IVC Evidence appoints UK medicine lead

A former BSAVA director of education has taken up a new senior role with a major international practice group. IVC Evidence has appointed Lucie Goodwin as its new UK national medicine lead. The announcement follows a recent series of senior appointments and the firm is also planning to set up a referral board, which will … Read more

VN trains for big run in the Big Apple

A nurse who is juggling training for the 2022 New York City Marathon with her day job vows she will “be cutting no corners” ahead of her charity fund-raising race. Cheryl Corless – who works at Linnaeus-owned Northwest Veterinary Specialists in Sutton Weaver, Cheshire – is running the marathon, which takes place on November 6, … Read more

‘Work with us to fix the labor crisis’, BCVA president tells Government

Labor shortages in the food and farming sector are putting the mental health of those working in it at risk, the president of the BCVA has warned. Elizabeth Berry has urged ministers to work with the industry to tackle what she termed an “immediate crisis”, which she fears could also jeopardize food security and animal … Read more

Novel splint may reduce casting complications in dogs – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Dassiet, maker of the Upets Splinting System, has published a preliminary study which demonstrated a reduction in casting complications using its wood composite cast. Eight dogs being treated at three veterinary clinics in Norway took part in the study1. Previous research2 has found a complication rate of 55% when fibreglass casts are used, 20% of … Read more

‘Our only livelihood’: Zimbabwean fishing communities fear for future as stocks dwindle | Global development

Ona stool on a fishing rig floating near the shore of Lake Kariba, a woman is furiously scraping off the scales from a fish. Eyes bloodshot after a night on the lake, created when the Zambezi River was dammed in the 1950s, Esnath Munkuli is not happy. More than a dozen of the pontoon boats … Read more

6-Years After Raising Wild Gorilla He Introduced His Wife & Despite Warnings, She Got Too Close

Damian Aspinall’s work with gorillas started when he and his family founded the Aspinall Foundation in 1992. The Aspinall Foundation worked to increase gorilla numbers by releasing zoo-raised gorillas into their natural habitats. Image/Story Source Credit: The Aspinall Foundation / YouTube In a surprising turn of events, Damian and his wife, Victoria, recently met up … Read more