BVNA launches survey to support bid for veterinary nurse title protection

The BVNA has launched a survey today (September 26) to gather information to support its campaign for statutory protection of the title “veterinary nurse”. The data collected will provide an overview of how those within the veterinary professions feel about the issue and how it might affect them, their patients and the public – who … Read more

BEVA Congress reveals recruitment and retention survey results

Results of a survey on recruitment and retention will be revealed at this year’s 60th staging of BEVA Congress. The association has carried out a survey on the issues, while the current situation has also been a major focus for president Huw Griffiths during his year at the helm. He said: “Vets are under increasing … Read more

BVA issues cat welfare warning after survey

Almost one in four of all cats being presented to UK pets are not having all their welfare needs met, a new BVA survey has warned. The organization has urged owners to make sure they are looking after their pets fully in an appeal that coincided with International Cat Day on August 8. Welfare worries … Read more

Survey Shows 1 in 3 Couples Are Including Their Dogs In Their Wedding

A new survey recently released by Yappy.com has revealed that it’s incredibly popular for young couples to make their canine companions part of their wedding ceremony. While this wasn’t always so common, it makes sense why so many pet parents would want to include their precious pups as part of their “special day.” Our dogs … Read more

Welfare crisis highlighted as PFMA survey shows big numbers gave up pets last year

Almost one in eight UK households have given up a pet in the past year with financial pressures and living and working pattern changes among the main factors, a survey suggests. The cost of living crisis has already prompted warnings about the ability of the veterinary sector to withstand rising demand for services. And the … Read more

SPVS fee survey now available to complete

The annual SPVS fee survey is now available to complete online. Designed to provide an overview of the fees charged across the veterinary profession, the survey allows practices to compare fee structures across a wide range of benchmarks. All aspects Vets are encouraged to complete the survey and those who do so will receive a … Read more

Vet nurses asked to help with ‘biggest ever’ feline hypertension survey – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Dr. Sarah Caney, RCVS recognized Specialist in Feline Medicine, is asking all vet nurses to take part in what she hopes will be the biggest online feline hypertension survey conducted so far, with the aim of getting an accurate insight into how vet teams currently assess blood pressure in cats. Everyone taking part in the … Read more

Researchers seek autistic vets for survey on stressors

Autistic vets are being invited to take part in a survey investigating workplace stressors and reasonable adjustments. The survey, part of a study funded by the RCVS Mind Matters Initiative Sarah Brown Mental Health Research Grant, is open to all people, regardless of formal diagnosis or self-diagnosis and comorbidities. It is hoped results from the … Read more

Survey launches to establish ongoing UK impacts of Schmallenberg virus

A new survey is now open allowing vet students on lambing placements to identify the prevalence of deformed lambs – an indicator of the presence of Schmallenberg virus (SBV). As the UK experiences a phase of heightened SBV risk, the survey has been launched by Ruminant Health and Welfare (RH&W) with the support of a … Read more

Survey shines light on lack of cognitive dysfunction awareness

More than a quarter of all cat and dog owners are unaware their pet can develop cognitive dysfunction syndrome. A survey commissioned for Vets4Pets as part of a wider campaign to raise consumer awareness of the condition and improve early detection also found half of respondents would not be confident identifying early indicators of it, … Read more