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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 8:53 AM - 0 Comments

Ceva launches new Feliway TV advertisement

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Ceva Animal Health has launched a new national TV advertising campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of its veterinary behaviour product Feliway amongst cat owners. Featuring the strapline 'Transforming behaviour begins with Feliway', Ceva...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 8:47 AM - 0 Comments

Nominations open for Young Poultry Vet of the Year 2015

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , The World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA) has announced that nominations are now open for its Young Poultry Veterinarian of the Year 2015 Award, sponsored by Zoetis. The award, now in its fourth year, is open to qualified poultry veterinarians who...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 8:39 AM - 0 Comments

Metacam for pigs now also available as an oral suspension

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Ltd has announced that Metacam is now available for use in pigs as an oral suspension. Metacam, which contains the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) meloxicam, is indicated for the treatment of non-infectious...
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 5:36 PM - 0 Comments

Merial launches new wormer for dogs

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Merial Animal Health has launched Veloxa, a palatable broad spectrum dewormer for dogs, effective against roundworm, hookworm, whipworm and tapeworm. Merial says Veloxa uses a proprietary technology which coats the bitter active ingredients in the beef...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 2:30 PM - 1 Comments

New campaign to highlight danger of Christmas treats

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Forum Animal Health , makers of Apometic, an emetic for dogs, has launched a campaign to raise awareness among vets about the dangers of human foods to dogs, particularly over the festive period. According to the PDSA, almost half a million dog owners...
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 8:00 AM - 0 Comments -

New initiative to support vets' and nurses' mental health and wellbeing

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , The RCVS has launched Mind Matters , a new initiative to help address mental health and wellbeing issues within the veterinary profession. Neil Smith, RCVS Vice-President and Chair of the Mind Matters Initiative said: "Mental Health is a significant...
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 8:19 AM - 0 Comments

Improve launches latest tranche of online OV training

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Improve International has launched the latest tranche of online training for those seeking qualification as an Official Veterinarian (OV). The company says completion of the new training modules will lead to qualification in the following areas: OCQ(V...
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 9:19 AM - 0 Comments

Internal medicine specialist joins Surrey referral practice

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , Sheila Wills BSc BVetMed CertSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS, specialist in internal medicine, has joined Wey Referrals , the Surrey-based multi-disciplinary veterinary referral practice. Professor John Innes, Referral Director at CVS (of which Wey Referrals is...
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 5:58 PM - 0 Comments

New alternative to iodine for drying out umbilical cords

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , , Vetsonic UK has announced the addition to its range of Vetericyn Super 7+, a brand new umbilical cord dry-out solution for use in calves, lambs, piglets, foals, kids and puppies which is designed as an alternative to iodine. Vetsonic says that because...
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 5:47 PM - 0 Comments

More practices offering CarefreeCredit to clients

Published by Arlo Guthrie. Filed under: , CarefreeCredit, the vet-run company we reported on back in October , has announced that it is working with its 600th practice in offering its interest-free or low-interest credit to clients that find themselves unable to pay for unforeseen veterinary...
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