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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 4:47 PM - 0 Comments

RCVS publishes new guidance on 24/7 emergency cover

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The RCVS has published new guidance for veterinary surgeons on 24-hour emergency first aid and pain relief, providing greater definition of the professional and legal responsibilities of veterinary surgeons in the provision of emergency care, as well...
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 9:51 AM - 1 Comments

Suffolk vet struck off for bestiality

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has struck off Suffolk vet Oliver Fraser Lown after finding him guilty of five separate charges relating to the possession of extreme animal pornography and sexual activity with animals. Mr Lown, who graduated from Szent...
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 4:23 PM - 0 Comments

Pets at Home joins forces with the National Trust

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , The Pets at Home Vets Group has joined forces with the National Trust to help raise awareness of pet safety during the summer, for its latest marketing push. The campaign will see veterinary surgeons and nurses from Vets4Pets and Companion Care practices...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:44 AM - 0 Comments

RCVS hosts free webinar to explain new guidance on 24/7 emergency care

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The RCVS is hosting a free webinar at which it will explain changes to the guidance on 24-hour emergency care at 8.30pm on Monday 28 July. Veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and other practice staff are all welcome to attend. The webinar - 24/7 Emergency...
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 8:00 AM - 0 Comments

New study shows there is no escaping fleas

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , A new study carried out to look at the efficacy of spinosad (Comfortis) in cats has shown that they can acquire a flea infestation even when kept in a controlled laboratory environment. The study was conducted on a laboratory colony of 15 cats that had...
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 2:34 PM - 0 Comments

Dechra announces lower starting dose for Vetoryl

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Dechra Veterinary Products has announced a new lower recommended starting dose of Vetoryl (trilostane), its treatment for dogs with Cushing's syndrome. Dechra says the change to the Summary of Product Characteristics for Vetoryl Hard Capsules for...
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 1:09 PM - 0 Comments

RCVS Day marks historic day for veterinary nurses

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , The RCVS Day held last Friday saw the investiture of Professor Stuart Reid as the new President for 2014/15, the formal adoption of a new Royal Charter that recognises veterinary nurses, and a smorgasbord of awards. Professor Reid, who graduated from...
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 9:27 AM - 0 Comments

Ceva's cardiology webinars now available on-demand

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Ceva has announced that its cardiology webinar series, which attracted over 1,600 veterinary professionals when viewed live, is now available to view on-demand by visiting . The webinars, which cover the management of heart failure...
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 9:25 AM - 2 Comments

MSD launches Big Flea Guarantee

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , MSD Animal Health has launched the Big Flea Guarantee, a new marketing initiative to support its flea and tick treatment for dogs, Bravecto. The launch began with a live webcast from the University of Bristol offering advice for pet owners on managing...
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 9:01 AM - 0 Comments

Royal Canin launches summer cat campaign

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Royal Canin is running summer marketing campaign focusing on felines, to help small animal practices further develop their relationships with cat-owning customers. The 'Summer of the Cat' campaign runs till the end of August and aims to help practices...
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