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

Cats Protection hosts MSPs to discuss cat welfare priorities

Cats Protection joined 25 MSPs to discuss the charity’s efforts to improve feline welfare and campaign for cats across Scotland. The parliamentary reception at Holyrood was sponsored by Mark Ruskell MSP, and was arranged to highlight ways politicians can help support Scotland’s 685,000 pet cats and their owners. Among items discussed were Cats Protection’s campaign … Read more

EPRUMA hits back following objections to important antibiotics list

An 11th-hour decision by some European MPs to object to a list of antibiotics restricted for human use has been criticized. The European Platform for the Responsible Using of Medicines in Animals (EPRUMA) argued objections from the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) are misguided and “highlight the disregard for EU … Read more

sponsored Part of the furniture… part of the future

Seventy years ago this year the Queen ascended the throne and Harry Corbett’s Sooty made his first appearance on the BBC. Slightly less well-known perhaps is that 2022 also sees Goddard Veterinary Group (GVG) celebrate its 70th anniversary. To mark the milestone, and dovetailing into Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM), we met up with two … Read more

sponsored An update on dietary management of renal disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a highly prevalent disease estimated to affect 30% of cats over the age of 121. Risk factors and causes associated with the development of CKD are currently not well elucidated, and most cases are classified as idiopathic in origin. However, what we do know is that appropriate dietary management of … 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

Purina launches feline renal care webinars

Feline renal care will be covered in a two-part series of webinars being organized for vets and nurses across Europe by Purina. The nutrition company said the sessions will provide practical information to help manage difficult cases and focus on the importance of early diagnosis. Attracting two hours of CPD credits, the webinars are on … Read more

VNAM 2022 – showing the world how special VNs are

For the past decade, the month of May has seen the VN profession come together to really show off what being a vet nurse is all about. Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM) was launched in 2005 by the BVNA as a national VN Day and, since 2012, the campaign has taken place throughout the month … Read more

Symposium on feline CKD available free to vet professionals

A Purina symposium on the latest advances in feline renal care is available free to vets and nurses. The event was originally a live broadcast, but has now been made available as video content, providing five hours of CPD which can be used for improved patient care. It features speakers including Dottie Laflamme and Sarah … 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