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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:00 AM - 0 Comments

New, improved veterinary job advertising

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: has officially launched a completely revamped job advertising section designed to make it quite simply the best place to advertise jobs for veterinary staff online. VetNurse Jobs now allows jobseekers to search for veterinary positions...
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:49 AM - 0 Comments

Latest equine ophthalmology research now available online

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Wiley has announced the joint online publication of a special issue of 22 ophthalmology papers from Equine Veterinary Journal , Equine Veterinary Education and Veterinary Ophthalmology . Clinical equine ophthalmology: The current state of the art brings...
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:10 AM - 0 Comments

Charity launches practice hygiene audit tool

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The Bella Moss Foundation (BMF) has launched a free practice hygiene audit tool. The BMF Practice Hygiene Self Audit is a web-based assessment tool that allows staff to monitor cleanliness across the practice – from theatre and prep rooms to laundry...
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 5:53 PM - 0 Comments

Defra finalises new microchip regulations

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , The RCVS reports that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has now finalised the new microchip regulations for England, which include a provision that dog breeders and other individuals who wish to implant microchips and have...
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:07 AM - 1 Comments

Texas vet provokes outrage after posting picture of cat she'd killed with a bow and arrow

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: A vet from Texas hit the headlines this weekend after allegedly killing a feral cat with a bow and arrow and then posting photographs and bragging about it on Facebook. According to various news reports, Kristen Lindsey DVM's post quickly went viral...
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 6:59 PM - 0 Comments

New single-handed treatment gun for low dose meds

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Zoetis has launched a new high precision treatment gun for single-handed low volume subcutaneous injections. The gun handles medications up to 5ml per treatment. The company says it is designed for use with its long acting moxidectin injectable wormer...
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:54 AM - 0 Comments

Virbac launches new spot-on ectoparasiticide

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Virbac has launched Prinovox, a new prescription-only spot-on ectoparasiticide for dogs and cats. The company says the new product contains the same combination of Moxidectin and Imidacloprid as the market leader, but is offered with a unique and innovative...
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 5:35 PM - 1 Comments

Zoetis launches practice profit optimisation software

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: Zoetis Business Consulting has announced the launch of Profitsolver, a software tool designed to boost practice profits. The software has already been rolled out in the US, where Zoetis says that it has delivered an average of £103,000 extra profit...
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:33 AM - 0 Comments

Improve's PgCs now count towards Advanced Practitioner status

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Improve International has announced that several of the Postgraduate Certificate programmes (PgC's) which it delivers in conjunction with Harper Adams University and the European School of Veterinary Studies (ESVPS) have been added to the list of...
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:00 AM - 1 Comments

Doctor, you can change your Register entry now

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: The RCVS has launched a new online form to allow veterinary surgeons to change their Register title to 'Dr'. You can make the change by logging into the 'My Account' area of the RCVS website ( ) where you can access...
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