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  1. Peterborough practice hosts fourth annual neutering event

    Cat owners on low incomes have benefited from a collaboration between vets, animal welfare organisations and pharmaceutical companies in a charity neutering day. Staff at Vets4Pets in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire hosted the event, which is designed to prevent problems associated with unwanted litters of kittens being born. Vets4Pets vet and practice partner Holly Norman said: ‘Our […]

  2. Zolvix 25 mg/ml Oral Solution for Sheep: change of distribution category

    Change of distribution category from POM-V to POM-VPS   The VMD has agreed to a request from the Marketing Authorisation Holder to change the legal distribution category of this anthelmintic (i.e. wormer) for sheep. This means that this anthelmintic can now be prescribed by Pharmacists and Suitably Qualified Persons (SQPs) as well as vets. Increasing […]

  3. Product Defect Recall

    The VMD has issued an alert for the recall of a general anaesthetic. In a statement the directorate said: “We wish to make wholesalers and veterinary surgeons aware the VMD has been notified that Norbrook Laboratories Ltd has issued a recall of all batches of Propofol Emulsion for Injection 1.0% w/v currently on the market. […]

  4. Product Defect Recall

    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has released a product defect recall alert for specified batches of Combinex Oral Suspension manufacturered by Elanco Animal Health. In a statement the VMD said: ‘We wish to make wholesalers and veterinary surgeons aware that the VMD has been notified that Elanco Animal Health has issued a recall of certain […]

  5. Party’s over for eggnogged dogs

    An emergency trip to the vets was required after two dogs got drunk from lapping up a bottle of advocaat. Pet owners Mr and Mrs Robson were shocked to find their spaniels Oscar and Martha in an intoxicated state when they arrived home from work. Martha was staggering and swaying so badly she fell over […]