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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 8:43 AM - 0 Comments

Veterinary nurse to win Fiat 500 in Hills Drive Nutrition

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: Hill's has announced that it has selected a Fiat 500 as the main prize in this year's Drive Nutrition competition , to be awarded at the BVNA Congress in October. The company says it developed Drive Nutrition to say thanks to veterinary nurses...
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 7:58 AM - 0 Comments

RCVS surveys provide snapshot of the profession

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The RCVS has published its 2014 Survey of the Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing Professions, a snapshot of the demographics of the profession, and the educational and work status of its members. The results, which gauge individual views on the current...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 8:00 AM - 0 Comments

Zoetis launches new treatment for gastric ulcers in horses

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Zoetis has launched UlcerGold (omeprazole) for the treatment - and prevention of recurrence - of gastric ulcers in horses and foals, presented in a syringe suitable for foals from four weeks of age and horses from 70 to 700kg. Equine Gastric Ulceration...
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 9:37 AM - 0 Comments

New research shows importance of oral care for dogs

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , The Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition has announced new research - published in BMC Vet Research 1 - which examined the progression of periodontal disease in miniature schnauzers and found that without effective and frequent oral care, dental disease developed...
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:06 AM - 1 Comments

Equine vets at greater risk than prison officers

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , The British Equine Veterinary Association has published the results of a survey it commissioned which found that horse vets in the UK are probably at greater risk of injury than any other civilian profession, including the prison service. For the study...
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 6:18 PM - 0 Comments

NOAH welcomes proposals for revised veterinary medicines legislation

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) and the International Federation for Animal Health Europe (IFAH) have welcomed the European Commission's publication of proposals for revised legislation concerning veterinary medicines and medicated feed...
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:25 AM - 1 Comments

New Nurses' Certificate in Small Animal Nutrition

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Improve International has launched a new Nurses' Certificate in Small Animal Nutrition designed to help nurses with an interest in nutrition to increase the depth and range of their knowledge. The new Certificate will take its first students in March...
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 1:58 PM - 0 Comments

Practices urged to help raise prostate awareness

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Virbac has announced that it is running Canine Prostate Awareness Month (CPAM) in November, or 'Movember' as it's called by those fundraising for male prostate disease and testicular cancer. With more than 80% of entire male dogs over the...
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 2:56 PM - 0 Comments

VBF President Lydia Brown retires

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The Veterinary Benevolent Fund (VBF) has announced the retirement of its President Dr. Lydia Brown, who had served the maximum of nine years as a trustee and member of the VBF Board. Lydia became a director of the VBF following the merger of the Fund...
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 9:38 AM - 0 Comments

Ceva launches waiting room dog den competition

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Ceva Animal Health, manufacturer of Adaptil and Feliway, has launched a competition in which the practices that build the top ten dog dens in their client waiting rooms will win a luxury hamper worth £50. The competition is designed to encourage...
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