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Feline heart surgery first is ‘way forward’

Feline heart surgery first is ‘way forward’

A pioneering procedure that saved the life of a kitten with a rare and potentially fatal heart condition could transform the way similar cases are treated in future.

'Shocking' reasons why dogs were abandoned this year

'Shocking' reasons why dogs were abandoned this year

Survey finds a fifth of dog owners spend less than two weeks researching before buying a dog, while 1 in 5 people confess to buying a dog simply because it was a cute accessory.

FECAVA 2018 - Greetings from Turkey

FECAVA 2018 - Greetings from Turkey

Greetings from Turkey

‘EPRUMA shows progress in delivering commitments to the responsible use of veterinary medicines’

‘EPRUMA shows progress in delivering commitments to the responsible use of veterinary medicines’

EPRUMA recently presented ongoing activities to promote the responsible use of veterinary medicines at the European Parliament in Brussels

Draft bill recognises animal sentience

Draft bill recognises animal sentience

“This bill captures the substantive obligation Article 13 puts on the national Government to consider animal welfare, as well as explicitly recognising animals as sentient beings” – John Fishwick. 

Free T-shirt design ‘If only I could breathe’

Free T-shirt design ‘If only I could breathe’

In response to popular demand, FECAVA has decided to make its T-shirt design freely available to all.

Abusive clients

Abusive clients

Jane RVN looks at the ways veterinary practices can improve levels of customer service and resolve many of the potential conflict areas that can lead to confrontation.

Guilty puppy breeder jailed

Guilty puppy breeder jailed

Online breeder kept dogs in “inhumane” conditions, telling buyers he would deliver puppies to them so he could do a “home check” to make them believe he was caring and responsible – RSPCA.

 FECAVA EuroCongress 2018 Greetings from Norway

FECAVA EuroCongress 2018 Greetings from Norway

FECAVA Directors Stein Dahl invites colleagues to the FECAVA EuroCongress 2018 in Tallinn with a view of his practice area in Norway.

Cats versus dogs: new evidence on which species is ‘smarter’

Cats versus dogs: new evidence on which species is ‘smarter’

Scientists have found a way to accurately count neurons associated with complex behaviour in the brains of each species, with findings revealing dogs have more than twice as many as cats.