‘A possible extinction event’: the UK’s worst bird flu outbreak – podcast | Science

The UK is in the middle of its worst outbreak of bird flu. The current strain of H5N1 avian influenza has devastated wild bird populations, killing thousands and affecting threatened species such as puffins and hen harriers. Bird flu has also been wreaking havoc on poultry, and since November 7, all captive birds in England … Read more

CAW announces new Equine Congress event

The College of Animal Welfare (CAW) has announced an “exciting” new virtual event for 2022, which focuses on equine nursing. Equine Congress – set to take place on November 3 – is described as a unique one-day virtual event that will explore everything from equine behavior and medicine to wound management and diagnostic imaging. CPD … Read more

VN creates CPD event to ‘ignite and inspire’ fellow nurses

A nurse with a passion for anesthesia has set up her first CPD event after being inspired by daily emails and messages she received from fellow RVNs and SVNs. Set to take place on Saturday November 5, “‘VN spark’: igniting RVN passion and confidence” has been organized by RVN Louise Northway. The event – ​​which … Read more

Hannah hopes to pack a fund-raising punch with the new charity boxing event

A veterinary receptionist from Jersey is hoping her fund-raiser will be a knockout when she takes part in an amateur boxing event next month. It will be seconds out for Hannah Phillips, who works at New Era Vets’ Leodis surgery in St Brelade, when she steps through the ropes at the Royal Jersey Showground on … Read more

Vet sector’s newest event proves a big hit

BVA Live proved to be a big hit with more than 1,000 veterinary professionals attending the inaugural event in Birmingham. Held from 23 to 24 June at the NEC, the sector’s newest event showcased a wide range of CPD, debates and discussions, as well as a lively exhibition featuring more than 100 companies. Hugely popular … Read more

Elanco virtual event to focus on routes ahead for the sheep sector

Elanco Animal Health is inviting sheep farmers, vets and registered animal medicine advisors (RAMAs) to join its summer Access to Knowledge (A2K) event on 5 July. The virtual event will begin at 12pm, and will provide an opportunity to learn more about the new Animal Health and Welfare Pathway, while also looking at practical ways … Read more

Animal Rebellion activists arrested after disrupting platinum jubilee event on Mall | Queen’s platinum jubilee

Animal rights activists linked to Extinction Rebellion have been arrested after disrupting the start of platinum jubilee celebrations by storming the Mall during the trooping the color parade. Scotland Yard said officers made several arrests after the protesters jumped over barriers lining the Mall and confronted marching Grenadier Guards with leaflets demanding an end to … Read more

What To Do In The Event Of A Dog Attack

We all love dogs and know that their hearts are pure, but sadly, attacks still happen. At the end of the day, our loyal companions are still animals with instincts that need to be respected. If they feel scared, threatened, or defensive, any dog ​​is capable of biting. What’s more, some pups are simply more … Read more