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MDC to launch new oxygen delivery system

MDC has announced it will launch Smart Oxygen, a system it describes as a simple, instant and economical way to deliver oxygen or nebulising therapy to cats and other small animals, at the London Vet Show...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 31 Oct 2014 8:06 AM
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New credit option to ease the pain of vet bills

Somerset vet Stewart Halperin MRCVS has launched CarefreeCredit , a service designed to help pet owners pay for unforeseen veterinary bills, and take the burden of unpaid bills away from veterinary surgeons...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 7:05 AM
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Virbac to launch affordable ciclosporin

Virbac has announced the launch of what it describes as an affordable ciclosporin for the treatment of canine atopic dermatitis. Called Cyclavance, the new product will make its debut at the London Vet...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 9:34 AM
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Merial joins GARC to promote rabies vaccination

Merial has joined forces with the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) promote its "Me and My Dog - Together Against Rabies" social media campaign, designed to raise awareness of the importance...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 9:41 AM
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New powers to curb irresponsible dog owners

As of the start of this week, police forces and local authorities have new legal powers designed to reduce the number of dog attacks. For the first time, police and local authorities will be able to demand...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 8:05 AM
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Aussie vet students strip off for charity

Fourth year veterinary students from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science have produced a nude calendar in which they use a variety of strategically placed animals to protect their...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 1:08 PM
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First systematic review of veterinary homeopathy trials

The Veterinary Record has published what the British Homeopathy Association is calling the first ever systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in veterinary homeopathy . The review was...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:51 AM
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CVS launches nursing academy

Corporate vet practice CVS has launched what is billed as a state-of-the-art nurse academy to help the company's 1,000+ veterinary nurses develop their skills. Once they have qualified, nurses can...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:45 AM
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Government urges vets and nurses to become Antibiotic Guardians

Public Health England ( PHE ) is urging veterinary surgeons, nurses, other healthcare professionals and the public to become Antibiotic Guardians by visiting and pledging to make...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:32 AM
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New guide to antibiotic use

Bayer Animal Health has launched Back to Basics , a new guide to antibiotic use which focuses on the concerns raised by vets and vet students about antibiotics in a survey carried out by the company. 465...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 1:18 PM
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78% of vets treated animals for ingesting human medicines in 2013/14

Direct Line has revealed the results of a small survey which found that 78% of veterinary surgeons had treated pets for ingesting human medicines in the last year. 100 vets took part in the study, of which...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:34 AM
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New urine test result app

Virbac, maker of Pronefra for the management of CKD in cats and dogs, has launched a free app to help interpret patients' urine test results in line with the latest International Renal Interest Society...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:58 AM
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Virbac launches new wormer for cats and dogs

Virbac has launched Milpro, a palatable milbemycin / praziquantel-based broad-spectrum wormer for dogs and cats. Milpro is offered in tablet sizes suitable for dogs, small dogs or puppies, cats and small...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:43 AM
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Vet Nurse Online awards grant for animal welfare volunteering

Vet Nurse Online has announced the award of its £500 Volunteering for Animal Welfare grant to Ashley Crews, a veterinary nurse who volunteers "all the time" raising orphaned puppies and...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:38 AM
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Review calls for human-style clinical research into feline diabetes

A review of past research papers on the treatment of feline diabetes carried out by Dr Stijn Niessen at the RVC has found that much of the research into the condition was based on low-level evidence, lacked...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:28 AM
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