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'Don't be Dogfished', pet lovers warned

'Don't be Dogfished', pet lovers warned Pet lovers are being warned about the perils of being 'Dogfished' after six puppies were found covered in engine oil in the back of a van. The Dogs Trust is warning people against buying pets via online adverts, particularly as demand for puppies soared during lockdown. Since the 23 March, the charity has rescued 43 dogs that were illegally imported into the UK... Read More
Third COVID impact survey suggests improving picture

Third COVID impact survey suggests improving picture
There has been an increase in practice turnover with more practices approaching a 'near-normal caseload', according to findings from the third RCVS survey on the impact of COVID-19. A total of 196 veterinary practices responded to the survey, which the RCVS sent to... Read More

Animal Health Trust set to close

Animal Health Trust set to close
The Animal Health Trust's (AHT) Board of Trustees has announced that the charity is to close citing a lack of funding. The announcement comes after months of the charity trying to secure emergency funding, including the potential use of government schemes. A... Read More


Battersea issues guidance on separation anxiety

Battersea issues guidance on separation anxiety
Advice to help pets cope with owners'...

'Don't be Dogfished', pet lovers warned

'Don't be Dogfished', pet lovers warned
Dogs Trust warns of the perils of buying pets through online adverts. Read More

Kennel Club announces collaboration with Dogs New Zealand

Kennel Club announces collaboration with Dogs New Zealand
Collaboration will help to improve and protect brachycephalic health. Read More


Heat affects speed of horses more than humans - study

Heat affects speed of horses more than humans - study
Scientists analyse the effect of ambient...

Aservo EquiHaler now available in the UK and Ireland

Aservo EquiHaler now available in the UK and Ireland
Product allows medication to be inhaled deep into horses' lungs. Read More

Zoetis launches online learning academy

Zoetis launches online learning academy
Resource provides free CPD for veterinary surgeons and nurses. Read More


Pigs useful for testing influenza antibody treatment, study finds

Pigs useful for testing influenza antibody treatment, study finds
Researchers discover human antibody that can...

SRUC vets to support COVID-19 testing

SRUC vets to support COVID-19 testing
Moredun-SRUC team is the first major veterinary unit to support NHS labs. Read More

Manuscript calls for collaborative approach to drug development

Manuscript calls for collaborative approach to drug development
Manuscript to expand awareness of comparative oncology. Read More


Experts call for closer wildlife monitoring to prevent future pandemics

Experts call for closer wildlife monitoring to prevent future pandemics
Scientists recommend increase in testing closer to areas of risk.

Rescue package announced for zoos and aquariums in England
Government to make 100m funding available.

Study reveals origins of guinea pig domestication
Researchers analyse ancient DNA from archaeological guinea pig remains.

VN Council names new chair and vice-chair

VN Council names new chair and vice-chair
Matthew Rendle and Belinda Andrews-Jones will take up their places at this year's RCVS AGM

BVNA announces virtual weekend of celebration
'This is Us 2020' takes place 9-11 October.

OSCEs to resume at Central Qualifications
Organisation delighted to be offering OSCEs in the current climate


'Exceptional young vets' sought for BVA award

'Exceptional young vets' sought for BVA award
BVA Young Vet of the Year Award 2020 now open for nominations.

Third COVID impact survey suggests improving picture
Data reveals that fewer veterinary surgeons and nurses are self-isolating.

Vet school gifted 1m to foster international collaboration
Gift will help establish the McIntyre International Research Fellowships.

Chicken survives 90-mile journey under a lorry

Chicken survives 90-mile journey under a lorry
Brave bird left completely unscathed by her ordeal.

Japanese aquarium hosts 'face-showing festival' for eels
Eels have started to forget about humans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Entries open for Pet Comedy Photo Awards 2020
Competition to raise funds for abandoned or unwanted pets.

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Kennel Club appoints new chief executiveKennel Club appoints new chief executive

The Kennel Club has announced the appointment of Mark Beazley, who was previously Cats Protection's director of operations, as chief executive. Mark replaces Rosemary Smart, who stepped down from the role in April after 18 years.

Mark has held several senior strategic and executive roles, including executive director at Dogs Trust Ireland and chair of the Companion Animal Working Group at Eurogroup for Animals. He was also heavily involved in the establishment of the Eu Cat and Dog Alliance.

Mark will take up his new role in October.



Remembrance
Tributes paid to Professor Michael DayTributes paid to Professor Michael Day

Professor Day Professor Day was recently awarded the WSAVA Award for Global Meritorious Service.

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