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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 . 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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Virbac launches palatable phosphate-binder for CKD patients

Virbac has launched Pronefra, a palatable phosphate-binder to aid with the management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in cats and dogs. The company says that managing blood phosphate levels is regarded...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 01 Jul 2014 2:10 PM
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Durham practice targeted by 'cowardly' protester

Dunhelm Veterinary Group in Durham has been targeted by an unusual protest, parked outside its front door. According to a report in the Northern Echo , the van appeared outside the practice last Saturday...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 30 Jun 2014 9:54 AM
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New research into cat owners' thinking

Bayer Animal Health, maker of Profender , has released the results of some market research conducted amongst cat owners. The survey, which was conducted by OnePoll amongst 1000 cat owners, found that:...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:35 AM
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Ceva research highlights flea treatment compliance issue

Ceva Animal Health, maker of Vectra 3D , has released the results of some market research which gives a little insight into current levels of owner compliance with veterinary flea treatment advice. Of...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:02 PM
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