Dog’s 8,000-mile round trip for UK surgery

A US doctor has made an 8,000-mile round trip to get life-saving heart surgery for his cockapoo at a Cambridgeshire referral center. Jeffrey Bernfield, a specialist in diagnostic radiology, flew 12-year-old Hula from Chicago, Illinois to Dick White Referrals (DWR) for specialist heart surgery. Hula was suffering from a severe case of myxomatous mitral valve … Read more

Tim Richardson MRCVS appointed Chief Operating Officer at Linnaeus – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Linnaeus has appointed Tim Richardson as its Chief Operating Officer. Prior to becoming COO, Tim was Managing Director of three referral hospitals owned by Linnaeus – Davies Veterinary Specialists, London Veterinary Specialists and Southfields Veterinary Specialists – and a number of its primary care sites. Prior to joining Linnaeus, Tim worked in Iceland, where he … Read more

Problems for UK vets as the Pet Passport replacement AHC takes up to 1.5 hours to complete

Home » All Posts » News and Comment » Problems for UK vets as the Pet Passport replacement AHC takes up to 1.5 hours to complete

Planning a holiday, or a much-anticipated journey, should be an exciting time. Many pet owners understandably wish to take their pets with them as they travel. Until recently, dogs, cats and ferrets could travel freely between Britain and the EU with a valid pet passport. But this all changed when Britain exited the EU. Now, the paperwork involved in pet travel causes stress and anxiety for both pet owners and vets alike.

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COVID fears led practice decisions on EMS placements – SPVS survey

Most practices love providing EMS placements, but 60% cited risk of COVID as the main reason for not offering places during the pandemic, according to new findings. In a survey of more than 200 of its members, SPVS wanted to define views about the provision of EMS during the pandemic. When asked what they felt … Read more