Practice team to walk for much-missed Dawn

A West Yorkshire practice team is stepping out this weekend for a charity walking challenge in memory of a former colleague. The walkers, from Abbey House Veterinary Hospital in Morley, Leeds, will be tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on Saturday (September 24) to honor Dawn Clark, who died from meningitis in August last year. … Read more

Ralph team uses novel technique to get Dotty on her feet again

A CT scan of Dotty’s spine before surgery. The Ralph’s neurology team has added a unique modification to a novel dorsal atlantoaxial (AA) stabilization technique to maximize the precision of screw placement. The technique has now been successfully performed on two canine patients, including a Yorkshire terrier called Dotty, who was referred to The Ralph’s … Read more

Fitzpatrick Oncology and Soft Tissue bought out by management team – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The clinical team leading Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue has completed a management buyout of the Guildford-based animal hospital. The buy-out was led by Professor Nick Bacon, Clinical Director, Dr Laurent Findji, Senior Clinician, Dr Jonathan Bray and Dr Gerard McLauchlan, who will collectively take the hospital forward with the financial backing of a … Read more

Keeping the team together – how to retain top talent

You don’t need me to tell you about staff retention issues in the veterinary sector. The facts speak for themselves: 65% of veterinary surgeons experience conflict between their well-being and their professional role (RCVS survey, 2021). A third (33%) of female veterinarians work part-time, with an increasing proportion of male vets (17%) also taking this … Read more

Tom joins mixed practice leadership team

Hook Norton Veterinary Group in Banbury has added to its leadership team by taking on a new director. Tom Righton has worked for Hook Norton since 2014 and is undertaking an equine orthopedic certificate at the independent practice. Leadership pathway Hook Norton has an equine clinic, farm department and three small animal branches, and is … Read more

LVS team launches 30 Under 30 initiative

The London Vet Show (LVS) team has announced an initiative dedicated to fostering talent in the veterinary industry today – Vet Show 30 Under 30. The initiative, founded in partnership with Pioneer Veterinary Products, aims to bring together tomorrow’s veterinary leaders to gain recognition from their peers and colleagues, and receive an acknowledgment for their … Read more

Wear your own team to hit TV screens

The team at Wear Referrals in County Durham is soon to star on the small screen as part of a new program on BBC One. A series, with the working title of Emergency Vets, has been commissioned for the channel’s daytime line-up and will follow the multidisciplinary small animal hospital’s dedicated vets, nurses and support … Read more

Arizona Rescue Team Saves Drowning Kitten From 20-Foot Storm Drain

The Arizona Humane Society’s Emergency Animal Medical Technicians are an integral part of the shelter’s rescue program. Their job is to respond to reports from community members of injured stray animals or potential abuse cases. In 2021 alone, the EAMT team participated in the rescue of over 6,000 animals who had suffered injury, abuse, or … Read more

Disbanding of Dorset wildlife crime team puts birds of prey ‘at risk’ | Birds

Birds of prey are being put at risk by the disbanding of one of the country leading wildlife crime teams, campaigners have warned, raising fears it could be part of a nationwide pattern. Wildlife crime officers work to stop offences such as raptor persecution, where birds of prey are poisoned or shot by gamekeepers and … Read more