• 19/12/2021
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    Cat microchipping to be made mandatory in the UK

    Cat microchipping to be made mandatory in the UK

    Microchipping cats will be required by law in the United Kingdom, according to the government. Thousands of lost or stray pet cats are more likely to be reunited with their owners and safely returned home. According to the new plans, all owners must ensure that their pet is microchipped before the age of 20 weeks

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    • 11/12/2021
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    Feline Grimace Scale Phone App

    Feline Grimace Scale Phone App

    The Feline Grimace Scale (FGS) has now a smartphone application for quick and easy real-time acute pain assessment of cats by cat carers and veterinary health professionals. Developed by the Steagall Laboratory at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Université de Montréal, the FGS phone App promotes pain awareness in cats and teaches users to use

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    • 23/10/2021
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    Welfare friendly examination procedure of dogs and cats without the owner

    Welfare friendly examination procedure of dogs and cats without the owner

    Many veterinarians are required to conduct clinical examinations on their patients without the presence of the owners due to numerous Covid restrictions. Understandably, this can be stressful for both the animals and their owners. Without them, cats and dogs might become anxious and fearful. The FECAVA and the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Ethology (ESVCE)

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    • 02/08/2021
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    Don’t Forget to Give your Pet plenty of WAVES this Summer!

    Don’t Forget to Give your Pet plenty of WAVES this Summer!

    That is the message from Veterinary Ireland to all pet owners during this hot Summer weather. “WAVES” explains Peter Bishton, Veterinary Ireland’s deputy chief executive, “stands for WAter, VEntilation and Shade, three things essential to all pets during the summer months, and Veterinary Ireland has come up with this short acronym to help pet owners

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