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Hungary reports first case of African swine fever

Food waste thought to be a possible source of infection ...

Pets Need Vets campaign launched

Pets Need Vets campaign launched

Initiative to promote benefits of registering with a...

Possible ban on animal exports for slaughter

Possible ban on animal exports for slaughter

Call for evidence to look at options for...

Custom implant saves dog's life

Custom implant saves dog's life

3D-printed implant used to reconstruct upper jaw ...

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To err is human … managing mistakes 

No matter how hard we try not to we all make mistakes. On the whole, most mistakes are not serious...

Maggie Shilcock

How significant is that murmur? 

As an equine practitioner, it is not uncommon to come across cardiac anomalies during routine clinical examination, assessment of systemically...

Aimi Duff

Mastitis management 

The BCVA antimicrobial resistance statement of December 2016 stated the need to reduce the overall amount of antibiotics used in...

Andrew Stokes

Emerging pig diseases 

Pig prices at the moment are significantly better than at this time last year and this is reflected in the...

Max Wood

Nursing the pregnant mare 

Registered veterinary nurses (RVNs) are sometimes required to monitor a foaling at the practice – for example, if a mare...

Advising clients on how to deal with behavioural problems in the elderly cat 

Owners often attribute behavioural changes in their ageing cats as just being “down to old age”; yet by doing so...

Vicky Halls

Campaign highlights ‘devastating impact’ of smoking around pets

The campaign aims to raise awareness of the risks of passive smoking and how to keep pets safe.   Leading...

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Tigers treated to egg-citing first date

Tigers treated to egg-citing first date

Seven-year-old Naya gets to know her new companion...

Exotics vet to take on London Marathon dressed as an ostrich

Exotics vet to take on London Marathon dressed as an ostrich

Challenge to raise funds for the AWF...

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New app to improve street dog welfare

A new free app will support vital work in clinics caring for stray dogs...

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Airway disease in racehorses more common than thought

Airway disease in racehorses more common than thought

Improved understanding could lead to better horse health...

Cat welfare declaration reaches 21,000 signatures

Cat welfare declaration reaches 21,000 signatures

Document calls for collaborative approach to improve feline...

Battersea calls for clarity on animal cruelty sentences

Battersea calls for clarity on animal cruelty sentences

Government urged to set out plans 'at its...

Horse crisis reaches four-year high

Horse crisis reaches four-year high

RSPCA officers warn charity is 'stretched to the...

Henry Schein to merge with Vets First Choice

Henry Schein to merge with Vets First Choice

Spin off to bring new global animal health...

Dog and human microbiomes 'more similar than thought'

Dog and human microbiomes 'more similar than thought'

Study suggests dogs could be a good model...

Vets urge government to act swiftly on animal sentience law

Vets urge government to act swiftly on animal sentience law

BVA raises concerns over tight legislative timetable ...

Hungary reports first case of African swine fever

Hungary reports first case of African swine fever

Food waste thought to be a possible source...

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Charity reports surge in dogs with cropped ears

Charity reports surge in dogs with cropped ears

Illegal ear cropping thought to be taking place...

Brown bear death 'a tragic fatality'

Brown bear death 'a tragic fatality'

WWF Italia calls for a review of capture...

Study 'unlocks potential' of DNA for wildlife crime

Study 'unlocks potential' of DNA for wildlife crime

Researchers trace DNA from items left outside...

RCVS reiterates its position on complementary medicines

RCVS reiterates its position on complementary medicines

Statement follows meeting with homeopathy supporters...

Great Barrier Reef suffered 'catastrophic die off' in 2016 heatwave

Great Barrier Reef suffered 'catastrophic die off' in 2016 heatwave

Research paper calls for urgent action on climate...

Pets Need Vets campaign launched

Pets Need Vets campaign launched

Initiative to promote benefits of registering with a...

Wildlife conservationist Daphne Sheldrick dies aged 83

Wildlife conservationist Daphne Sheldrick dies aged 83

Dame Daphne Sheldrick, a pioneering conservationist who saved...

AHT begins equine herpes virus vaccine research

AHT begins equine herpes virus vaccine research

Charity to design a modified live virus vaccine...