New webinars to support veterinary mental health – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Royal Canin and Vets: Stay, Go, Diversify will be holding a month-long free CPD webinar series on mental health in the veterinary profession. The company says the webinars will equip veterinary professionals with strategies to strengthen well-being both individually and for practice teams. Lauren Hayes, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager at Royal Canin, said: “Working … 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

Why Don’t Vets Use the Phrase ‘Put to Sleep’ Anymore?

If you’ve ever had a very sick or elderly pet, no doubt you will have had the difficult, awkward, emotional and sometimes heated conversation with yourself regarding the end of their life. Maybe it went the way you expected, maybe not. You may have even noticed your pet using certain terms to describe your pet’s death. What are these phrases? Why are some problematic? Do vets not say ‘put to sleep’ anymore?

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Meet One Speed ​​Terri, The Cat Who Moseyed Into One Pub & Stayed Forever

One downtown hangout in Bay County, Florida, is drawing in some extra customers thanks to their newest employee—a handsome tabby cat named One Speed ​​Terri. Not long ago, Terri casually wandered into Mosey’s Downtown, following some patrons as they entered the pub. The friendly cat liked the vibe so much that he decided to join … Read more

Obese Retriever Loses Half His Weight In Inspirational Health Journey

A dog can become overweight for a variety of reasons. It could be that they only have access to poor nutrition, are given too many treats and “people foods,” or have an underlying medical condition. Whatever the reason, obesity can be harmful to a dog’s health just like it can a human’s. In February of … Read more

No change to risk after the first case of human-to-pet monkeypox transmission

Scientists in France say they have found what they believe could be the first incident of monkeypox being transmitted from an infected person to their pet dog. The case has been reported in The Lancet medical journal and the researchers said it should prompt wider debate on how pets could be protected when their owners … Read more

CVO issues warnings as avian influenza zone measures ease

UK CVO Christine Middlemiss has urged bird keepers to continue to follow enhanced biosecurity measures when formal restrictions are lifted tomorrow (August 16) following the country’s worst avian influenza outbreak. An avian influenza prevention zone (AIPZ) was put in place for the whole of Great Britain in November following discussions between Dr Middlemiss and her … Read more

Urinalysis

I’m hoping we all survived the recent heatwave. Unfortunately, at the height of it, I was confined to my bedroom with a suspected kidney infection and a 38°C temperature. So, no lounging on the beach and swimming for me; more a case of lying in a darkened room and wondering, could you get a positive … Read more