9 February 2016
On 3rd February, Southern region held their Annual Regional Meeting (ARM) followed by a dermatology CPD course on ‘Cells, stains and microscopes in the diagnosis of skin disease’.
1 February 2016
The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) are calling for a complete ban on the sale and use of electric pulse training collars, in response to the Scottish Government’s consultation (6 Nov 2015 - 29 Jan 2016) on the use of electronic aversive training aids.
28 January 2016
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS) in Cocker Spaniels, following consultation with the Health Coordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
25 January 2016
There are over 30 million sheep in the UK and many of them are under the care of vets who may not think of sheep as their top priority – hence the Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) have set up a website for all vets who have sheep owners as clients.
21 January 2016
The BSAVA has introduced a new range of lifestyle member benefits to complement the existing collection of valuable Association benefits which members receive already.
20 January 2016
We currently have an opportunity for a qualified vet to join the BSAVA within the Scientific Policy team, on a temporary freelance basis. Please see below for details of the job description. The deadline for applications is Sunday 24th January 2016.
11 January 2016
A suspect case of Avian Influenza was reported on 8 January 2016 in poultry farm in Fife, and is currently being investigated.
8 January 2016
As temperatures start to drop, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) are warning pet owners to make sure their dogs and cats are kept free from hidden and potentially fatal hazards this winter.
6 January 2016
The entry deadline for the PetSavers Photography Competition has been extended to 14th February 2016. PetSavers is inviting amateur photographers and pet-lovers alike to submit their best pictures of their pets in action. The competition is FREE to enter with adult and junior categories.
9 April 0219
Susan Paterson, RCVS and European Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology, has been appointed President of the BSAVA for 2019/2020. Qualifying from Cambridge in 1984, Sue spent some time in mixed practice in Devon before taking her Certificate and then British and European Diplomas in Veterinary Dermatology. She has been an RCVS and European Specialist for more than 20 years. She has recently been elected as a Fellow of the RCVS for meritorious contributions to clinical practice, is an elected memb...
24 July 0218
The Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNET) will mark their 10th anniversary with an event that will display how their research being done using electronic health data from veterinary practices and laboratories is informing primary veterinary practice.