19 February 2016
BSAVA Scottish Congress takes place in the SECC, Glasgow from 3-4 September this year. Set on the banks of the River Clyde, the world-class exhibition and conference facility will host 2 days of inspiring CPD from international speakers, and an exhibition of over 40 leading companies.
17 February 2016
The World Small Animal Veterinary Association's mission is to foster the exchange of scientific information between individual veterinarians and veterinary organisations.
17 February 2016
January’s Companion featured a research project organised by Martin Whitehead, of Chipping Norton Veterinary Hospital in Oxfordshire. Martin is using funding from PetSavers and the Companion Animal Welfare Council to research the diseases and welfare of pet reptiles.
12 February 2016
This Congress stream, being held on Saturday 9th April in the Kingston Theatre, Austin Court, aims to nurture and inform budding and experienced clinical researchers, whether they are in academia or in practice.
10 February 2016
VetFest, our indoor veterinary festival, is back! Now in its second year following a fantastic launch in 2015, Saturday night will be packed with a huge range of musical acts, street theatre and comedy.
9 February 2016
On 3rd February, Southern region held their Annual Regional Meeting (ARM) followed by a dermatology CPD course on ‘Cells, stains and microscopes in the diagnosis of skin disease’.
1 February 2016
The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) are calling for a complete ban on the sale and use of electric pulse training collars, in response to the Scottish Government’s consultation (6 Nov 2015 - 29 Jan 2016) on the use of electronic aversive training aids.
28 January 2016
The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS) in Cocker Spaniels, following consultation with the Health Coordinator on behalf of the breed clubs.
25 January 2016
There are over 30 million sheep in the UK and many of them are under the care of vets who may not think of sheep as their top priority – hence the Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) have set up a website for all vets who have sheep owners as clients.
21 January 2016
The BSAVA has introduced a new range of lifestyle member benefits to complement the existing collection of valuable Association benefits which members receive already.
20 January 2016
We currently have an opportunity for a qualified vet to join the BSAVA within the Scientific Policy team, on a temporary freelance basis. Please see below for details of the job description. The deadline for applications is Sunday 24th January 2016.
11 January 2016
A suspect case of Avian Influenza was reported on 8 January 2016 in poultry farm in Fife, and is currently being investigated.