sponsored Introducing Felpreva® – a breakthrough in parasite protection for cats

Parasite protection for cats can be confusing for pets AND owners – knowing which products to use when, and in what combination. Felpreva® is a breakthrough, all-in-one treatment option that helps to simplify parasite protection for cats: Treats and protects against fleas and ticks for 13 weeks – the longest duration of action compared to … Read more

Renters’ reform proposals widely welcomed

Government plans to stop landlords imposing blanket bans on keeping pets in private rented accommodation in England have been welcomed. Proposals contained in a new white paper entitled ‘A Fairer Private Rented Sector’ outline a legislative commitment “to ensure landlords do not unreasonably withhold consent when a tenant requests to have a pet in their … Read more

sponsored Discover a breakthrough in parasite protection for cats

Enter Felpreva® – a groundbreaking product that offers an all-in-one solution to feline parasite control: 3 MONTHS ‘flea and tick protection PLUS treatment against roundworm, tapeworm and ear mites ALL in a SINGLE spot on   To learn more visit www.felpreva.co.uk, or speak to your Vetoquinol territory manager.   Felpreva® contains tigolaner, emodepside and praziquantel … Read more

Feline intestinal parasites

The unique lifestyle of cats means we must consider their requirements for worming treatments differently to that of dogs. For example, some cats live entirely indoors and therefore have a low risk of exposure to roundworms (Toxocara catifor example) and tapeworm (such as Taenia taeniaeformis). It is also important to consider the zoonotic risk of … Read more

Milestone for NOAH and Lantra’s farmer training program

NOAH’s Animal Medicines Best Practice (AMBP) farmer training has reached the milestone of 1,000 registrants to the program. Produced in partnership with Lantra, the AMBP aims to be a flexible and affordable solution for farmer training in the safe and responsible use of medicines, while fulfilling standards set out under the Red Tractor scheme for … Read more

Vet sector bodies share World Animal Vaccination Day messages

The importance of vaccines in the health and welfare of animals, as well as the development of new technologies to protect them further, was highlighted for 2022’s World Animal Vaccination Day. NOAH, the trade body representing most of the UK’s animal health firms, the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe and AnimalhealthEurope, which represents manufacturers and … Read more

Pet owners turning to ‘black market’ drugs

Cash-strapped pet owners are increasingly turning to the black market to illegally source veterinary treatments. The VMD has confirmed it has seen an increase in “illegal sourcing of veterinary medicines”, while vets have spoken out about clients rejecting their recommended treatments because they can source similar options online. The BVA is concerned by reports owners … Read more

sponsored Mirataz helps restore a cat’s appetite and healthy weight while underlying disease is investigated

Take control with Mirataz Mirataz contains mirtazapine and is the first and only licensed veterinary transdermal ointment for body weight gain in cats experiencing poor appetite and weight loss resulting from chronic medical conditions. The active ingredient, mirtazapine, addresses reduced appetite and induces significant weight gain in as little as 14 days1. This can allow … Read more