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In 2019, veterinary education company Improve International Australia will join with emergency specialist group Animal Emergency Australia (AEA) and bring another level of continuing education (CE) opportunity to the Australian veterinary community. The two companies, who will formally begin working together from 1 January [...]

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Medicine and surgery of the endocrine system and emergency medicine are the focus for VetsSouth and VetsNorth 2019. The programme, which runs at both events, also in...

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A new study has just revealed that genetically modified pig hearts have now kept baboons alive for up to 195 days. This stuff, reminiscent of sci-fi nightmares, is actually a huge step towards increasing the pool of donor heart organs available for human patients.

Currently, the supply of donor hearts is not enough to save everyone experiencing terminal heart failure, and many people...
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Spring loaded mouth gags are a recognised cause for cats to wake up with cortical blindness. This unnecessary complication is thought to arise from excess tension created by the springs, leading to Maxillary artery compression. The subsequent hypoxia results in central blindness that can be temporary or permanent.

It is recommended to use nail clippers to cut a 25g needle cap into 20mm length and use this between the canine teeth instead. Studies have shown that this length is safe.
Veterinary CPD specialist Improve International has announced the latest in its series of new General Practitioner Advanced Certificates wit...

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Vet and welfare campaigner Emma Milne has published ‘Picking a Pedigree?’ a book which gives prospective pet owners the science-based information they need to make an informed choice wh...

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The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling for nominations for a 2019/20 Junior Vice President (JVP) with all veterinary surgeons invited to self-nominate or nominate a fellow BVA member w...

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The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling on advertisers as well as veterinary practices to give full thought to the way in which animals are depicted in their marketing and communication...

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Charles Darwin University is expected to announce livestock pregnancy improvements from participation in the Multimin Performance Ready Challenge, a 12-month program run by animal health company Virbac Australia. The Multimin Performance Ready Challenge gives seven participants the chance to experience firsthand the benefits [...]

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Although the calming properties of magnesium have been well documented anecdotally, the latest science suggests it may not reliably slow reaction speed responses after all.Evolutionarily the...

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