Stairs and ramps are often used to exercise the forelimb - but which is better? Jennifer Carr and colleagues carry out a scientific trial comparing range of motion. ...read all about these and other papers in the latest EJCAP issue - free access to top quality CPD for all European veterinary professionals! EJCAP online is generously supported by Hill's Pet Nutrition, its prime partner.
Apply now for the Fecava Laboklin travel scholarship 2017, sponsored by Laboklin. This scholarship supports groups of small animal practitioners from different parts of Europe to visit each other’s practices and countries for a few days. Ideally, they also participate in a joint continuous education event. Veterinarians who have found a matching partner in another country may send their joint application by 30 June 2017 at the latest to the Fecava office. If you haven't found a partner yet, you can still apply, but before 30 April!
A working group on canine vector borne diseases was created at the Fecava Council meeting in Athens. ‘Most veterinarians from Western and Central Europe are insufficiently informed about of these diseases many of which are on their doorstep – in South-eastern Europe,’ its chairman Nenad Milojkovic (Serbia) stressed.
A new award has been established by Fecava: the Didier-Noël Carlotti medal, in recognition of outstanding service in the field of interprofessional communication and/or continuing education for companion animal veterinarians in Europe. Nominations before 21 June 2017.
Check our section featuring new veterinary apps for companion animal practitioners - this time including one providing weekly updated maps on the risk of infestation by ticks, fleas, mosquitoes and sand flies across Europe.