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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 9:01 AM - 0 Comments

Bayer launches Drontal Dog Tasty Bone

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Bayer has announced that it has launched a new bone-shaped version of the Drontal Plus tablet with greatly increased palatability to increase client compliance. In a field study, new Drontal Dog Tasty Bone proved to be voluntarily consumed by 88% of 150...
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 5:51 PM - 0 Comments

Kruuse launches Premium Buster Collar

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Kruuse has launched the Buster Premium Dog Collar, described as the greatest innovation in Elizabethan dog collars since the original. The company says the new collar has been designed with two things in mind. First and foremost, patient comfort. Secondly...
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 8:30 AM - 3 Comments

Vet students' winning cake says rhinos should be horny

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: Veterinary students Harry Pink and Meg Coram have won the third Sutton Bonington Science Cake competition for their entry: Rhinos Should Be Horny (pictured right, click to enlarge). The competition was held on the 12th March in aid of Comic Relief, with...
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 6:12 PM - 0 Comments

Bayer gets animated about antibiotics

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Bayer Animal Health, the maker of Veraflox, has produced a new animation which explains the considerations veterinary surgeons should take into account when choosing which antibiotic to prescribe. The animation outlines the key steps that should be taken...
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 8:52 AM - 0 Comments

Zoetis takes animal health digital

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , , Zoetis unveiled the Centre for Digital Innovation (CDI), it's new centre for creating digital products that enable data-driven decision-making to enhance precision farming and improve animal wellbeing for livestock and pets, at the House of Lords...
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 8:33 AM - 0 Comments

Boehringer launches new BVD vaccine

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica has announced that it will be launching Bovela, a new viral diarrhoea (BVD) vaccine, to farmers during April 2015. Allan Henderson from Boehringer said: "BVD remains the most common viral disease affecting cattle throughout...
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:23 AM - 0 Comments

Help needed with lungworm research

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Researchers from Highcroft Veterinary Referrals, the Royal Veterinary College and the University of Zurich are asking veterinary surgeons to take part in a survey designed to identify the rate of complications associated with Angiostrongylus vasorum ...
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:12 AM - 0 Comments

Improve launches veterinary acupuncture Cert modules

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Improve International has launched four new modules towards achieving a General Practitioner Certificate (GPCert) and Post Graduate Certificate (PgC) in Western Veterinary Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Management. The company says the new modules are designed...
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 5:58 PM - 4 Comments -

Voting opens for 2015 RCVS Council elections

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: Veterinary surgeons can now cast votes for their preferred candidates in this year’s RCVS Council election. Ballot papers with candidate details, biographies and manifestos were posted to all MsRCVS this week. In total there are 11 candidates in...
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 5:17 PM - 0 Comments

Vet Charity Challenge 2015 announced

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The organisers of the Vet Charity Challenge have announced that the 2015 fundraising and teambuilding event for the profession will take place on Saturday 26th September at Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. The event consists of teams of four walking/running...
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