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AVID - 25 Years in Microchipping
2017 marks the 25th anniversary of AVID Plc and in that time quite a lot has changed, not least the introduction of compulsory microchipping of dogs in 2016.
Before the introduction of compulsory microchipping, AVID released the new microchip registration website for use by vet practices, rescue centres, dog wardens and trained implanters.
The new version of this system has been very well received and veterinary practices using it have remarked on how quick and simple...
Mission Rabies' 2017 is off to a flying start in Tanzania!
On 25th January, we successfully completed our first mass drive of 2017 in Meru District, Tanzania, in collaboration with Mbwa wa Africa, our local charity partner in Tanzania. Pre-vaccination education and the hard work of all involved ensured that we vaccinated a fantastic 4,575 dogs in just two weeks, smashing last year’s total! Most vaccinations were given at static points, community hubs where the Mission Rabies teams set up temporary vaccination clinics. People brought their dogs and...
ROYAL CANIN® gives graduates career advice in latest journal
ROYAL CANIN has published a special edition Veterinary Focus manual, focussing on advice for graduates about to embark upon their veterinary career. This comprehensive manual gives tips on getting your first job, working in a high-performing veterinary team, defining and being a ‘good vet’, understanding the business and looking to the future. The journal is available to download via ROYAL CANIN’s Vet Practice Portal. Printed copies are also available from each university’s Royal Canin Student...
Is your reception space giving clients the right impression?
First and Last Impressions
Clare Hemmings, Royal Canin & Emma Mapletoft, Bayer
Wednesday 15 March 2017
Hilton Newbury North
(M4 Junction 13, Newbury, RG20 8XY)
‘Superb course content and delivery…practical and interactive’
This day is run by Bayer and Royal Canin, the 2017 Regional CPD Programme Sponsors
Do you ever consciously try to view your reception area through the eyes of a client? Are you making...
Best UK Vets 2017: The results are in!
For the past year, veterinary practices all over the UK have been working hard to accumulate as many 4* and 5* reviews from their clients as possible on www.VetHelpDirect.com and www.Any-UK-Vet.co.uk. At last, the wait is finally over and this year’s Best UK Vets 2017 overall winner is Penmellyn Vets, St Columb Major based in Cornwall!
This is a well-deserved win for Penmellyn Vets, who stormed to victory with an impressive lead of over 200 more qualifying reviews than their...
WSAVA Announces Partnership with Vetstream to Enhance Global Member Communication
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has announced a partnership with veterinary digital services provider Vetstream as it focuses on enhancing communication with its 101 member associations and individual membership of more than 200,000 veterinary professionals around the world.
The WSAVA works to improve the clinical care of companion animals globally. Its core activities include the creation of global standardization guidelines, which set best practice standards...
Virbac launches Enrobactin, the NEW oral enrofloxacin
Virbac is delighted to announce the launch of NEW Enrobactin, an oral antibiotic for exotic species, including pet rabbits, rodents, ornamental birds and reptiles.
Enrobactin contains the tried and trusted antibiotic enrofloxacin but is uniquely available in 10ml bottles for convenient dispensing in practice.
Following Virbac’s simple and familiar dosing guidelines, Enrobactin can be used to treat digestive, respiratory tract and skin and wound infections* and features...
ACD are pleased to announce their appointment by Henlow Vets
ACD Projects are pleased to announce their appointment by Henlow Vets for the Detailed design and planning of the construction of their new establishment in Bedfordshire.
Starting January 2017 with an estimated construction phase of 12 weeks until handover, the refurbishment of the retail unit is now underway.
ACD Projects is an award winning multi-disciplinary construction management practice, with a particular specialism in veterinary and animal welfare...
Cats Protection welcomes proposals to close legal loopholes on kitten sales after 47,000 supporters back its campaign to protect feline welfare
The UK’s largest cat charity has welcomed proposals for a change in the law on pet sales after over 47,000 supporters backed its campaign to protect kittens sold by those more motivated by money than welfare.
Cats Protection says recommendations in a government review of animal establishments will mean anyone operating a business selling pets will require a licence – marking a major step forward in improving feline welfare.
The proposals come following the charity’s...
New BEVA Guidelines on Managing Equine Risks
BEVA is hoping to keep equine vets safer with new guidelines to help them assess and manage equine risks. The nine-page booklet is being distributed electronically to all BEVA members, together with a useful guide on spotting some of the warning signs horses may display, written by equine vet and behaviourist Gemma Pearson.
Working with horses can be dangerous: a report commissioned by BEVA in 2013 indicated that an equine vet could expect to sustain between seven and eight...
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