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A new study has shed light on the mechanisms underlying the progression of prion diseases and identified a potential target for treatment.

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Independent Vetcare has appointed RVN Liz Cox to the newly created role of Group Veterinary Nursing Advisor.Liz will work closely with the current team of Group Veterinary Advisors in order ...

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Elanco has released a short film telling the story behind Osurnia™, the innovative canine otitis externa* (OE) treatment that applies like a liquid and stays within the ear as a gel. ...

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Summerhill Vets have introduced a mentorship and coaching programme, designed to help share & propagate the day-to-day success of their vets. The initiative encourages vets to achieve their pro...

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Lucy’s Project, the peak organisation raising awareness of the link between animal abuse and domestic violence in Australia, will this weekend bring together family violence specialists, veterinary professionals and policy makers for the Lucy’s Project conference. Called Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse – Strategic and [...]

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Cats may be just as likely as dogs to experience firework fear but their owners are less able to recognise the behaviour.1 Cat owners are also less likely to use common techniques adopted by dog ow...

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by Dr Amanda Keast, The Village Vet, Canberra, ACT We have purchased two Dyson vacuum cleaners. One is the handstick and the other is a small hand-held Dyson that we use for benchtop surfaces and to remove hair from clipped [...]

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PETstock stores across Australia will next month provide a $10 microchipping service to ensure more of Australia’s pets can be easily identified if they become lost. 2018 marks the third year of the national microchipping initiative, which is run in [...]

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When I first became interested in the business side of practice in the early 1970’s most practice owners managed their practice by what we described as the ‘seat of their pants’ – they were acting on instinct, on their personal experience and on using their judgment as events unfolded – largely without advance planning.

Now, forty or more years later, pretty well every veterinary practice owner or manager has at their fingertips, an endless flow of information in the form of management reports designed by PMS providers – and yet there is little or no...
A promising gene therapy for visually impaired sheep is now safe for human trials.

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