Rescue Dog Tragically Electrocuted After Touching Light Pole

Walking around the neighborhood is a daily routine for most dogs. They can enjoy all the smells and get the exercise they need. Most dogs are safe in their own neighborhoods, but sadly, a Milwaukee man named Erich Gross soon learned that wasn’t always the case. Within seconds, Gross’s rescue dog named Ted was electrocuted … Read more

Regulators give green light for VetPartners’ Goddard takeover

VetPartners’ bid to acquire a Greater London group of practices is set to proceed after regulators accepted plans to sell off several sites to another major provider. The deal to take over the Goddard Veterinary Group has been on hold for nearly a year because of concerns raised by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). … Read more

Green light for multi-million pound primary care and referral center

A vet who ran one of the country’s busiest orthopedic referral centers has revealed plans for a multi-million pound new-build vet hospital. John Ferguson, who set up East Neuk Veterinary Clinic in St Monans and spent 22 years there before selling it in 2019, has received planning permission from Fife Council for a pet orthopedic … Read more

Country diary: Dawn light gilds the fells as a lone ring ouzel sings | Birds

ort 4.40am, groggy after a wind-battered night, I unzip my tent door. To my delight and dismay, the scene is worth getting out of bed for: delicate dawn light gilds the fells, lights up the flanks of Great Gable and blurs the hills around Derwentwater into a wistful, honey-colored haze. I watch the dawn unfold … Read more

sponsored Regional nursing manager shines light on career opportunities

The regional nursing manager at Village Vet has praised the career development pathways open to nurses as part of the group’s innovative focus on the profession. RVN Kerry Jackson, who was appointed to the newly created leadership role at Linnaeus-owned Village Vet last year, has hailed the opportunities available to both herself and colleagues to … Read more

Green light for return of red-footed tortoises to Argentina | Argentina

Thet may be one of the slowest-moving conservation projects in history, not just because of the red tape, but due to the animals themselves: 40 red-footed tortoises are being released into El Impenetrable national park in Argentina in the coming weeks after being rescued from the illegal pet trade in Paraguay and transported to Argentina. … Read more

Study to shed light on respiratory immunity

Researchers will investigate why racehorses are susceptible to respiratory illnesses during intense training. The findings could inform ways to help alleviate inflammation in the airways, which commonly affect animals, impacting on their performance. Immune cells A team from The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and The Roslin Institute will use a combination of analysis … Read more

sponsored Village Vet regional nursing manager shines light on career opportunities

The regional nursing manager at Village Vet has praised the career development pathways open to nurses as part of the group’s innovative focus on the profession. RVN Kerry Jackson, who was appointed to the newly created leadership role at Linnaeus-owned Village Vet last year, has hailed the opportunities available to both herself and colleagues to … Read more