Specialist vets sign up for day-long conference for Ukraine

Specialists vets from across Europe will be delivering CPD as part of a day-long conference to raise funds for Ukraine. The Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) has teamed up with The Webinar Vet to provide the online CPD conference on multiple topics on Saturday 9 April. Sarah Caney, Holger Volk, Matt Gurney, … Read more

New online medical veterinary nursing program – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Improve International has launched an online version of its face-to-face Medical Nursing program. The new course can lead to a Nurse Certificate (NCert), Veterinary Technician (VTCert) or Veterinary Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert) from the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS). The program will start in July 2022 and comprises eight modules covering key topics in … Read more

Desperate Dog Gives Birth To Puppies In Dirt, Then Her Stomach Starts Hurting

When Lexus went into labor, she had nowhere to go. She crawled to a run-down backyard and cried throughout the night while giving birth to her pups. A family noticed Lexus and contacted “Hope For Paws. ” Image / Story Source Credit: Hope For Paws – YouTube Video When the rescuers arrived in the backyard … Read more

Why do pet insurers refuse to pay out?

Just bought a pet? You can not afford not to read this article…

A good pet insurance policy can be a literal lifesaver. Unless money is no object (and let’s face it, for most of us it can be a significant object). Being covered for events of pet illness and injury out of your control can mean your fur-friend gets the best veterinary care and stands the best chance of recovery. Which is why it’s so frustrating, nay, often disastrous, when an insurance company seemsingly refuses to pay out. Why does this happen? Let’s have a look at some of the reasons.

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Female leaders call for action over inequality

A former president of the RCVS has called for more to be done to tackle systemic sexism and stamp out gender inequality within the UK veterinary profession. Speaking at BSAVA Congress, IVC Evidensia chief medical officer Amanda Boag described inequality as the “most important” subject she’d ever spoken about the event and warned that complacency … Read more

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

On his way home from work, Rico Soegiarto saw a dog half-buried on the road in Denpasar, Bali. She was severely malnourished, had wounds all over her body, and was completely hairless. She was a Siberian Husky, but she looked so terrible that you could not tell. Rico took one look at this poor dog … Read more

Virbac launches reformulated Vet Aquadent FR3SH – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Virbac has reformulated Vet Aquadent, the solution used in daily drinking water to reduce plaque build-up in cats and dogs, with its FR3SH technology ingredients. The new ingredients include pomegranate, which Virbac says helps clean and control dental plaque1,2,3Inulin to balance intestinal microflora and reduce foul smelling intestinal gas emissions4.5and Erythritol to freshen breath with … Read more

Lost For 3-Years, He ‘Howled With Joy’ When He Sees His Dad Standing In Front Of Him

This is such a ‘feel good’ story! Losing a pet is heartbreaking but we promise you a happy ending with this story! Jack, Mike’s dog, disappeared three years ago, but he never gave up hope that he would see his beloved furry companion again. He spent every free moment looking for him and posting flyers. … Read more