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Vet News – Exotics News

This month Vet News Exotics Editor, Charlotte Hitch brings us a fascinating piece on the breeding of White Bengal Tigers. EXOTICS: Breeding White Bengal Tigers Charlotte Hitch (Vet News Exotics Editor) White tigers, which originate from South Asia, are becoming increasingly popular in zoos in the Western world. Despite the undeniable beauty of the sleek […]

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Vet News – Exotics News

Our newest addition to the team is Charlotte Hitch, who has come on board the good ship Vet School Success to bring you some fascinating articles with a more exotic flavour. It’s great to have Charlotte on the team and she takes up the role of Vet News Exotics Editor. Welcome Charlotte 🙂 EXOTICS: Lymphocytic […]

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Vet News – Small Animal News

Harriet Woodhall is our Small Animal Vet News Editor and this month she brings you an article on a subject that is gaining more and more recognition in clinical practice: feline arthritis. SMALL ANIMAL: Use of Meloxicam in Feline Osteoarthritis Harriet Woodhall (Vet News Small Animal Editor) Feline Osteoarthritis is a progressive condition in aged […]

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Vet News – Equine News

Pippa goes on the hunt for more interesting equine articles, and this month gives us the lowdown on a serious disease for horses: Strangles. EQUINE: Strangles Pippa Lyon (Vet News Equine Editor)       According to Redwings; the UK’s largest horse sanctuary, Strangles in on the rise with a fifth of horses admitted in […]

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Vet News – Small Animal News

We have a NEW member of the Vet News Editorial Team in the form of Harriet Woodhall, who has taken on the mantle of covering articles of interest in the small animal sphere. So, big welcome to you Harriet and thank you for your first article, which this month is on Canine Diabetes Mellitus.   […]

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Vet News – Farm News

Els has taken a really interesting look this month at the news surrounding a new PCR test available to aid large animal vets in their important work. FARMING: New PCR Test available for bovine mycoplasma  Els de Vrijer (Vet News Farm Animal Editor) Bovine mycoplasma is a bacterial infection that is responsible for several diseases […]

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Vet News – Farm News

Emma’s article this month is on the concerns that the Schmallenberg virus may be present in wild animal populations, acting as a reservoir for the important infection. FARMING: Scientists believe that SBV may affect wild animals Emma Plowright (Vet News Farm Animal Editor) Scientists in Europe are concerned that wild animals may be acting as […]

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Vet News – Equine News

This month’s Equine news comes from our very talented reported, Pippa Lyons.         EQUINE: The Horse Meat Scandal Pippa Lyon (Vet News Equine Editor) The discovery of horse DNA found in value burgers at Tesco and Iceland in the UK earlier this month has come as a shock to many members of […]

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Vet News – Farm News

The third article from our Vet News Farm Editorial Team is by Pippa Plowright, on a study into illegal badger shooting. FARMING: 10% of welsh farmers report killing badgers illegally Emma Plowright (Vet News Farming Editor) A study carried out by the University of Bangor, the University of Kent and Kingston University has shown that […]

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Vet News – Farm News

The second of our Vet News articles this month comes from our Farm News Editor, Hannah Johnstone: FARMING: Liver Fluke becoming an increasing threat to sheep in the UK Hannah Johnstone (Vet News Farming Editor) Liver Fluke is a flat worm which has a complex life cycle heavily dependent on prevailing weather systems, with the […]

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