Bethan MacKenzie, Jennifer Scully, Emma Foster and Chris Middleton from The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh have won Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica’s prestigious annual awards for cardiology, orthopaedics and anaesthesia, as nominated by the respective heads of departments at the college.
Now in its 16th consecutive year, the awards are designed to recognise the importance of these significant areas of veterinary medicine. They are presented to students who...
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Boehringer awards Royal Dick students anaesthesia, orthopaedics and cardiology prizes
CVS Hadrian's Wall Challenge Nets £8,000 for Support Dogs
Staff from CVS practices are recovering after trekking 25 miles along Hadrian's Wall on Saturday 26 September. The teams undertook the challenge to raise funds for Support Dogs, the practice's charity of the year for 2015. They have already raised more than £8,000, exceeding their original target by more than £5,000.
Three teams primarily made up of vets, nurses and support staff took part in the challenge, setting off from the ancient Roman fort of Brocolitia at 8.00 am on...Last edited by Kristina Kisbee; 03-10-2015, 07:01 PM.
More reasons to go smoke-free this Stoptober, say BVA and BSAVA
In light of today’s legislation forbidding drivers to smoke with children in their vehicle, British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) are encouraging pet owners to avoid smoking for their pets’ benefit as well.
The devastating effects of passive smoking on humans is well documented, but vets are concerned that many animal owners may be inadvertently harming their beloved pets by lighting up when they are together in an...
Vet Charity Challenge 2015 – A fantastic dayThe fourth annual Vet Charity Challenge this year was held at Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. The day was basked in sunshine and beautiful countryside. Thirty teams of four spent the day walking/running, cycling and kayaking as well as some orienteering and mental and physical tasks.
The aim of the day is to have fun, build teamwork within your practice and also raise funds for animal based charities. So far the Vet Charity Challenge has raised over £100,000. In 2015 the charities...
Bayer launches online webinar series: New perspectives on tackling bacterial infections
Newbury, September, 2015 Subsequent to a veterinary survey commissioned by Bayer Animal Health on the topic of antimicrobials and their use, Bayer is producing a range of educational resources, as part of the Veraflox What Lies Beneath campaign, to address commonly raised concerns, including those surrounding owner compliance, laboratory testing, and prescribing policies in different clinical scenarios.
The research amongst 135 veterinary professionals highlights challenges...
Get Involved: New Research Group
Call for expressions of interest to join a research group in Early Childhood Educational Anthrozoology (based at Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK)
The research group has a particular focus on developing connections between researchers who are looking at the ways in which;
- young children’s animals-related learning is scaffolded by early education professionals and in education settings
- child-animal relationships are supported/managed in different early education
HealthforAnimals position on Rabies Eradication: Rabies can and must be eradicated.
HealthforAnimals fully support the eradication of Rabies in people and animals
Human and animal rabies are inextricably linked. The most effective way to eliminate human rabies is by eradicating it in animals through animal vaccination. Rabies control requires a “One Health” approach including dog vaccination, human vaccination, post-bite treatment, and educating the public.
The role of the animal health industry: The animal health industry fully supports the work and engagement...
World Small Animal Veterinary Association Says Collaboration is Key in Global Rabies Fight
On Word Rabies Day 2015, Monday 28 September, the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has confirmed its commitment to collaboration as key to success in the fight against the disease. The Association is mobilizing its global veterinary community of 146,500 practising small animal veterinarians to work alongside major international organizations spearheading global rabies control with the target of eliminating rabies by 2030.
Professor Michael Day chairs the WSAVA's...
HRH The Princess Royal presents two Queen's Awards to Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging.
With her well-known interest in horses Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal was a most welcome guest at the presentation of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise to Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging on 22nd September.
Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging Ltd is one of only two companies this year to be awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in two categories. The innovation award recognises the equine standing MRI (EQ2) developed by Hallmarq, which has completely changed how vets approach the...
Ceva wins ICC ‘Easy to Give’ Awards for Vectra® Felis and Zodon®
Ceva Animal Health has been awarded two prestigious International Cat Care (ICC) ‘Easy to Give’ Awards for its popular ectoparasiticide, Vectra® Felis, and its tasty clindamycin antibiotic, Zodon®.
In total, only 31 products have won ICC ‘Easy to Give’ Awards since they launched in 2005 and Ceva has now won more than any other animal health company. Ceva previously won recognition for products within its antibiotic range including Kesium®, Therios® and Efex® and its ectoparasiticide,...
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That's interesting and thanks again for the input. Everything you've listed I can relate to and I suspect most vets who work in clinical practice would...24-07-2015, 02:58 PM