Two free webinars to help vet nurses take ownership of self-care and wellbeing – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Practice management software company, ezyVet, is hosting two free webinars which highlight the challenges of clinical life and explore how to take ownership of self-care and wellbeing with healthy habits. The first event, being held tomorrow (19th May) at 11:00 pm, will be presented live from Calgary by small animal ECC specialist, Dr. Marie Holowaychuk. … Read more

Hundreds sign up for well-being webinars

Vets and VNs from around the world have registered for two free webinars highlighting the challenges of clinical life and exploring well-being and self-care. The first event tomorrow (19 May) will feature Marie Holowaychuk, who has spent more than 15 years speaking of her personal experiences and evidence-based information to empower vet professionals to take … Read more

Pug health risks mean it can no longer be considered ‘typical dog’

Pugs are almost twice as likely to suffer one or more disorders a year compared to other dogs – and the breed should no longer be considered a “typical dog”. Research carried out by the RVC reveals that the health of the brachycephalic breed in the UK is substantially different and largely worse than non-pug … Read more

Future’s so bright Duke’s gotta wear shades

A referral center in Wiltshire is advising that dogs that need protection from bright light are fitted with specially-designed pet sunglasses. With temperatures on the rise, Eastcott Veterinary Referrals is helping dogs with eye problems beat the blinding glare by recommending visors and sunglasses that have been specifically designed for animals. Distinctive designs Ida Gilbert, … Read more

Vets4Pets launches national campaign to champion industry heroes

Practice group Vets4Pets has launched a national campaign to celebrate and thank all veterinary teams caring for the nation’s pets. In launching the campaign, the group said it wants to champion everyone working across the professions to showcase their passion, dedication and commitment. Vets4Pets said the campaign followed its Project Listen report, which raised the … Read more

SPVS-VMG Congress 2022 makes triumphant return to live and in-person format

Europe’s largest non-clinical veterinary congress came back with a bang as a bumper number of delegates attended SPVS-VMG Congress 2022. More than 800 delegates, speakers and exhibitors attended the ICC Wales in Newport from 13 to 14 May for congress, which returned to the in-person format after last year’s event was held online due to … Read more

What is the Vet Protect-Me scheme?

Antibiotic stewardship and the responsible use of antibiotics has never been more important! Antibiotics are prescribed globally in both the human and Veterinary field to target infections. The Vet ‘Protect-Me’ scheme helps to support working Veterinarians in the responsible use of antibiotics and helps to minimize resistance. This article will cover what the Protect-Me scheme is, how it applies to general practice and it will hopefully broaden your awareness of the importance of controlling antibiotic usage in your pet.

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Review does not support ACE inhibitor use in dogs with preclinical MMVD

Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) for the management of preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) in dogs made little or no difference to the risk of them developing congestive heart failure, new research has found. The study – “Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease in dogs” – is the first comprehensive … Read more