Royal Veterinary College


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Scale of UK canine health and welfare research funding

Health - May 23

New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), which explored the amount of UK not-for-profit funding for research into canine health and welfare, found that 109 UK funders provided £57.8 million between 2012 and 2022. This study is the first of its kind, providing funders and researchers with a benchmark for strategic reforms to enhance the effectiveness of future funding of research to improve canine lives.

Veterinary - May 17

Life After Racing: The RVC is calling for owners of former racehorses for rehoming survey

Researchers from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are calling for owners and previous owners of former racehorses in the UK to participate in a new survey and share their experiences of rehoming racehorses to uncover the different factors that influence a successful outcome.

Veterinary - May 1

New research from the RVC predicts the future life expectancy for companion cats

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New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), in collaboration with researchers from the National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) in Taiwan, ha

Health - Apr 17

Researchers help uncover potential breakthrough in treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s or Colitis)

RVC researchers help uncover potential breakthrough in treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's or Colitis) Pathologists from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have been working with scientists from the Francis Cri

Health - Mar 27

New research from the RVC highlights most common disorders in UK pet guinea pigs

New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has identified the most common conditions in pet guinea pigs in the UK are overgrown nails, ringworm and eye ulcers.

Health - Mar 12

Media reactions of National Food Strategy overlooked need for greater government action for reform, say researchers

New research suggests that more emphasis on individual responsibility to tackle issues relating to food, instead of systemic change was pushed within media, in response to the National Food Strategy (NFS). Researchers from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) alongside the University of Edinburgh, examined media coverage and X (Twitter) sentiment of reactions to better understand how public perception was impacted in regard to where responsibility lies.

Health - Mar 5

New research from the RVC finds that one in seven pet rabbits suffer with dental disease

New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has identified that each year, more than one in seven companion rabbits under primary veterinary care in the UK are suffering from dental disease, a condition which can cause severe pain.

Veterinary - Feb 15

New study from the RVC identifies most common findings in pre-purchase examinations of horses

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New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has found that lameness is the most common prejudicial PPE finding in prepurchase examinations (PPEs) in horses in the UK.

Health - May 1

New research from the RVC and the One Health Poultry Hub reveals speed of avian flu transmission

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New research from the Global Challenges Research Fund's (GCRF) One Health Poultry Hub, including researchers from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC)

Veterinary - Apr 30

Cavapoo and Cockapoo designer dog breeds at high risk of tick infestation

The RVC's VetCompass Programme reveals the dog breeds at most and least risk of tick infestation to help prevention and support canine welfare.

Health - Apr 9

The RVC helps shape international agreement on what constitutes naturally healthy body shapes for dogs

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The International Collaborative on Extreme Conformations in Dogs (ICECDogs) has published a position paper, heavily informed by research from the Roy

Health - Mar 18

New RVC research proves clinical benefits from surgical intervention for dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture

A new study from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has revealed that surgical management of cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) ruptures in dogs causes better outcomes for reducing lameness compared to non-surgical management.

Veterinary - Mar 11

Inbreeding is contributing factor to mid and late-term pregnancy loss in Thoroughbreds

New RVC research finds inbreeding is contributing factor to mid and late-term pregnancy loss in Thoroughbreds.

Health - Feb 23

Study from the RVC indicates that feeding commercial feedstuff aids healing and prevention of recurrence of equine squamous gastric disease

A new study by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has revealed early indications that feeding a particular commercial feedstuff to horses suffering from Equine Squamous Gastric Disease (ESGD) aids the prevention of disease recurrence.

Life Sciences - Jan 26

New Thoroughbred genetic fracture risk scoring system developed by the RVC discovers collagen is contributing factor

New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) into genetic risks of fracture in Thoroughbred horses has found that horses with lower levels of collagen type III have a higher risk of fracture.