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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 - 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 - 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.

Health - Veterinary - 15.12.2023
Jonathan Elliott of the RVC awarded Honorary Member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Veterinary - 14.12.2023
Open office slots with the Provost are now available
Open office slots with the Provost are now available

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.

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

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.

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.

Health - Veterinary - 20.09.2022
Two RVC students awarded prizes at prestigious International Canine Health Awards

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 - 19.08.2022
Sussex signs NDA pledge

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 - Health - 09.08.2022
Quality of Life of equines with PPID
Quality of Life of equines with PPID

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.

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 - 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 - Health - 21.09.2020
UofG School of Veterinary Medicine Launches New Equine Practice

Veterinary - Pedagogy - 11.09.2020
Bristol Vet School announces new equine clinical rotation teaching partnership with CVS Group

Veterinary - Environment - 12.08.2020
Analysis: Boxgrove - how we found Europe’s oldest bone tools and what we learned about their makers
Prospective students Current students UCL in the media Services for media Tell us your story Dr Matthew Pope (UCL Archaeology) discusses new evidence about an extinct human species found at the Boxgrove site, where Britain's oldest human remains reveal new insights into ancient toolmaking. Boxgrove in Sussex, England, is an iconic, old stone age site.

Health - Veterinary - 28.05.2020
Tackling COVID-19: Professor James Wood
Cambridge's infectious diseases community is making a huge contribution to tackling the pandemic,- says Professor James Wood.

Veterinary - 13.02.2020
New policies on Bullying, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct and Personal Relationships

Veterinary - 15.01.2020
Thinking of a canine companion? Bristol Vet School’s UK Dog Project needs you!

Veterinary - 08.11.2019
Creating fake rhino horn with horse hair to help save the endangered rhino | University of Oxford
Scientists from the University of Oxford and Fudan University, Shanghai, have invented a way to create fake rhino horn using horse hair.

Veterinary - 22.10.2019
Vet School awarded prestigious American Veterinary Medical Association accreditation

Veterinary - 17.04.2019
Is one toe really better than three? How horses’ legs evolved for endurance travel rather than speed
Palaeobiologists from the University of Bristol and Howard University (USA) have uncovered new evidence that suggests that horses' legs have adapted over time to be optimised for endurance travel, rather than speed.

Veterinary - Health - 28.02.2019
Vet champions scheme launched to help horse owners detect early signs of colic

Veterinary - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.11.2018
Weight loss programme successful at tackling obesity & type 2 diabetes
Severe and medically complicated obesity can be effectively treated with a non-surgical weight management programme called Counterweight-Plus, according to a new study.

Veterinary - 21.11.2018
Investment needed to save thousands of lives through post bite rabies vaccines
Rabies, contracted through dog bites, currently kills an estimated 60,000 people each year, mostly in Africa and Asia with approximately 10% of deaths among children under the age of five. However these deaths can be prevented through a post-bite vaccination of the victims known as post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), alongside a programme of disease elimination through mass dog vaccination.

Veterinary - 21.11.2018
"Giving birth then coming home without our baby was difficult to go through"
A new research centre at Imperial will investigate the causes of premature birth. The centre will be the first of its kind in Europe, and will investigate how to reduce the risk of premature birth.

Veterinary - Pedagogy - 21.11.2018
Podcast: 1918 special to mark the First World War armistice centenary

Veterinary - 25.09.2018
Listen to Her! Egypt’s women fight for their rights
Egyptian women have been at the forefront of Egypt's political and economic struggles with nearly 3 million protesting against sexual harassment in 2013, yet their fight against social stigmas at home and abroad remains largely unnoticed within Western circles.

Veterinary - 09.07.2018
New research study could help improve dog welfare
Academics from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences are asking for dog owners to take part in a new research study that could help to improve dog welfare.

Health - Veterinary - 22.06.2018
Researchers win EPSRC fellowship to develop AI for early disease diagnosis in calves
Two researchers at the University of Bristol have been awarded a joint Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Fellowship to investigate early disease diagnosis in dairy calves using artificial intelligence (AI) methods.

Health - Veterinary - 28.04.2018
Bristol Vet School at the forefront of combatting antimicrobial resistance
Researchers from the Bristol Veterinary School at the University of Bristol are leading the way with farmers to combat and change antimicrobial (AM) use on farms.

Veterinary - Health - 07.03.2018
Forecast launched to help sheep farmers respond to annual spring threat to young lambs

Veterinary - Innovation - 19.02.2018
Using ultrasound to predict return to form for injured racehorses
A new technique that uses ultrasound to predict a racehorse's likelihood of a return to racing after a tendon injury has been developed by researchers at the University of Nottingham, Oakham Equine Hospital and the world-famous Hong Kong Jockey Club. In this unique collaboration, the team has created a scoring system for grading tendon injuries in racehorses when they first occur and used this in a large study to determine which ultrasound features will predict whether or not the horse will successfully race again after rehabilitation.

Veterinary - 24.01.2018
New 1M poultry research facility aims to improve bird welfare and help consumer confidence

Veterinary - 06.12.2017
Christmas lectures go off with a bang!

Event - Veterinary - 21.09.2017
Horse colic campaign wins prestigious award
A campaign to raise awareness of colic in horses among horse owners pioneered by the University of Nottingham's Vet School and the British Horse Society has won the prestigious Veterinary Record Evidence Award.

Veterinary - Life Sciences - 10.07.2017
How can diagnostics deliver a more effective use of antibiotics in animals?
Are there better ways to diagnose animals in need of antibiotics on livestock farms' How will farmers and veterinarians use novel diagnostics in the fight against animal disease?

Health - Veterinary - 23.06.2017
Dog’s leg saved from amputation by new bone regeneration technology
Scientists and veterinarians from the University of Glasgow have successfully saved the leg of a two-year-old Munsterlander dog named Eva from amputation using medical technology funded by Sir Bobby
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