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Pet Diabetes Month Set to Inject some Excitement into Veterinary Calendar

September 19, 2014

MSD Animal Health has confirmed that Pet Diabetes Month will take place in November for the sixth year running. The event is becoming an established staple of the veterinary marketing calendar. This year as well as raising awareness of pet diabetes, there is a real emphasis on detection of the condition through testing of cat [...]

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Which Vet Nurse Will Steer Their Way to Success in Drive Nutrition 2014?

September 17, 2014

Hill’s™ Drive Nutrition competition is back – and this year Hill’s has selected a brand new iconic Fiat 500 as the ultimate prize. It’s sure to give the Hill’s stand the wow factor at BVNA congress where the winner will be announced in front of an excited audience. Hill’s is inviting delegates to come along [...]

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Zoetis Study Tour Focuses on Tackling Emerging Infectious Diseases in Pigs

September 9, 2014

The pig industry needs to be continually aware of the risk of emerging and re-emerging diseases, world-renowned expert Dr. Joaquim Segalés told a Zoetis study tour in Spain recently. The study tour was organised for UK pig veterinarians and leading producers. Dr. Segalés, director of CReSA, the Research Centre for Animal Health in Barcelona, said [...]

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HRH The Princess Royal to attend BEVA Congress

September 9, 2014

BEVA Council is looking forward to Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Patron of BEVA, visiting Congress on Thursday 11 September 2014. The Princess Royal has been Patron of BEVA since 2003; a position previously held by her Grandmother, The Queen Mother. The Princess Royal’s enduring relationship with horses is evidenced by Her links with [...]

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Vetstream at BEVA Congress 2014

September 8, 2014

This year’s BEVA Congress is just around the corner; taking place from the 10th-13th September at The ICC in Birmingham, right in the  heart of one of Europe’s most vibrant and exciting cities. Vetstream will be at BEVA for the duration, so why not come and visit us on stand R15 where we will have [...]

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Myxomatosis Outbreaks in Parts of the UK

August 26, 2014

Just this week we’ve heard of confirmed cases in Nottinghamshire, West Sussex and Peterborough where one owner has lost 17 (unvaccinated) rabbits. We also know that there have been reports elsewhere of outbreaks in Aberdeenshire, North Essex, Abingdon (Oxfordshire), Medway and Isle of Grain in Kent. The new combined vaccine is not a mixture of [...]

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Supreme Shines the Spotlight on Rabbits at London Vet Show

August 19, 2014

After last year’s sell-out success, Supreme Petfoods is delighted to announce it will once again be hosting a series of specialist rabbit lectures at London Vet Show (LVS) this November. The Rabbit Sessions seminars will be freely available to all LVS delegates and will see experts from across the globe cover a host of hot [...]

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First IBQX Vaccine For The UK And Irish Poultry Industry

August 12, 2014

Zoetis has announced the availability in the UK and Ireland of the first specific vaccine against the QX strain of the infectious bronchitis virus — Poulvac® IBQX For the past two years the vaccine has only been available with a special import certificate from the Veterinary Medicines Directorate for use on flocks where the QX [...]

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First Equine Case of SLEV Reported in Brazil

August 5, 2014

A case of neurologic disease caused by St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) has been found in a horse in Brazil. The horse died from the infection, which was thought to be the first instance of SLEV infecting an equine. An outbreak of human encephalitis in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1933 was blamed on the virus, [...]

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Professor Tim Gruffydd-Jones Receives AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Award

July 29, 2014

This week the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will recognize University of Bristol feline medicine specialist Professor Tim Gruffydd-Jones, BVetMed PhD, with the 2014 AVMF/Winn Feline Foundation Award at its 2014 meeting. During the AVMA’s Annual Convention in Denver, July 25–29, the AVMA will honor some of the nation’s top veterinarians, individuals and organizations during [...]