Purina launches new renal diets – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Purina has launched the very snappily named Pro Plan Veterinary Diets NF Renal Function Early Care and Pro Plan Veterinary Diets NF Renal Function Advanced Care, designed to meet the nutritional needs of cats in International Renal Interest Society (IRIS) stage one and two (early phase ) and IRIS stage three and four (late phase) … Read more

RCVS launches new digital learning platform

A new digital learning platform for veterinary professionals has been launched by the RCVS. The RCVS Academy is intended to update practitioners on new developments in the sector, as well as to help maintain professional standards. Key areas Content is currently offered in five main areas: leadership and coaching, working in the UK, ownership and … Read more

Animalcare launches Hydrocortisone Cutaneous Spray Solution – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Animalcare has launched Hydrocortisone Cutaneous Spray Solution (Hydrocortisone Aceponate 0.584 mg / ml), a topical spray for the symptomatic treatment of inflammatory and pruritic dermatoses and the alleviation of clinical signs associated with atopic dermatitis in dogs. Animalcare says hydrocortisone aceponate is a potent, topical anti-inflammatory, proven to quickly relieve itchy and inflamed skin in … Read more

Elanco launches Credelio game – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Elanco Animal Health has launched Plus Pummet, an online game in which veterinary professionals can win monthly £ 50 Secret Escapes vouchers for getting the highest score. Game players have to ‘catch’ falling symbols marked with a ‘+’ or the Credelio Plus ingredients, milbemycin oxime and lotilaner to win points, and avoid ones with fleas, … Read more

CAW launches first Advanced Veterinary Nursing Congress

The College of Animal Welfare (CAW) is set to launch its first Advanced Veterinary Nursing Congress later this year. The congress, set to take place on September 1, is a one-day virtual event that will explore advanced professional practice, focusing on advanced veterinary nursing skills and knowledge. First of its kind The event, sponsored by … Read more

RCVS launches online learning platform – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The RCVS has launched a new digital learning platform, with free-to-access interactive CPD-qualifying courses for veterinary professionals. Called the RCVS Academy, the new platform offers training in the following areas: Leadership and coaching Working in the UK Ownership and consent Resolving complaints CPD recording and reflecting The College says the content has been developed in … Read more

Biosecurity app launches to reduce disease risk on farms

An app designed with the assistance of vets is being trialled on farms to help identify and resolve weak spots in biosecurity. It is hoped that the app, if successfully rolled out in Wales, will help reduce the need for antibiotics in livestock, helping in moves to tackle antibiotic-resistant bacteria in animals and the country … Read more

Vetlife launches resource for veterinary workplaces affected by suicide

Vetlife is launching guidance for veterinary workplaces affected by suicide to accompany its postvention support service. Suicide postvention is the response and provision of support after a suicide, and is aimed at supporting recovery and to prevent further adverse outcomes in the aftermath, including the prevention of further deaths by suicide. Support The new guidance … Read more