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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:20 PM - 0 Comments

Internal medicine specialist joins Chester referral practice

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , CVS Group has announced that European internal medicine specialist Caroline Kisielewicz MVB CertSAM DipECVIM-CA is joining ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists with effect from 1 October 2014. Caroline Kisielewicz graduated from University College, Dublin...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 9:20 AM - 0 Comments

Bayer helps gather the evidence that old people benefit from owning pets

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , The International Federation on Ageing has published Companion Animals and the Health of Older Persons , a report described as the most extensive literature review to date of research undertaken in the field of companion animals and the health of older...
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 2:12 PM - 0 Comments

BSAVA offers new legal services for vets and nurses

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , The British Small Animal Veterinary Association has announced that it is offering a new, enhanced legal service for its members, in conjunction Harrison Clark Rickerbys . From 1st October, BSAVA members will be able to benefit from discounted rates and...
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 8:06 AM - 0 Comments

Vétoquinol launches pet behaviour website

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Vétoquinol, makers of Zylkène, a complementary feed for cats and dogs, has launched , a new website with advice for pet owners about how they can help their pet deal with unsettling situations. The website offers a behavioural...
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 7:40 AM - 0 Comments

New system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Avacta Animal Health and the University of Leicester have announced the development of a new, user-friendly electronic system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs in the early stages, and for remission monitoring. Marketed as cLBT (canine lymphoma blood test...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 3:16 PM - 0 Comments

Loxicom gets new indications for use in cats and calves

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Norbrook Laboratories has announced the addition of new indications to its Loxicom (meloxicam) products, two regarding its use in cats, and the other in calves. Loxicom 5mg/ml solution for injection for dogs and cats is now indicated for the management...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 2:29 PM - 0 Comments

BVD survey shows farmers failing to test for Persistently Infected animals

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Novartis Animal Health has announced the results of a survey of dairy and beef farmers which found that 39% of those who found Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) present in their herd did not then go on to test for persistently infected (PI) animals. Any calf...
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 8:30 AM - 0 Comments

BCF launches new generation wireless equine DR X-ray system

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , BCF has announced the launch of the wireless Cuattro Slate 4 equine DR system. BCF says the new system is available with an Automatic Exposure Detection (AED) panel, which means the plate automatically recognises the radiation from the generator, with...
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 7:58 AM - 0 Comments

RCVS surveys provide snapshot of the profession

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The RCVS has published its 2014 Survey of the Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing Professions, a snapshot of the demographics of the profession, and the educational and work status of its members. The results, which gauge individual views on the current...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 8:00 AM - 0 Comments

Zoetis launches new treatment for gastric ulcers in horses

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Zoetis has launched UlcerGold (omeprazole) for the treatment - and prevention of recurrence - of gastric ulcers in horses and foals, presented in a syringe suitable for foals from four weeks of age and horses from 70 to 700kg. Equine Gastric Ulceration...
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