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Merial seeks vets' insight for first of its kind feline vaccination report
To help vets better understand the latest recommendations regarding feline vaccination, Merial is producing a comprehensive report that details all vets need to know about feline vaccination.
The ‘Give Them Just What they Need’ report will compile relevant published data, owner insight, pertinent details of the latest feline vaccination guidelines and expert commentary. To compliment this and allow the report to represent the full picture, Merial are asking vets to take a few moments...
Upcoming CPD from Webinar Vet
Thu 3rd September, 2015 Time: 8:30pm - 9:30pm Health Problems of Chelonians
Sean McCormack will discuss Health Problems of Chelonians.
Tue 8th September, 2015 Time: 1pm - 2pm
Join the veterinary health informatics revolution – SAVSNET, ticks, antibacterials and effect of client deprivation
The Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNET) was recently developed in the UK to improve...Last edited by Kristina Kisbee; 28-08-2015, 09:12 AM.
Important new resources on pain management!If you missed the WSAVA World Congress in Bangkok, you can still download these lectures from the Global Pain Council Stream!
- Assessing for acute pain in dogs and cats; Sheilah Robertson:
- Local anesthesia; Paulo Steagal:
- Assessing for chronic pain in dogs and cats; Robertson & Steagal:
- Analgesic tools in small animal anesthesia; Paulo Steagal:
- Novel future pharmacological therapies for chronic pain; Sheilah Robertson:
- Adjunctive modalities - non-pharma; Sheilah Robertson:
Integrated Campaigns, walking the tightrope...
Pinfold Vets Sign up for Vet Charity ChallengeA team from Leicestershire-based Pinfold Vets is one of the latest to sign up for the annual 'Vet Charity Challenge' which, takes place on Saturday 26 September 2015 at Cannock Chase, Staffordshire. Vets Lorna Clark (Calamity Clark) and Rupert Symes (Sartorial Symes), Head Nurse Amy Knight (Knockout Knight) and Receptionist Katie Johnson (Jog on Johnson) are looking forward to tackling a range of gruelling events in order to raise funds for SPANA, International Cat Care and Canine Partners. Challenges...
Ceva extends its popular LOGIC® rangeCeva Animal Health has extended its popular LOGIC® range with the launch of the new LOGIC® Ease range of palatable veterinary strength supplements for dogs and cats.
The innovative, tasty ‘soft chew’ LOGIC supplements contain high quality active ingredients, which have been specifically developed to ensure the high standards that owners expect for their pets. These supplements allow owners to ‘treat’ their pets, knowing they are contributing to the health of their pet and reducing...
In Celebration Of Mans Best Friend: HealthforAnimals Launches Interactive Infographic Ahead Of World Dog Day
Around the world humankind benefits from its relationship with dogs; a truth which is at the core of World Dog Day, celebrated annually on the 26th August.
In recognition and celebration of the age-old union between Man and Dog, HealthforAnimals has created an online interactive infographic, detailing the many valuable roles dogs perform in societies all around the world.
Launched today, the infographic can be viewed on http://healthforanimals.org/human-anima...
Details of breach of NOAH Code on promotion by MSD Animal Health now available
At its meeting in June 2015, the NOAH Code of Practice Committee heard one case where MSD Animal Health was found to be in breach of 6 of the 8 items under complaint; 3 by concession of the Respondent and 3 by adjudication by the Committee.
This case related to MSD Animal Health’s information, supplied to veterinary practices in February 2015, concerning a leptospirosis outbreak and MSD Animal Health’s Nobivac L4 product. A second communication which was stated to be a correction...
Deadly disease found at Rio Olympic site
A surprise glanders scare at the Deodoro Olympic horse park in Rio, which the 2016 Olympic organisers kept under wraps until last week, has caused concern within the equestrian industry.
Team GBR World Class performance director Dan Hughes is at the Rio test event this week (5-9 August), awaiting updates.
Glanders is a deadly bacterial infection, largely wiped out around the world but which reappeared in Brazil 15 years ago.
The British Equestrian Federation...
What effect does euthanasia for animals have on vets?
"They wouldn't treat an animal like this." It's the common cry of supporters of voluntary euthanasia, appalled that while we are willing to put animals out of their misery without their consent, we won't do the same for humans at their own request. This was also the exact phrase uttered by the 96-year-old father of the former Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger as he lay dying a slow, painful death.
Putting down animals is something that commands near-universal support....
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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
I think that many vets have several factors predisposing to suicide concentrated into one person ...
- high achievers
- often loners, socially...24-07-2015, 02:30 PM
Thanks for the comment. So what do you think the reasons for the relatively high suicide rate are then?23-07-2015, 10:14 AM
Although I am more than happy to blame the RCVS for many things, veterinary mental health isn't one of them. Yes, fear of regulators can be a stress,...23-07-2015, 07:45 AM