RSPCA calls for vet support in avian flu crisis

Vets are being urged not to refer wild birds brought into their practices to the RSPCA, amid continuing concern over avian influenza (AI). The charity said it has closed its wildlife centers to seabird admissions, because of the risk of spreading the virus. It is also urging people reporting a sick bird to contact Defra … Read more

Man Rescued Dying Stray Husky And ‘Transformed Her’ Into The ‘Most Gorgeous Dog’

On his way home from work, Rico Soegiarto encountered a Siberian Husky half-buried in the road in Denpasar, Bali. She was severely malnourished, had numerous scars all over her body, and was completely bald. This poor dog was a Siberian Husky, but she appeared so awful that you could not tell. Rico made up his … Read more

Boy Was Saving Up To Buy Puppy, Grandma Asks Him To Close His Eyes & Stretch His Arms

6-year-old Xander Mellor from Springfield, Illinois, had been saving up for the past 18 months to buy a puppy. When Natalie Ellenburg came home from work, he would politely ask her for the change she had on her and deposit it in his savings jar. Image/Story Source Credit: Caters Clips via YouTube Video Xander had … Read more

Should I use my vet’s recommended insurer?

Nobody wants to contemplate their furry friend being unwell. Sadly, however, most pets will need veterinary treatment at some point in their lives… some more often than others! It’s important to be prepared for this, and pet insurance is a great way to be prepared financially. However, choosing a pet insurance can be confusing! Let’s take a closer look.

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Ukraine Dog Coaxed Out Of Apartment After Deadly Missile Strike

Unfortunately, the tragedy continues months after Russia first invaded Ukraine. Many buildings have been demolished as people seek shelter. With so many deaths and injuries, lots of pets have been left behind in the rubble, fighting for their lives. A recent missile strike in Mykolayiv destroyed an apartment building and left several people dead or … Read more

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