Big attendance expected for Vets Now ECC Congress this week

Delegates from across the globe are preparing to attend a sell-out emergency and critical care (ECC) congress this week. Close to 1,000 people will gather at the Royal Armories in Leeds for an in-person Vets Now ECC Congress 2022, following two years of the event running virtually. More than 80 hours of CPD over seven … Read more

Fat Bear Week 2022: thousands tune in to plump for their favorite | Alaska

Thousands of people are tuning in this week to watch Fat Bear Week, the popular competition to vote for the largest bear at the Katmai national park in Alaska. The annual tournament evaluates a bear’s “success in preparation for winter hibernation”, according to the tournament’s website. The March Madness-style tournament runs from Wednesday October 5 … Read more

Guinea Pig Awareness Week returns for 2022

Guinea Pig Awareness Week (GPAW) is back for 2022 – taking place from 19 to 23 September – and will focus on the importance of providing the right environment for guinea pigs with its theme, “Home Squeak Home”. Burgess Pet Care – organizers of GPAW – is urging rescue centers to get involved and back … Read more

Pet Eye Health Awareness Week returns in September – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

TVM had announced that its annual Pet Eye Health Awareness Week will take place from 22nd-28th September this year, focusing on brachycephalic pets which are particularly prone to eye problems. To help practices make the most of the week, TVM is providing waiting room displays, client leaflets, social media packs and online information to help … Read more

Pet Eye Health Awareness Week to focus on brachycephalic issues

Pet Eye Health Awareness Week will focus on brachycephalic ocular syndrome among other topics when it returns for the third time next month. TVM started the initiative to assist veterinary practices by providing waiting room displays, web pages and social media packs to help them with their education to owners. This year, a dedicated section … Read more

A million UK chickens ‘die needlessly each week to keep prices low’ | Animal welfare

More than a million meat chickens are dying every week in the UK before reaching slaughter weight, according to a new report. An analysis of government figures by the animal welfare charity Open Cages reveals about 64 million chickens die prematurely each year in the UK. The dead birds can be incinerated or rendered into … Read more

Wooden Box Sat At Airport For Week, They Pry It Open And Unveil Something ‘Wicked’

An airport pickup box with numerous unfinished holes came without proper labeling. The workplace employees ignored the box and carried on with their tasks. Because it did not have the correct tags, it would be stowed among other items in the same condition. The container was roughly 16 inches tall and only said that it … Read more

Rabbit Awareness Week will start on 27th June – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The Rabbit Awareness Action Group, led by Burgess Pet Care, has announced that this year Rabbit Awareness Week will start on the 27th June and focus on rabbits’ environment. The ‘Room For Rabbits’ campaign follows research in which 38% of vets said they think rabbits’ environment is the most neglected welfare need1with over a quarter … Read more