Priority cull report key feature in Johne’s control in autumn

A priority cull report, a tool to improve Johne’s disease management in dairy herds, will be the focus of a series of Johne’s masterclasses for vets. Developed by the Action Group on Johne’s, the report is included in NMR’s (formerly known as National Milk Records) Johne’s screening service, HerdWise, from October 1. NMR vet Karen … Read more

Clinical research report celebrates collaboration across the UK profession

Trends in clinical research are covered in a new major work focusing on the importance of collaboration in high-quality research projects. Authors from Mars, the Waltham Petcare Science Institute, own group Linnaeus and Nottingham Trent University have contributed in what will be a series of reports on clinical excellence and sustainability. Topics in the series … Read more

NSW shark nets caught 325 non-target animals last season, report shows | New South Wales

The vast majority of animals caught in New South Wales shark nets last season were not target species and just over a fifth were threatened species, new government figures show. Of the 376 marine animals caught in the eight months to April, 325 were non-target species. They included 14 critically endangered gray nurse sharks, 19 … Read more

Latest PAW Report findings a ‘wake-up call’

A sharp increase in the number of dogs imported with cropped ears and cats that have been declawed has been highlighted in the latest PDSA Animal Wellbeing (PAW) Report. The 2022 report also shows a fall in the number of animals adopted from rescue centers and a big rise during the pandemic in the amount … Read more

RCVS report recommends making it easier for BAME students to report discrimination at EMS placements – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The RCVS and the Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) have published recommendations on how support for Black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) veterinary students can be improved. The report is the culmination of the work of a joint RCVS and VSC BAME Student Support Working Group, set up to explore key issues in supporting BAME veterinary … Read more

Report urges sector to do more for BAME students on campus and placement

A new report has called for more to be done to support black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) veterinary students, both at university and on placements. The joint document from the RCVS and Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) has been released alongside updated guidance on accommodating religious clothing and beliefs in the learning and clinical arenas. … Read more

Ophthalmologists report success with novel cataract procedure

Two ophthalmologists at a specialist referral practice have reported significant success with a novel cataract procedure in dogs that would otherwise not have been considered suitable for sight-saving surgery. Ophthalmologists Gary Lewin and Chris Dixon, from Linnaeus-owned Veterinary Vision, have published a paper on their successes fitting a rhexis-fixated prosthetic intraocular lens (IOL) in dogs … Read more

Report outlines options for student EMS

A report outlining three possible models for the future provision of student EMS has been released by the RCVS today (12 May). The options, all suggested at a stakeholder day held in November, will now be worked up into viable proposals and action plans to go before the RCVS education committee later this month. The … Read more

Illegal donkey-skin trade thriving on social networks, report reveals | Global development

The illegal sale of donkey skins is thriving in online marketplaces, with traders openly flouting local laws, and social media multinationals such as Facebook doing little to prevent the illegal trade, according to a new investigation. Traders on Facebook are offering large quantities of donkey skins on the site, the report said, including one trader … Read more