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New system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs

Avacta Animal Health and the University of Leicester have announced the development of a new, user-friendly electronic system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs in the early stages, and for remission monitoring...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 23 Sep 2014 7:40 AM
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Loxicom gets new indications for use in cats and calves

Norbrook Laboratories has announced the addition of new indications to its Loxicom (meloxicam) products, two regarding its use in cats, and the other in calves. Loxicom 5mg/ml solution for injection for...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 22 Sep 2014 3:16 PM
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New research shows importance of oral care for dogs

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 9:37 AM
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New Nurses' Certificate in Small Animal Nutrition

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:25 AM
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Practices urged to help raise prostate awareness

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 09 Sep 2014 1:58 PM
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Ceva launches waiting room dog den competition

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 04 Sep 2014 9:38 AM
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Vygon Vet launches time-saving 'procedure packs'

Vygon Vet has launched two new 'procedure packs' containing disposable essentials for unblocking a tomcat or performing a spay or minor surgery. The KatKath Urinary Catheter Insertion Pack contains...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:30 AM
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Petplan opens nominations for 2015 Veterinary Awards

Petplan has announced that nominations for its 2015 Veterinary Awards will open on 1st September 2014. The awards, which are designed to recognise members of the veterinary profession who have gone 'above...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 22 Aug 2014 8:26 AM
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CVS acquires landmark 100th practice

CVS has announced its acquisition of the West End Veterinary Partnership, an Edinburgh-based veterinary practice, bringing the number of practice groups owned by the company to 100, operating out of 267...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 9:27 AM
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Tonight: vets join Channel Four team to reveal secret life of dogs

Veterinary scientist, Dr Alex German and veterinary nurse, Shelley Holden are joining presenter and vet, Mark Evans in a new Channel Four series exploring the secret life of dogs, the first of which airs...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 9:18 AM
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Kennel Club asks vets to support obesity campaign

The Kennel Club is calling on the profession to support Get Fit With Fido , its new campaign to help tackle the growing dog obesity crisis by educating owners about the range of different ways to get fit...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 8:32 AM
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Are vets pricing themselves out of the market?

Two analyses of the pet insurance market have been published this week, which together suggest that veterinary practices may be starting to price themselves out of the market. Both reports are titled Pet...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 15 Aug 2014 8:03 AM
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Royal Canin launches Pet Weight Care Team

Royal Canin has announced that it has established a team of three specialist advisors to work directly with veterinary practices to help develop and improve their weight management clinics, client retention...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 12 Aug 2014 8:19 AM
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Research identifies skull shape risks for toy breeds

Researchers from the University of Bristol have published the results of a study which has identified risk factors for syringomyelia (SM) and which could help breeders select away from characteristics...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 8:18 AM
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Jack Russell gets royal treatment

A Jack Russell from Thurso had a bit of a surprise last week, when it looked down the stethoscope to find Prince Charles at the other end. The slightly unlikely encounter happened when the prince visited...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 07 Aug 2014 8:00 AM
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