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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...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 7:46 AM - 0 Comments

Merial launches new NSAID for cattle, pigs and horses

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Merial Animal Health has launched Allevinix, a flunixin-based non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) pain killer for cattle, pigs and horses. Victoria Hudson, Product Manager for Merial Animal Health said: "We have positioned Allevinix as the flexible...
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 9:37 AM - 0 Comments

New research shows importance of oral care for dogs

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , The Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition has announced new research - published in BMC Vet Research 1 - which examined the progression of periodontal disease in miniature schnauzers and found that without effective and frequent oral care, dental disease developed...
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:10 AM - 0 Comments

Ceva launches educational initiative to help young livestock vets succeed

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Ceva Animal Health has launched a new initiative to help young vets attend a variety of educational opportunities to further their knowledge of cattle reproduction. The reprodAction Young Vet Initiative was introduced this month and three young vets have...
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:55 AM - 0 Comments

Andrew Harrison appointed as new BEVA President

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Andrew Harrison, a partner at Three Counties Equine Hospital in Gloucestershire, has been appointed as the new President of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) for 2014/15. Andrew took over the role from Paul Jepson at the end of BEVA Congress...
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:06 AM - 0 Comments

Equine vets at greater risk than prison officers

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , The British Equine Veterinary Association has published the results of a survey it commissioned which found that horse vets in the UK are probably at greater risk of injury than any other civilian profession, including the prison service. For the study...
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 6:18 PM - 0 Comments

NOAH welcomes proposals for revised veterinary medicines legislation

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) and the International Federation for Animal Health Europe (IFAH) have welcomed the European Commission's publication of proposals for revised legislation concerning veterinary medicines and medicated feed...
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 1:58 PM - 0 Comments

Practices urged to help raise prostate awareness

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Virbac has announced that it is running Canine Prostate Awareness Month (CPAM) in November, or 'Movember' as it's called by those fundraising for male prostate disease and testicular cancer. With more than 80% of entire male dogs over the...
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 2:56 PM - 0 Comments

VBF President Lydia Brown retires

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The Veterinary Benevolent Fund (VBF) has announced the retirement of its President Dr. Lydia Brown, who had served the maximum of nine years as a trustee and member of the VBF Board. Lydia became a director of the VBF following the merger of the Fund...
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 9:38 AM - 0 Comments

Ceva launches waiting room dog den competition

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Ceva Animal Health, manufacturer of Adaptil and Feliway, has launched a competition in which the practices that build the top ten dog dens in their client waiting rooms will win a luxury hamper worth £50. The competition is designed to encourage...
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