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What to do with your pets in hot weather?
If you catch them at the panting and restless stage, get them to a cooler location and provide them with water. They will likely be fine, keep an eye on them to see if they progress further, if so contact your vets straight away.
PDSA Animal Wellbeing Report 2022
Over the last 12 years, the annual PDSA Animal Wellbeing (PAW) Report has surveyed a nationally representative sample of the UK’s dog, cat and rabbit owners to find out how they are providing for their pet’s welfare needs and reliably estimate pet populations. Robust methodology, consistently applied, enables accurate comparison of data and identification of trends.
Anime Health Innovation Network AHIN
What’s new for AHIN?
As many of you know, the Animal Health Innovation Network has been formed to bring together academia and industry to drive innovations within the animal health sector.
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British Cattle Veterinary Association
The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) vision include “seeing a central role for the vet to safeguard and improve the wellbeing of cattle and safety of our food within sustainable beef and dairy industries.
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NOAH
NOAH is committed to One Health which includes limiting the development of antimicrobial resistance by promoting responsible use and stewardship of antibiotics. Offering training to all their members, NOAH helps individuals to understand the risks and know when to give and not to give antibiotics.
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Surrey Research Park – centre for digital innovation
The Surrey Research Park is owned and operated by the University of Surrey and is a centre of excellence for technology, science, health, space and engineering. The park lets out spaces to businesses who want to be located close to London but not directly within it.
Project Update from Bryony Armson
We hope that the information obtained may identify research gaps for future studies and help develop solutions for effective disease control.
Meet New Members of vHive
Who are you and what is your role? Lucas - Data Management Officer
Meet new members of vHive
Who are you and what is your role? Cara Fudge – Admin Assistant
Health outcomes arising from human-animal interactions including zoonotic disease and antimicrobial resistance
That animal and human health are interdependent is increasingly recognised. Sixty percent of infectious diseases in humans are zoonotic, but despite their combined prevalence and statutory reporting in the UK, zoonoses are poorly studied.
Laura EnvDis project
EnvDis – human salmonellosis and its epidemiology
Laura’s project is part of the One Health European Joint Programme (OHEJP) formation projects under the name of EnvDis. It is co-founded by Zoetis and benefits from the collaboration with PHE.
The “Ranch Livestock to Market” Programme
Good ranch management practice is essential if optimal livestock production, productivity and marketing are to be realised.
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Digital Innovation – A Vet Student’s Perspective
As a vet student with a keen interest in all things tech, I was thrilled and intrigued when I heard about plans for a new venture in veterinary technology to be based at the University of Surrey.
PetDialog+ from Zoetis
When diagnosing an ill companion animal, vets often have to rely on information about their clinical signs and behaviour provided by the pet's owner.