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23rd April 2019

A bovine tuberculosis (TB) test co-created by RVC academic Dr Ben Swift has won the Royal Dairy Innovation Award.   This test, which enables the rapid identification of cattle infected with Mycobacteria, was first developed by Dr Swift as...
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Veterinary Practice

18th April 2019

Dog owners are estimated to be four times more likely than non-dog owning adults to meet recommended physical activity guidelines, according to new University of Liverpool research. The findings, which are published today in Scientific Reports,...
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University of Liverpool

17th April 2019

Two members of the Institute of Veterinary Sciences have been honoured in this year’s Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) awards. The recipient of this year’s Queen’s Medal – the highest award that can be bestowed by the College upon an...
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University of Liverpool

17th April 2019

Vets are concerned that scepticism about vaccination is creeping over from human health into pet care as new statistics show that 98% of vets have been questioned by their clients on the need for vaccination. Well-meaning owners may be putting their...
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BVA

15th April 2019

BVA has highlighted the key role that vets have to play in furthering the sustainable animal agriculture agenda in the UK. In its latest Voice of the Veterinary Profession Survey, 89% of vets said that they would like to play a more active role in...
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BVA

15th April 2019

Recipient has enhanced animal welfare through integrating the field of human-animal interactions with veterinary clinical behaviour... Dr Melissa Bain, an American veterinarian, board-certified in both animal welfare and behavior, is the recipient...
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WSAVA

11th April 2019

With Easter just around the corner, vets are reminding pet owners to keep chocolate and other sweet treats well out of paws’ reach, as eating even a small amount can be dangerous or even fatal. The warning comes as six in ten (60 per cent) of...
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BVA

10th April 2019

A film aimed at improving the welfare of farmed fish at slaughter has been translated into nine languages. According to the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA), which created the film, humans eat more farmed fish than any other type of mammal or bird...
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The Fish Site

10th April 2019

The British Veterinary Association has welcomed today’s (10 April) announcement that EU Member States have agreed the UK’s listed status application after it met the animal health and biosecurity assurances required for a third country to export...
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BVA

6th April 2019

Playing music and providing separate waiting rooms could reduce stress in millions of dogs and cats undergoing visits to vets, according to the latest guidance from Hartpury University.   Animal Science experts from the specialist...
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Veterinary Practice

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