1. NEW IAG qualification available!

    VetSkill are delighted to announce our new Level 2 Award in Information, Advice or Guidance is now available for centres to deliver. The new Information, Advice or Guidance qualification is designed for people who aspire for career progression or wish to develop skills in providing Information, Advice or Guidance, relevant to the role of many […]


    The Scottish SPCA and the University of Glasgow has released new research that suggests dogs have different music tastes, with reggae music coming out as the favourite. PhD student Amy Bowman says: ‘The research, which took place at the Scottish SPCA centre in Dumbarton, clearly shows that music has an effect on dog’s behaviour. We […]

  3. NOAH releases 2017 compendium

    The 2017 edition of the NOAH compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines is now available. The compendium is also available online and was launched as a smartphone app in November 2016. The book includes the latest edition of NOAH’s Code of Practice for the Promotion of Animal Medicines. NOAH Chief Executive Dawn Howard said: […]

  4. Battersea issues microchipping message

    Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is encouraging vets to reiterate the importance of microchipping to pet owners in the New Year. Battersea’s intake manager Steven Craddock said: ‘It’s always sad to see lovely dogs brought to us through no fault of their own, confused and forlorn but Battersea is the best place for them while […]

  5. New Year Celebrations

    Every year thousands of pets will suffer as a result of fireworks being let off. The Blue Cross have provided helpful tips and suggestions that may help your pet through the New Year celebrations. Small pets and fireworks Rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice, ferrets and birds all need to be treated with special care […]