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Welsh Government delays dog microchipping

Welsh Government delays dog microchipping Plans to introduce compulsory dog microchipping in Wales this March have been delayed. In a written statement published in September last year, the Welsh deputy minister for farming and food, Rebecca Evans, said she had asked for the draft regulations to be withdrawn to ensure they are "fit for purpose" before they come into force. Read More
AHT seeks litters of white kittens

AHT seeks litters of white kittens

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) are calling for litters of white kittens to help further knowledge about how many white cats are born deaf. Animals with a predominantly white coat are more prone to deafness, however the genetics behind the phenomenon is still unclear.... Read More

Post-nominals debate reaches RVNs

Post-nominals debate reaches RVNs

Just a few months after the RCVS Council made a u-turn on its controversial decision to remove vets' post-nominals from the register, the Veterinary Nursing Council is set to consider adding more post-nominals to the register for nurses. At the VN Council meeting... Read More


Welsh Government delays dog microchipping

Welsh Government delays dog microchipping

Compulsory microchipping law due in March has...

AHT seeks litters of white kittens

AHT seeks litters of white kittens
Charity needs feline participants to help with deafness study Read More

RSPCA clinics in London facing closure

RSPCA clinics in London facing closure
Lack of funds place TV's animal hospital and three clinics at risk Read More


&pound2m boost for equine research programme

£2m boost for equine research programme

Programme includes 14 research projects and three...

Veterinary dentistry: the need to educate clients

Veterinary dentistry: the need to educate clients
Getting a practice approach to good dentistry Read More

BHA clarifies use of levothyroxine sodium

BHA clarifies use of levothyroxine sodium
Horse must show evidence of equine metabolic syndrome or hypothyroidism Read More


Law change benefits endangered animals

Law change benefits endangered animals
Jersey vets able to take blood samples to aid conservation efforts

Will IVF save the northern white rhino?
Experts agree IVF may be the best chance for animal's survival

Jellyfish detect direction of ocean currents
They can also swim strongly against them

Post-nominals debate reaches RVNs

Post-nominals debate reaches RVNs
VN Council to discuss adding more post-nominals to the register

BVNA celebrates its 50th year
'2015 is a momentous year for the veterinary nursing profession'

Vet nurses must join RCVS register or cease practice
Royal Charter approved by privy council


Non-stun petition hits target

Non-stun petition hits target
BVA calls for House of Commons debate at the earliest opportunity

New Veterinary Services Centre opens
HRH the Princess Royal opens new buildings at Harper Adams

Animal rescues axed in Welsh fire cuts
North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority currently faces cuts of up to 3.3m

Battersea announce their new Purr Minister

Battersea announce their new Purr Minister
Billy is Westminster's top cat

Alfie phone home
Missing moggie found in phone box

Superstar chickens prepare for the red carpet
Boogaloo and Graham nominated for live action short Oscar

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A Vet Nurse's Diary
A vet nurse's diary: Caring for patients in kennels First thing this morning I cleaned out all the hospital patients, made sure they had their medication and walked a dog staying overnight due to pancreatitis. We also had two other hospital patients; a cat that had been involved in a road traffic accident and another cat that boards with us occasionally as it needs to have its bladder expressed daily. ...<Read full diary

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Pets chosen as 'pictures of health'Pets chosen as 'pictures of health'

Four UK pets have been transformed into calendar stars with the National Office of Animal Welfare's latest campaign.

Brackie the rabbit, Izzy the cat, a dog called Freya Woof, and Serj the bearded dragon all fought off stiff competition from hundreds of pets around the UK, following a nationwide hunt to find four pet 'pictures of health' to appear in the organisation's 2015 wall chart calendar.

The calendar aims to encourage pet owners to think about the health of their pets and to seek independent, expert animal healthcare advice.



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