Study finds vets not complying with Epilepsy Task Force recommendations – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

new study, published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP)has revealed that veterinary surgeons only prescribe anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) after a seizure cluster in 44% of cases, despite International Veterinary Epilepsy Task Force recommendations to the contrary1. The study “Approach to initial management of canine generalized epileptic seizures in primary-care veterinary practices in the … Read more

Task force call as survey finds canine fertility clinic concerns

An animal charity has demanded tougher regulation of canine fertility clinics (CFCs) to better protect dogs that can’t mate naturally from what it sees as unethical and irresponsible practices. The plea by the Naturewatch Foundation coincides with the release of its own survey of veterinary professionals, which indicated overwhelming concern about CFCs activities. But the … Read more