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Bob Martin withdraws permethrin products from supermarkets

Bob Martin, maker of the eponymous flea treatment for cats and dogs, has announced that it will be removing the last of its permethrin-containing on-animal flea treatments from sale in supermarkets. The...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 3:46 PM
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Elanco launches 'Common parasites of dogs'

Elanco Companion Animal Health, maker of Comfortis and Trifexis, has launched Common parasites of dogs , a new publication designed to help veterinary professionals advising clients about the benefits...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:32 PM
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Fitzpatrick to launch cancer referral service

Fitzpatrick Referrals has announced the launch of a new cancer and soft tissue surgery referral service headed by Professor Nick Bacon (pictured right) and Dr Laurent Findji. Professor Bacon and Dr Findji...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 8:00 AM
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Pets at Home joins forces with the National Trust

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 4:23 PM
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New study shows there is no escaping fleas

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 8:00 AM
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Dechra announces lower starting dose for Vetoryl

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 21 Jul 2014 2:34 PM
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Ceva's cardiology webinars now available on-demand

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 www.cardaliscpd.co.uk . The webinars...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 15 Jul 2014 9:27 AM
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MSD launches Big Flea Guarantee

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 14 Jul 2014 9:25 AM
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Royal Canin launches summer cat campaign

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...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 11 Jul 2014 9:01 AM
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Petplan's latest ad campaign on air

Petplan is running its television advertising campaign from now until October. The advert (below) is airing on Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, ITV2, ITV3, More 4, Gold and USA. Suzanne Cheadle, Acting Head of Marketing...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:50 AM
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Elanco launches client education films

Elanco Companion Animal Health, which makes Surolan and Surosolve, has launched a couple of short films to demonstrate to pet owners how to administer veterinary prescribed ear drops and clean their pet's...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:21 AM
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Ear, Ear. Dechra launches new practice support package

Dechra has launched a new support package to help veterinary surgeons and nurses dealing with otitis externa, and to encourage compliance amongst owners whose dogs are being treated for the disease. Called...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:47 AM
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Bayer launches new, smaller chip

Bayer Animal Health has launched Tracer Advance Slim, a new, smaller microchip which is delivered through an implanter needle that - with a diameter of 2mm - is 20% smaller than its predecessor. The company...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Fri, 04 Jul 2014 3:23 PM
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Vétoquinol offers £5,000 bursary towards behaviour diploma

Vétoquinol, the makers of Zylkène , is offering the chance for a veterinary professional to receive a bursary towards the Centre of Applied Ethnology (COAPE) Behaviour Diploma, worth £5000...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:25 AM
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Worcester vet accidentally euthanises family pet

According to a report in the Daily Mail , Worcester vet David Denny MRCVS accidentally euthanised a Jack Russell in the presence of its owner, who believed he was giving the animal antibiotics. Mr Denny...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 02 Jul 2014 2:57 PM
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