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With some studies suggesting that more than half of certain horse populations in the UK are overweight or obese, the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is urging owners to act now to prev...

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New research has found that the best trained alert dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 diabetes.

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Dog owners are being urged to double-check their dogs aren’t overweight on the back of new research showing that carrying extra weight can shorten a canine’s life. When compared with ideal-weight dogs, the research by the University of Liverpool and Mars Petcare’s [...]

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Veterinary teams have, for a long time, appreciated the need to support cat owners to recognise the signs of illness in their pets and to bring them to the practice for treatment. It is estimated t...

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Veterinary teams have, for a long time, appreciated the need to support cat owners to recognise the signs of illness in their pets and to bring them to the practice for treatment. It is estimated t...

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With their small size, stubby faces and wide-set eyes, bulldogs, French bulldogs and Boston terriers are among the most popular of domestic dog breeds. Now researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found the genetic basis for these dogs’ [...]

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Scientists have used mathematical modelling to identify why the 2007 UK outbreak of bluetongue -- a viral disease spread by midge bites that affects sheep and cattle -- was smaller than it could have been and to predict the future impact of the disease in northern Europe as the climate warms.

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XLVets, the community of Independently owned veterinary practices, has appointed a new Chair to its Board of Directors. Ms Laura Whyte is an independent, non-executive Director and in her role will...

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Veterinary digital content specialist Vetstream has announced a range of initiatives to support the mental wellness of veterinarians. They include addi...

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After the success of the first ever Python Rescue Day back in July 2018, Kellyville Pets are once again collaborating with the NSW Government and rescue groups to host a Reptile Rescue Day. Reptile Rescue Day on Tuesday 22 January is a [...]

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