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15th November 2019

A dedicated farm animal vet who supported her local practice at a time of need and who has shown a passion for her work around lameness and mobility in cattle has been awarded our Young Vet of the Year Award 2019. One of the three finalists for the...
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BVA

14th November 2019

The Humane Slaughter Association is offering up to £200,000 in funding to encourage the development and adoption of humane slaughter methods for wild-caught fish. The funding is intended to support a systematic review and feasibility study into...
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The Fish Site

14th November 2019

We're calling on the public to be #DogKind this Christmas following shocking survey results. We're urging the dog-owning British public to be aware of separation anxiety as survey reveals that a fifth of dog owners believe it's acceptable to leave...
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RSPCA

13th November 2019

Vets say that they will be switching over their TV channels from ITV’s ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here’ due to serious, ongoing concerns around the welfare of animals used in tasks on the show. As season 19 of the reality television...
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BVA

12th November 2019

Turkeys and geese are traditionally birds of Christmas. Whilst they may be the centrepiece of the holiday season for many, it’s important to consider the animal behind the dinner. Around 250,000 geese are raised for Christmas annually in the UK – a...
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Veterinary Practice

11th November 2019

  MORE TH>N has revealed that of the 12 most common pet insurance claims reported to it in 2018, half can be significantly affected by obesity This means that being overweight or not having enough exercise could contribute to the development of,...
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Veterinary Practice

11th November 2019

From first- to fourth-degree burns, what are the best ways to treat thermal burns in reptiles? Thermal burns are a common presentation for a range of different reptile species. It is unknown exactly why they are so prone to thermal injury, but it...
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Veterinary Practice

11th November 2019

A unique nationwide field trial for a vaccine for the prevention of equine grass sickness (EGS) has led to a greater understanding of the illness, despite its effectiveness proving inconclusive. The trial was coordinated by the Animal Health Trust,...
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University of Liverpool

8th November 2019

The 3T's Alliance has published its latest conclusions on efficient solutions to end painful procedures in piglets and young pigs. The 3Ts Global Stakeholder Alliance Addressing Painful Piglet Procedures have been gathering the evidence for piglet...
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The Pig Site

7th November 2019

A new artificial intelligence (AI) technique developed by the University of Surrey could eventually help veterinarians quickly identify Cavalier King Charles Spaniel (CKCS) dogs with a chronic disease that causes crippling pain. The same technique...
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University of Surrey

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