Frenchie Given Only Weeks To Live Hangs On To See Her Best Friend Get Married

Updated March 2022 Dogs are incredible characters. Almost without exception, they have this amazingly upbeat spirit that lights up any room, brings smiles to our faces, and can turn our whole lives around. Even some of those that suffer the most horrific abuse and neglect come out of it ready to forgive with little hesitation. … Read more

SPVS-VMG Congress 2022 makes triumphant return to live and in-person format

Europe’s largest non-clinical veterinary congress came back with a bang as a bumper number of delegates attended SPVS-VMG Congress 2022. More than 800 delegates, speakers and exhibitors attended the ICC Wales in Newport from 13 to 14 May for congress, which returned to the in-person format after last year’s event was held online due to … Read more

Modified live vaccination usage for feline panleukopenia virus protection

Feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) is a common, highly infectious pathogen associated with a high mortality rate. Modified live vaccination is highly protective against this condition. However, vaccination can lead to shedding of the modified virus in the faeces. Jacobsen et al1 collected faeces from 37 shelter cats that were considered to be clinically free from … Read more

Greens and animal welfare groups push for Labor to give timeline for live export ban | Live exports

The Greens and animal welfare groups have called on Labor to commit to a timeline for phasing out live sheep exports, after the opposition said it still intended to ban the trade. Labor told the Alliance for Animals that it will recommit to its policy of phasing out the live sheep export trade, which it … Read more

Kind Man Rescues “Amazon Girl” From The Jungle With Only Days Left To Live

David Foster is a busy man from the UK with a job that takes him all over the world, but first and foremost, he’s an animal lover. Although he enjoys the work he does, his real passion is bringing joy to shelter animals. David tells iHeartDogs, “All this traveling is boring, so I would go … Read more

Big issues up for debate at BVA Live

Interactive pop-up discussions and debate sessions on the profession’s key talking points will debut at BVA Live in June. Flexible working, sustainability, canine fertility clinics and feline welfare will be among the topics likely covered in the two-day event at the NEC Birmingham on 23 to 24 June 2022. Open to all members of the … Read more

Free mast cell tumor live stream event

Following the launch of its intratumoural solution to treat mast cell tumors (MCTs) in dogs – Stelfonta – Virbac is offering a new interactive live stream event featuring RCVS and European specialist in veterinary oncology Gerry Polton. MCTs are the most common form of skin cancer in dogs, accounting for up to 21% of skin … Read more

Hidden camera gets first live UK footage of wild white-tailed eagle hatching | Birds

A hidden camera has captured the first live UK footage of a wild white-tailed eagle hatching. Staff at RSPB Scotland’s Abernethy nature reserve in Perthshire, where the eaglet hatched, described it as being “such a special moment”. It comes after eggs were first spotted in a nest being used by eagles Shona and Finn early … Read more