Purina to offer nutrition conversation support at BVNA Congress

Delegates attending next month’s BVNA Congress are being encouraged to learn more about how to have difficult conversations with clients about their pets’ weight. Purina is offering a series of talks on the subject during the three-day gathering in Telford, as well as the chance for one delegate each day to win a spa day … Read more

Sunny study offer as new vet degree program launches in Cyprus

Would-be vets considering where to train are being given the chance to study in the sunshine following the launch of a new degree program in Cyprus. The course is being offered by a new vet school set up at the University of Nicosia, which said it will meet the requirements of regulatory bodies in the … Read more

FirstVet partners with Petwise to offer unlimited veterinary consultations online – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

FirstVet, the Swedish online veterinary consulting company, has announced a new partnership with Petwise through which customers of the insurer will have access to unlimited on-demand veterinary video consultations with UK-registered veterinary surgeons. This brings the total number of UK pet insurance companies that offer FirstVet veterinary consultations with their policies to 19, including Co-op, … Read more

Rescuers Offer $ 2500 Reward In Horrific Case Of Memphis Dog Burned Alive

Earlier this week, members of a Memphis, Tennessee, neighborhood ran out into the streets to find an absolutely harrowing scene: a young dog, screaming in agony, running full-speed down the road on fire. Burning flames floating atop her body, neighbors ran to her rescue with garden hoses and buckets of pool water, attempting to put … Read more

Polar bears found thriving despite lack of sea ice offer hope for species | Animals

Polar bears have become the furry face of the climate crisis, with experts suggesting the animals could be all but extinct in a matter of decades as the Arctic sea ice they hunt from melts away. But now researchers say they have found a group of them in south-east Greenland who are surviving despite a … Read more

Desensitisation booklet to offer long-term firework fears support

A desensitisation booklet has been launched to provide pet owners with long-term support and advice for dogs and cats with firework fears. Adaptil and Feliway, from Ceva, have provided Long-term Help For Pet Firework Fearsa 24-page booklet. It features information on aspects of desensitization, including the impact of loud noises on pets and the signs … Read more

Space mice may offer clues to why astronauts get kidney stones | Space

When astronauts travel into space they can expect some extraordinary new experiences. But they may also face a more mundane and potentially mission-ending one: kidney stones. According to Nasa, kidney stones have been reported more than 30 times by astronauts upon returning to earth. Now researchers are beginning to unpick why space travel is linked … Read more

PrettyLitter Can Offer Multi-Faceted Protection For You And Your Cat

When a cat comes into your life and chooses you as their own, you are often rewarded with cuteness, companionship, and sometimes even cuddles. Not only that, but cats are well known to help members of their household relax, and can offer many moments of comedic relief. But there’s one aspect of kitty companionship that … Read more