Results for Small animal
  • Blog Post: Ceva launches new Feliway TV advertisement

    Ceva Animal Health has launched a new national TV advertising campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of its veterinary behaviour product Feliway amongst cat owners. Featuring the strapline ‘Transforming behaviour begins with Feliway’, Ceva says the advertisement will educate cat owners...
  • Blog Post: Merial launches new wormer for dogs

    Merial Animal Health has launched Veloxa, a palatable broad spectrum dewormer for dogs, effective against roundworm, hookworm, whipworm and tapeworm. Merial says Veloxa uses a proprietary technology which coats the bitter active ingredients in the beef-flavoured chewable tablets. In the company's...
  • Blog Post: New campaign to highlight danger of Christmas treats

    Forum Animal Health , makers of Apometic, an emetic for dogs, has launched a campaign to raise awareness among vets about the dangers of human foods to dogs, particularly over the festive period. According to the PDSA, almost half a million dog owners are still giving them chocolate treats intended...
  • Blog Post: 8000+ dogs chipped by CVS in free Dogs Trust scheme

    CVS reports that the 273-practice group has chipped more than 8000 dogs under the Dogs Trust 'Free Microchipping through Vets' campaign. With a law making microchipping compulsory set to come into force on 6 April 2016, Dogs Trust launched its 'Free Microchipping through Vets' campaign...
  • Blog Post: New alternative to iodine for drying out umbilical cords

    Vetsonic UK has announced the addition to its range of Vetericyn Super 7+, a brand new umbilical cord dry-out solution for use in calves, lambs, piglets, foals, kids and puppies which is designed as an alternative to iodine. Vetsonic says that because Super 7+ contains no iodine, it won't encourage...
  • Blog Post: More practices offering CarefreeCredit to clients

    CarefreeCredit, the vet-run company we reported on back in October , has announced that it is working with its 600th practice in offering its interest-free or low-interest credit to clients that find themselves unable to pay for unforeseen veterinary treatment. Stewart Halperin MRCVS, Managing Director...
  • Blog Post: Lintbells launches feline urinary health supplement

    Lintbells Veterinary has announced the launch of Yurelieve, a feline urinary health supplement containing multiple glycosaminoglycans, L-tryptophan and EFAs. Andrew Connolly, Product Manager at Lintbells Veterinary said: "Yurelieve supports a condition which is not only frustrating to treat,...
  • Blog Post: Docsinnovent launches v-gel rabbit dentistry video

    Docsinnovent has launched a v-gel rabbit dentistry educational training video . The four minute video shows how to obtain a safer anaesthesia airway using the v-gel supraglottic airway device in rabbit dentistry procedures. It's the second in the series, after the cat dental video . In addition...
  • Blog Post: Welsh veterinary group challenges the corporates on customer care

    Heath Vets , a Cardiff-based veterinary group, has announced that is has become the first veterinary group in Wales to appoint designated customer care personnel, enabling it to take on and beat the corporates at customer service. Leanne Kiddie was appointed Customer Care Manager, tasked with ensuring...
  • Blog Post: Kent nurse scoops Royal Canin's Pet Heath Counsellor of the Year award.

    Royal Canin has announced that Jill Moody-Smith, a veterinary nurse and Pet Health Counsellor (PHC) from Eagle Vets in Birchington, Kent has been crowned the winner of its annual ‘Pet Health Counsellor of the Year’ Awards. Jill was presented with her award, which included £1,500...
  • Blog Post: Dechra launches ciclosporin treatment for canine atopic dermatitis

    Dechra Veterinary Products has launched Sporimune (ciclosporin), licensed for the treatment of chronic manifestations of atopic dermatitis in dogs. Roger Brown, Senior Brand Manager at Dechra Veterinary Products, said: "Around 20% of all small animal consultations involve skin conditions and...
  • Blog Post: New canine urinary incontinence support website for pet owners

    Vétoquinol (maker of Propalin) has announced the launch of a new canine urinary incontinence support website for pet owners. canineui.co.uk contains information about the causes, diagnostic methods and treatment options for canine urinary incontinence. It also includes tips for living with...
  • Blog Post: New guidelines on use of NSAIDs in cats from ISFM

    The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) has published ' Consensus Guidelines on the Long-term use of NSAIDs in cats ' in the July 2010 edition of the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. The society says it has developed the guidelines in order to try and address the major welfare...
  • Blog Post: Labrador is UK's favourite breed

    New research released by National Pet Month (5th April -5th May) has found that the UK's most popular dog breed is the Labrador. There are 209 recognised dog breeds in the UK; 7.3 million dogs in total in the UK, one in ten of which is a Labrador. The Pet Population study was conducted by leading...
  • Blog Post: New product to make it easier to collect cats' urine samples

    Kruuse has announced that it is to become the exclusive veterinary distributor in Europe for Kit4Cat , a globally patented hydrophobic sand for veterinary use. Kit4Cat is a biodegradable sand with a natural non-toxic urine repelling coating which allows veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and cat...
  • Blog Post: Bayer launches new feed additive for renal disease in cats

    Bayer Animal Health has launched Renalzin®, a feed additive for the management of Chronic Renal Disease (CRD), the leading cause of morbidity and mortality, especially in older cats 1 . One-third of all cats over 15 years of age have CRD 2 , but the disease often remains undetected until the cat...
  • Blog Post: Fish4Dogs announces new range of fish treats

    The company says that based on its natural, hypo-allergenic, organic, healthy concepts - the new Fish Treats are designed to 'tick all the boxes' of today's health and environment-conscious consumer. The latest 'wet' product for dogs and cats - a complementary Salmon Mousse made...
  • Blog Post: New Vetmedin marketing materials

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica has increased its range of marketing and educational materials about heart disease and the use of Vetmedin. The materials include canine heart disease awareness posters for either the waiting room or consult room which feature 'static cling' technology, enabling...
  • Blog Post: Bayer lines up 'Be Lungworm Aware' campaign

    Bayer Animal Health has announced it'll be running the 'Be Lungworm Aware' campaign in April 2011. The campaign is targeted at dog owners to raise awareness of the risks associated with the lungworm Angiostrongylus vasorum . A Bayer spokesman said: "Over the past years, the spread...
  • Blog Post: Women more likely to abandon their dogs than men

    The Kennel Club has announced the results of a survey of 329 Breed Kennel Rescue organisations which has revealed that over 50% of dogs given up for rehoming are given up by women, compared to 17% by men and 27% by couples who made the decision jointly. The Kennel Club said the survey also revealed...
  • Blog Post: iPad 2 up for grabs in BCF's imaging competition

    BCF Technology has launched a competition in which the person who submits the best photograph with the theme of: All in a day's work - animal imaging , will win an iPad 2. To enter the competition, you need to post your photographs, (and tell BCF a little about the story behind the images) at...
  • Blog Post: Vygon Vet launches procedural custom pack service

    Vygon Vet has launched a procedural custom pack service. Vygon Vet's procedural custom packs contain all the single-use devices required for a specific procedure enclosed within a sterile wrap. Components available include draping material, theatre clothing, swabs, kidney dishes, forceps etc...
  • Blog Post: Simplified ordering process for Recuvyra

    Elanco Companion Animal Health has launched a new ordering process for Recuvyra, its transdermal fentanyl solution for the control of postoperative pain relief in dogs. The new process will enable veterinary practices to purchase Recuvyra, which is a Schedule Two Controlled Drug, without having to...
  • Blog Post: Elanco launches Dexdomitor 0.1 mg/ml

    Elanco Companion Animal Health has launched of Dexdomitor 0.1 mg/ml, adding to its range of alpha-2 agonists and antagonists. Produced and manufactured in partnership with Orion Corporation, Elanco says Dexdomitor 0.1 mg/ml contains all the properties of dexmedetomidine in a formulation that allows...
  • Blog Post: New arthritis information pack from CEVA

    CEVA Animal Health has launched an arthritis information pack to help support vet practices and their clients. The pack includes a joint care range brochure, which explores how to recognise and monitor pain in the veterinary practice, and an authoritative eight-page arthritis technical review, which...