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Health - Veterinary - 20.06.2024
Veterinary students transform lives working with rescued animals

Health - Veterinary - 13.06.2024
Different endothelial cell responses between humans and horses
New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has revealed a fundamental difference between how the cells which line blood vessels (endothelial cells), react in horses compared to humans. Regulating the factors that influence endothelial cell function is sometimes used to treat diseases such as cancer in humans, so the findings pave the way for further research in both horses and humans.

Health - Veterinary - 05.06.2024
What’s the right antibiotic for Fido?
The CHUV has developed a new French-language platform in the Firstline app to help veterinarians and students select antibiotics for cats and dogs.

Health - Veterinary - 23.05.2024
Scale of UK canine health and welfare research funding

Veterinary - Health - 17.05.2024
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.

Health - Veterinary - 09.05.2024
UCalgary initiative calls attention to health risks for flat-faced dog breeds
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine experts raise awareness to a variety of health challenges faced by increasingly popular brachycephalic breeds At the University of Calgary, we believe in the power of shared knowledge and in the importance of community involvement.

Veterinary - Health - 01.05.2024
New research from the RVC predicts the future life expectancy for companion cats
New research from the RVC predicts the future life expectancy for companion cats
New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), in collaboration with researchers from the National Chung Hsing University (NCHU) in Taiwan, has produced the first-ever 'life tables' for the UK companion cat population. This represents a major step forward in how we understand the lifespan of companion cats and revealing new information on mortality rates and influencing factors.

Health - Veterinary - 17.04.2024
Results for: UCalgary Companion Animal Health Fund accelerates pioneering veterinary-medicine research
Your dog is struck by a car. Rushed to the nearest animal hospital, Fluffy is in shock - blood pressure low, heart rate high, and he's struggling to breathe.

Health - Veterinary - 09.04.2024
The RVC helps shape international agreement on what constitutes naturally healthy body shapes for dogs
The RVC helps shape international agreement on what constitutes naturally healthy body shapes for dogs
The International Collaborative on Extreme Conformations in Dogs (ICECDogs) has published a position paper, heavily informed by research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), that helps owners to recognise good innate health in dogs.

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 01.04.2024
Science shows Baltimore's cats are friendly little guys
Science shows Baltimore’s cats are friendly little guys
A look at post-doc Charlotte Fare's very important study of the cats of Baltimore, in which she surveyed a subset of the city's felines to examine their appearance and disposition Each day when I get

Health - Veterinary - 12.03.2024
New veterinary centre of excellence is the only one of its kind in Canada
New veterinary centre of excellence is the only one of its kind in Canada

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 11.03.2024
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 New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), in collaboration with Cornell University, has found that inbreeding is a contributing factor to mid and late-term pregnancy loss (MLPL), but not early pregnancy loss (EPL) in Thoroughbreds.

Health - Veterinary - 07.03.2024
Veterinary students join pilot project in Nunavik
Veterinary students join pilot project in Nunavik
Between now and June, seven graduate students from UdeM's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will participate in a pilot project to run the veterinary clinic of the Inuit village of Kuujjuaq.

Health - Veterinary - 23.02.2024
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.

Veterinary - 21.12.2023
Why do dogs chew so much - and should we let them?
Why do dogs chew so much - and should we let them?

Veterinary - 14.12.2023
Survey result: fireworks outside New Year’s Eve disastrous for animal welfare
The period when fireworks are set off should be limited as much as possible to New Year's Eve, to prevent long-term animal suffering from fireworks.

Veterinary - Health - 28.09.2023
Multitude of indicators of equine insulin dysregulation and therefore laminitis risk
Last Updated: 28 Sep 2023 12:00:40 A new study from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has determined new factors that can indicate insulin dysregulation (ID) in ponies. The study findings confirm that physical observation (i.e., looking at the external characteristics of the individual animal) alone is not a wholly accurate predictor of the condition which is associated with an increased risk of laminitis.

Veterinary - Health - 25.09.2023
Fairdog Foundation wants to provide quality mark for healthily bred dogs
Fairdog Foundation wants to provide quality mark for healthily bred dogs

Veterinary - 06.09.2023
Energy transition: pure bio-gas from pilot with ’modified cat litter pellets’
UT researchers Frieder Mugele and Wim Brilman received a Demonstrator grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to build a pilot plant that can separate biogas into carbon dioxide and pure bio-methane.

Health - Veterinary - 06.09.2023
Bridging cultures, empowering communities: U-M students unveiled new ventures abroad

Health - Veterinary - 26.07.2023
Who's top dog? French Bulldogs and Cockapoos claim top spot for the UK's most popular puppies
Who’s top dog? French Bulldogs and Cockapoos claim top spot for the UK’s most popular puppies
A new study by the Royal Veterinary College reveals that French Bulldogs and Cockapoos have now overtaken Labrador Retrievers and Jack Russell Terriers as the UK's favourite puppy to acquire, posing

Veterinary - Health - 21.07.2023
UQ launches vaccine trial for dogs with bone cancer
UQ launches vaccine trial for dogs with bone cancer
University of Queensland veterinary researchers are recruiting pet dogs diagnosed with cancer to test an experimental vaccine.

Health - Veterinary - 20.07.2023
The RVC urges owners of hot dogs to ’cool first, transport second’
A new study by the VetCompass team at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has found that dogs with heatstroke may be suffering even further due to outdated first aid practices.

Health - Veterinary - 13.07.2023
Persistent illegal puppy selling post-pandemic
Researchers from the Royal Veterinary College are calling for greater protection of puppy welfare as Lucy's Law is not adhered to and increasing numbers of underage puppies are being illegally imported A study exploring changes to UK puppy buying habits both before and after the COVID-19 pandemic, has revealed concerning ongoing trends.

Health - Veterinary - 21.06.2023
The RVC partners with Equine Register to track UK horse movements to mitigate the spread of infectious diseases
The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has partnered with Equine Register to undertake important research using data from new functions in the Digital Stable app.

Veterinary - Health - 19.06.2023
The RVC calls for participants as it launches new study into the effects of Cushing’s disease in horses and ponies
The Royal Veterinary College (RVC), in partnership with CVS Group plc, has launched a new study to explore the effects of Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID), commonly known as Equine Cushing's disease, in adult and older horses and ponies in the UK.

Health - Veterinary - 23.05.2023
Free veterinary care for street kids' pets
Free veterinary care for street kids’ pets

Veterinary - Health - 27.03.2023
Royal Veterinary College launches first comprehensive study of umbilical cord torsion in thoroughbreds
24 hour contact: 01707 666297 Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have been awarded funding to build on their studies into umbilical cord torsion (UCT) in thoroughbreds. This research, funded by the Alborada Trust, continues the first ever comprehensive study of UCT in the world. It will explore causation as well as develop novel diagnostic tools to enable veterinary surgeons to detect and monitor the condition.

Health - Veterinary - 13.03.2023
The RVC celebrates 10 years of lifesaving treatment
The RVC celebrates 10 years of lifesaving treatment
This month, the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is celebrating 10 years of its life-saving service of extracorporeal therapies for cats and dogs with kidney failure, immune-mediated disease and certain toxicities.

Veterinary - 27.01.2023
RVC seeks veterinary collaboration for UK dairy herd study
Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are seeking to enrol veterinary practices as they begin a study to determine and benchmark individual and herd-level passive transfer status across dairy herds within the UK. This is the first study to examine the issue from a UK wide perspective and will provide the largest amount of information to date which will inform best practice and benefit both farmers and vets.

Veterinary - Health - 16.01.2023
The Royal Veterinary College calls for dogs with autoimmune diseases to take part in observational study to improve canine wellbeing
The Royal Veterinary College calls for dogs with autoimmune diseases to take part in observational study to improve canine wellbeing
Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are inviting pet owners with dogs who have a newly diagnosed autoimmune disease to take part in an observational study to better understand the prognosis and help improve the wellbeing of those diagnosed in the future. The practitioner researchers, led by Dr Barbara Glanemann and Dr James Swann at the RVC, have created an observational registry to collect information about dogs who have recently been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.

Veterinary - 02.12.2022
The Animal Talks: do animals want to be in the media?
A cat with its own Twitter account, advertisements featuring a dog for a car brand, or horses in a movie: we see lots of animals in the media.

Veterinary - 14.11.2022
Take animal cruelty seriously and report it

Health - Veterinary - 11.11.2022
Canine cancers give clues about human health risks
University of Queensland researchers are looking to dog owners for data on protecting pet - and human health - from environmental hazards.

Health - Veterinary - 10.11.2022
Measures of the Strategy on Antibiotic Resistance (StAR) producing results - use of antibiotics decreases
The -Swiss Antibiotic Resistance Report 2022- reveals that both doctors and veterinarians have prescribed ever fewer antibiotics in recent years. It has also been possible to put the brakes on resistance rates for the time being. In order to ensure the effectiveness of antibiotics in the long term and to curb the development of resistance, the Federal Council launched a national Strategy on Antibiotic Resistance (StAR) in 2015.

Veterinary - Health - 24.08.2022
The RVC to develop ground-breaking tool that assesses quality of life for horses and ponies with common hormone disorder
The RVC to develop ground-breaking tool that assesses quality of life for horses and ponies with common hormone disorder
24 hour contact: 01707 666297 Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College have been awarded funding from CVS (UK) Limited to develop a new assessment tool that will evaluate the quality of life of bo

Veterinary - Health - 11.08.2022
The RVC awarded funding to better understand early-life influences on performance and financial viability of Thoroughbred breeding
24 hour contact: 01707 666297 The Royal Veterinary College has received funding to study the impact of early-life health and management on later-life health, performance and economics of Thoroughbred breeding.

Veterinary - 28.07.2022
Ten fence types at increased odds of a fall for horse and rider
New research into equestrian eventing safety has assessed different types of fence and course design, and quantified their associated risk of falling for either rider or horse. The study is published in the Equine Veterinary Journal , and has highlighted ten fence types which are at increased odds of a fall occurring when compared with square spread fences.

Veterinary - Sport - 25.07.2022
AWSE success at Post graduate research day
AWSE success at Post graduate research day
On the 8th of June 2022, RVC held it's annual post graduate research day at our Hawkshead Campus. Post graduates across the college showed off the hard work they are putting into their varying projects with impacts statements, presentations and posters. Our Animal Welfare Science and Ethics students represented the group fantastically, bringing home some awards too, listed below.

Veterinary - Health - 18.07.2022
Permanent veterinary services coming to Kuujjuaq
Permanent veterinary services coming to Kuujjuaq
Doctoral candidate Léa Delesalle travelled to Kuujjuaq to document the impact of a program aimed at improving human cohabitation with canines in the northern Quebec community.

Health - Veterinary - 06.07.2022
Beauty isn’t even skin deep: New study from the RVC finds that flat-faced dogs are at the highest risk of skin fold dermatitis
New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has found that some popular flat-faced dog breeds, including the English Bulldog, French Bulldog and Pug, are at the highest risk of skin fold dermatitis - a painful skin condition.

Health - Veterinary - 23.06.2022
Most common disorders and lifespan of pet hamsters in the UK
Most common disorders and lifespan of pet hamsters in the UK
New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has revealed the 20 most common disorders in pet hamsters. Of these, the most popular include "wet tail", bite injuries from other hamsters, overgrown nails and/or incisors and traumatic injury. The average lifespan of pet hamsters was 1.75 years.

Veterinary - Health - 16.06.2022
Major investments at UdeM’s Saint-Hyacinthe campus
The Quebec government grants $101 million for the construction of a veterinary simulation centre, a clinical skills centre and an animal shelter.

Veterinary - Health - 01.03.2022
University of Glasgow PhD candidate develops app to help combat obesity in horses
University of Glasgow PhD candidate develops app to help combat obesity in horses
The University of Glasgow has created and updated a free weight management app to help owners monitor their horse's bodyweight and condition. The new version of the Equi-BCS app - refreshed in response to a survey of more than 100 people, including veterinary professionals, nutritionists and horse owners - was developed by Katie Williams, an equine nutritionist, who carried out the survey and development of the app as part of her PhD in veterinary research at the University.

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 14.01.2022
Before horses, ass hybrids were bred for warfare
Before horses, ass hybrids were bred for warfare
Equids have played a key role in the evolution of warfare throughout history.

Health - Veterinary - 17.09.2021
Molson Foundation donates $1 million to UdeM’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary - Psychology - 14.09.2021
How to make the transition back to the office easier on your pandemic pet
How to make the transition back to the office easier on your pandemic pet
After more than a year of working and schooling from home, many offices and schools are re-opening as the COVID-19 vaccine uptake rises.

Veterinary - Health - 20.07.2021
No horsing around: super-fast Hendra test developed
No horsing around: super-fast Hendra test developed
University of Queensland vets are diagnosing the deadly Hendra virus in horses faster than ever, developing a diagnostic point-of-care kit that can detect the pathogen in under an hour, rather than days. Veterinarian Professor Ben Ahern said a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test to detect Hendra infections in horses has been sorely needed for decades.

Campus - Veterinary - 10.06.2021
A campus family - Native students, aspiring vets and Viennese waltzers

Veterinary - 08.06.2021
No room for discrimination or harassment
Discrimination and harassment violate scientific integrity - but the damage they do goes beyond that.
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