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Brexit is threatening Northern Ireland’s veterinary medicine supply

Brexit is threatening Nothern Ireland’s veterinary medicine supply due to a law which requires EU animal medicines to be batch tested before being sold in Northern Ireland.    This could lead to the discontinuation of certain products. In fact, there are fears that the region is at risk of losing as much as half of […]

How is Scotland tackling staffing shortages in the veterinary sector?

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)  has published a plan to minimise vet shortages in Scotland.  It has warned that something needs to change to avoid a state of crisis.  Why is retention an issue in the veterinary sector?  Several factors have been cited as major contributors to people leaving the profession, including: Spike […]

3D printed guide developed to help treat dogs with Cushing’s disease

A 3D printed guide has recently been developed by neurologists to help treat dogs with Cushing’s disease. In this blog, our specialist consultants share insight into the key symptoms of Cushing’s disease and why this technology will help revolutionise the procedure needed to treat it.   What is Cushing’s disease?  Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism, occurs when […]