What does “OOH” mean on a vet’s website, and is it important?

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When choosing a veterinary practice, you may have had a look at a few websites. One of the terms that may have come up during your research is the ‘OOH’ provision. What is this though, and what does it mean on a practical level? Let’s explore this further.

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Are there cancer vets specialists?

Finding out that your beloved pet has cancer can be a very difficult and anxious time for any owner. So it’s reassuring to know that there are vets who are specially trained in treating this frightening disease. Veterinary cancer specialists, or Oncologists, have undergone a specialist program of training and study; learning the latest treatments and techniques to diagnose and treat cancers in animals. Most veterinary oncologists mainly treat cats and dogs who have been referred by their regular veterinary surgeon.

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What Does ‘Digital X-Ray’ Mean on a Vet’s Website, and is it Important?

Home » All Posts » New Pet » What Does ‘Digital X-Ray’ Mean on a Vet’s Website, and is it Important?

A vet practice website is a great place to look to decide if they are right for your new pet or even if you want to re-familiarize yourself with what they offer. While browsing, you might see them advertising ‘digital x-ray’. What is digital x-ray? What is it used for? Is it important that a vet has it?

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What does ‘Veterinary Hospital’ mean on a vets website and is it important?

Home » All Posts » New Pet » What does ‘Veterinary Hospital’ mean on a vets website and is it important?

All veterinary practices have a minimum standard of care they must provide to all animals. Above this minimum standard, veterinary practices are able to offer varying levels of care with varying numbers of diagnostic tests, medications and hospitalization lengths. Being a ‘Veterinary Hospital’ means the practice is often able to offer the highest level of quality care, due to the facilities, space, working hours and skill level within the practice. This is administered through the Practice Standards Scheme.

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Booking opens for Vets Now ECC Congress – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Vets Now has opened bookings for its emergency and critical care Congress which takes place from Thursday 3rd to Friday 4th November 2022 at the Royal Armories Museum in Leeds. The event offers over 80 hours of CPD across seven streams – with everything from hypotension and sepsis to breaking bad news to clients – … Read more

Vets welcome temporary suspension of commercial pet imports

Vets are hoping animal health officials will learn lessons during a temporary ban on pet imports from four European countries to help tackle the illegal animal supply chain. Defra announced it had suspended the commercial import of cats, dogs and ferrets from Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Romania until 14 May because of potential risks to … Read more

Is it allowed to use different Vets for different things?

Home » All Posts » New Pet » Is it allowed to use different Vets for different things?

As vets, we usually advise that all pets are registered with a Veterinary practice. The last thing you need if your pet requires emergency treatment is trying to find a practice to register with! But, can you register your pets at more than one practice? This article will expand on the ins and outs of multi-Vet registering and in what scenarios this may arise.

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Sheep audit tool aims to help vets with farmer engagement

A checklist-based audit tool has been launched to help vets engage more proactively with sheep farmers. MSD Animal Health hopes the tool will enable farm vets to forge closer links with sheep farmers by enabling them to develop action plans that help shepherds address key areas of flock health and productivity. The Flock Health Checklist … Read more

Problems for UK vets as the Pet Passport replacement AHC takes up to 1.5 hours to complete

Home » All Posts » News and Comment » Problems for UK vets as the Pet Passport replacement AHC takes up to 1.5 hours to complete

Planning a holiday, or a much-anticipated journey, should be an exciting time. Many pet owners understandably wish to take their pets with them as they travel. Until recently, dogs, cats and ferrets could travel freely between Britain and the EU with a valid pet passport. But this all changed when Britain exited the EU. Now, the paperwork involved in pet travel causes stress and anxiety for both pet owners and vets alike.

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