Opinion

London Vet Show 2022 report

The London Vet Show (LVS) took place earlier this month (November 17–18, 2022) — here are the musings of Vicki Adams, who attending on behalf of The Veterinary Nurse, on this year's show. All in all, a good time seemed to have been had by all.

Can cats and dogs live in purrfect harmony?

Researchers from Dogs Trust have published new findings on how dog owners introduce their new puppies to their existing household cats, and what factors were associated with desirable behaviour from the puppies.

Can you help Dogs Trust spread the word about their dog welfare study?

Dogs Trust is hoping for veterinary practices to get involved with Generation Pup. Jane Murray explains how veterinary professionals can get involved by encouraging owners of puppies under 16 weeks of age to sign up to the study. Puppies will be studied throughout their life to provide a clearer picture of how early life experiences, genetics and environment can influence future health and welfare.

Summer parasite update 2022

The rapidly changing distribution of parasites affecting pets and the vectors that transmit them continues — this summer parasite update reveals what 2022 has brought so far, and suggests ways for controlling such parasitic incursions.

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