration events and activities, including a webinar series, podcasts, eBook looking at the history of veterinary nursing and an online Diamond Jubilee activities area.
22 July 2021
The BSAVA is delighted to announce that the 'impact factor' for the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP) has risen to its highest ever level of 1.522. The latest figures from the Journal Citation ReportsTM, published by Clarivate, have seen JSAP’s impact factor rise by nearly 40%, and the total of times that JSAP articles were cited during 2020 increase by more than 35% to over 4,600.
21 July 2021
Up to 92% of cats will develop osteoarthritis and joint pain, making regular veterinary visits essential. International Cat Day custodian, International Cat Care, has developed a programme of free events to help owners train their cats to be comfortable with cat carriers, reducing pain and stress associated with travel.
20 July 2021
The BSAVA now has more than 100 drug client information leaflets available for members to download. With eight new additions to the medicines series this Summer, the total number of leaflets now stands at 103.
19 July 2021
Government departments across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland test African swine fever contingency plans in Exercise Holly.
13 July 2021
The BSAVA has announced an exciting new benefit for members in the form of ‘Diagnostic Rounds’. The sessions will deliver an evening of interactive, case-based CPD once a month from September 2021 and will be free to BSAVA members.
6 July 2021
Despite being a common procedure in veterinary practice, the pastoral aspect of euthanasia can be challenging for the veterinary professional. Given that owners will likely respond in different ways, research that seeks to understand the experience of people making end-of-life (EoL) decisions can help veterinary professionals to support owners through the process. In the study, “What […]
6 July 2021
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) are continuing their call for a repeal of Section 1 of the Dangerous Dogs Act (1991) in their updated position on the Dangerous Dogs Act and dog control.
2 July 2021
Negar Hamzianpour and collaborators Christine Heinrich, Rachael Grundon and Rose Linn Pearl, from the Eye Veterinary Clinic, Leominster, Herefordshire, have been awarded PetSavers’ funding to explore whether the use of corneal cytology is a reliable tool for identifying the type of bacteria involved in cases of canine ulcerative keratitis, using culture as the ‘gold standard’.
29 June 2021
Nominations are now open for the 2021 and 2022 BSAVA Awards which celebrate exceptional achievements and excellence within the small animal veterinary profession.
29 June 2021
The BSAVA has opened enrolments for a new postgraduate certificate programme in small animal diagnostic imaging. The programme starts in January 2022 and places are on a first come first served basis
18 June 2021
The BSAVA PetSavers Old Age Pets citizen science project is the focus for the latest episode of the popular BSAVA Science Webinar series, which is available to members now, free of charge, via the BSAVA Webinar Library.