Comments made during a BBC programme called ‘Animal Frontline’, episode 8, broadcast on 8 May, implied that only flea treatments that are available from a veterinary surgeon are effective. Read more
The country's first mobile canine blood bank has been out on the road collecting vital veterinary supplies and looking for donors. Read more
Due to the spread of algal bloom, some rivers and lakes are now overridden with a green/blue layer of slime on the surface of the water, which can pose a health threat to dogs. Read more
Vets are urging pet owners to make sure their festive homes are safe for animals during the Christmas season by warning of a number of unknown hazards and poisons in and around the home. Read more
Two recent cases of rabies in the Netherlands have sparked fear that it may be a case of when, not if, the disease hits British sores. Read more
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging calm over ‘alarmist’ headlines linking contact with cats to schizophrenia due to the risks posed by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Read more
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