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With 30+ years in developing companion animal health solutions Krka continues to bring innovation to the category with its generics+ range covering key categories across parasite and infection control and pain management Don’t miss our upcoming series launching at the London Vet Show   This series covers four key topics to provide practical guidance on … Read more

Hill’s to host a free dermatology symposium later this month

The organizers of the annual Hill’s Global Symposium are promising to give veterinary professionals access to leading subject matter experts and cutting-edge sessions. The free online event will take place on September 29, and will focus on topics including canine and feline dermatology; diagnosis, causes and contributing factors; science-based approaches; and nutrition-based support for prevention, … Read more

BSAVA returns to Scotland with Alba 2022

The BSAVA is returning to Scotland with a weekend of CPD, networking and ceilidh dancing being offered at BSAVA Alba in September. Taking place from 16 to 17 September at the Macdonald Inchyra Hotel in Polmont, Falkirk, BSAVA Alba delegates will have access to 28 lectures, 4 practicals and 10 hours of CPD. The program … Read more

Apoquel chewable tablets now available in UK

Zoetis has confirmed that all UK veterinary wholesalers have been provided with stocks of the new chewable form of Apoquel (oclacitinib). Apoquel chewable tablets were approved by the VMD in November 2021 and build on the original Apoquel formulation, the first and only Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor licensed for veterinary use to target canine allergic … Read more

Collaborative care focus for Purina Institute webinar series

The Purina Institute has organized a series of free webinars with internationally renowned vets to champion the importance of collaborative care in veterinary practice. The next webinars, in July and September, will center on practical ways to integrate conversations around nutrition into everyday consultations, and include insights from disciplines including dermatology, internal medicine and nutrition. … Read more

Summer allergies: readying owners and yards for prevention

Insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH) is a chronic, recurrent seasonal (spring, summer and autumn) dermatitis that is known to affect 5% to 50% of horses dependent on their location, breed and genetics (Schaffartzik et al, 2012). The prevalence of the disease is based on the geographical and local distribution of midges and, therefore, can be well … Read more

sponsored The many roles of diet in canine dermatology

As the largest organ in the body, the skin plays a key role as a barrier, minimizing water loss and protecting the body from environmental insults, meaning that using nutrition to support the skin and coat can be beneficial to overall health and well-being of patients. Why dietary modification is not just for adverse food … Read more

Cats Protection behavior conference to be held online

Cats Protection’s annual Cat Behavior Conference is being held online through The Webinar Vet on 2 September. The conference is dedicated to cat behavior, and organizers said it is ideal for veterinary professionals, those working in the animal welfare sector and those caring for cats. Behavior issues The theme of the third annual conference is … Read more

Dermatology: latest findings in companion animal skin disease

The past year, 2021, has definitely been very dedicated to the cat and its allergic conditions. Unlike for human and canine atopic dermatitis (CAD), a very low number of publications were published regarding the immunopathogenesis of feline allergic syndrome. For that reason, it is always exciting when new investigations are developed and questions regarding the … Read more