Pug health risks mean it can no longer be considered ‘typical dog’

Pugs are almost twice as likely to suffer one or more disorders a year compared to other dogs – and the breed should no longer be considered a “typical dog”. Research carried out by the RVC reveals that the health of the brachycephalic breed in the UK is substantially different and largely worse than non-pug … Read more

Hill’s and Vet-AI in preventive health collaboration

From left: Vet-AI chief operating officer Matt Elcock, Vet-AI co-founder Paul Hallett, Vet-AI co-founder Sarah Warren, director of professional and veterinary affairs at Hill’s Pet Nutrition Hein Meyer, Vet-AI co-founder Robert Dawson, and vice president and general manager at Hill’s Pet Nutrition Alain Semeneri. A three-way collaboration has been agreed to develop future artificial intelligence … Read more

Vet Arrested and Charged For Animal Health and Welfare Offences

Vet Arrested and Charged For Animal Health and Welfare Offences Veterinarian Dr. Enrico Saccone and three others have been arrested and charged by Scotland Police with 19 offenses under the Animal Health and Welfare Act. The arrests were made as part of a joint investigation relating to Platinum Vets and K9 Fertility in Lanarkshire, Scotland. … Read more

Vet among four arrested and charged for animal health and welfare offences

Four people, including a veterinary surgeon, have been arrested and charged by police for a total of 19 offenses under the Animal Health and Welfare Act. Registered vet Enrico Saccone, 49, Scott Bennett, 41, Lynne Brockett, 37, and Nicola Hammill, 37, were arrested and charged. All are due to appear in Hamilton Sheriff Court on … Read more

Rescue Dogs Join Police Department And Respond To Mental Health Calls

You should know by now that Florida isn’t exactly on the same playing field as the rest of the world. Things in Florida tend to be a little bit… different. In true Florida style, there’s one police department in Florida that’s making people do a double-take. Their interactions with the infamous “Florida Man” are a … Read more

This Enzyme Could Give Your Pup A Health Boost!

If your dog faces problems with its digestion or immune system, life can be uncomfortable. Sadly, many dogs face internal discomfort without showing obvious symptoms. While manageable, these issues are the easiest to avoid if they’re prevented in advance. So, many dog ​​parents are using enzyme supplements to keep their pups in tiptop shape. These … Read more

VN Times Podcast, Ep 28: Lacey Pitcher on mental health and well-being

Lacey Pitcher tells us all about her new role at the RCVS as part of the Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) team, how the role aligns with her core values ​​and allows her to continue working in practice as a RVN locum. Lacey shares how she balances these two roles, her thoughts on well-being within the … Read more

Mental Health Stigma is Stopping Veterinary Students From Seeking Help, Says New Study

Mental Health Stigma is Stopping Veterinary Students From Seeking Help, Says New Study A culture of perfectionism and a stigma against mental health is preventing veterinary students from seeking care, claims a new report from the University of Missouri. According to the research, despite increasing awareness around mental wellbeing, many students and qualified vets do … Read more

‘Nothing Is More Powerful Than Prioritizing Your Mental Health’ – Life As a Vet Student With Jess Cliffe

Life as a veterinary student comes with its own highs and lows. One person who has experienced them and is dedicated to spreading the word on what veterinary school entails, is veterinary student and Youtuber, Jess Cliffe. In this article, we interview Jess, find out what life as a veterinary student in New Zealand is … Read more