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Vets are advising anyone having a barbecue this Bank Holiday Weekend to keep corn cobs and discarded kebab skewers away from inquisitive pets to avoid serious and potentially fatal injuries. The ad...

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Bayer takes a zero tolerance policy towards surge in illegal animal health products It urges vets to be vigilant in the identification of counterfei...

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Elanco Animal Health UK has stepped up its campaign to support vets and veterinary professionals to treat otitis externa (OE) in dogs first time with the launch of its online Ear Health Hub....

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Zoologist and wildlife photographer, Victoria Hillman and Guardian Picture Editor, Eric Hilaire are set to join an expert panel of judges for this year’s British Veterinary Association (BVA) ...

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We are all familiar with the sounds of a cat or dog vying for human attention, and for pet-owners, these sounds are particularly evocative. Dog sounds are especially sad to both cat and dog owners, who actually rate a whimpering dog as sounding as sad as a crying baby.

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Medivet has announced the winners of its competition for fifth-year veterinary students who have undertaken EMS (Extra-Mural Study) placements at the Group’s practices during the acad...

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A US study has found that the common cause of lung cancer in dogs appears to be the same gene—HER2—implicated in a particular type of breast cancer diagnosed in many women. Published in Clinical Cancer Research, researchers from the Translational Genomics [...]

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Like many women who develop a particular type of breast cancer, the same gene -- HER2 -- also appears to be the cause of lung cancer in many dogs. Researchers found that neratinib -- a drug that has successfully been used to battle human breast cancer -- might also work for many of the nearly 40,000 dogs in the US that annually develop the most common type of canine lung cancer, known as CPAC.

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Professor Abdul Rahman, an eminent vet, parasitologist and founder trustee of Rabies in Asia, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the British Veterinary Association’s (BVA) 2019 Memb...

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