• 10/05/2020
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    BSAVA Clinical Abstract Sessions for Free

    BSAVA Clinical Abstract Sessions for Free

    Just because BSAVA Congress didn’t happen this year in Birmingham, doesn’t mean that it isn’t happening at all! Two days of Clinical Abstract Sessions will be available for BSAVA members and non-members for free on the 14th and 15th of May. Also, keep an eye for the upcoming information on the Congress On Demand which

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    • 29/04/2020
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    Veterinary laboratories contribute to the human sample testing for SARS-CoV-2

    Veterinary laboratories contribute to the human sample testing for SARS-CoV-2

    In some countries, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, human laboratory diagnostic services are at maximum capacity and, as an alternative, veterinary laboratories are being asked to provide support. Veterinary laboratories have experience in quality assurance, biosafety and biosecurity, and high throughput testing for the surveillance and control of infectious diseases in animals, some of which

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    • 23/04/2020
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    Lucy’s Law: The beginning of the end for puppy farming in England

    Lucy’s Law: The beginning of the end for puppy farming in England

    In England on April 6, 2020 Lucy’s Law came into force. The new legislation presents a significant milestone to end low-welfare, high volume supply of puppies and kittens by banning their third-party commercial sale in England. Puppy farms are located across the UK, mostly depending on third-party sellers or ‘dealers’ who often smuggle from abroad

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    • 22/04/2020
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    World Immunization Week: as much for small companion animals as people

    World Immunization Week: as much for small companion animals as people

    April 24th to 30th marks World Immunization Week, which aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. According to the WHO, immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Arguably, vaccination has also been

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