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Tethering of cattle is viewed critically by society and, according to scientific assessment, does not constitute a welfare-friendly husbandry method. Permanent tethering, with the animals standing tied up in their stalls the entire year without access to pasture or an outdoor yard, is particularly...

Author(s)
Bergschmidt, A.; Lindena, T.; Neuenfeldt, S.; Tergast, H.
Publisher
Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute (vTI), Braunschweig, Germany
Citation
Thünen Working Paper, 2018, No.111, pp 59 pp.
Abstract

This manual outlines the key elements of the AssureWel a Project which was conducted from the year 2010 to 2016, this project was aimed to improve farm animal welfare by pioneering the use of welfare outcome assessments in farm assurance approach to improving farm animal welfare through the...

Publisher
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), London, UK
Citation
The AssureWel Manual: the AssureWel approach to improving farm animal welfare: the development and use of welfare outcome assessments in farm assurance, 2018, pp 53 pp.
Abstract

It is clear from online forum discussions among dog owners that there is interest in the perceived benefits of cannabidiol (CBD). Some dog owners either already give CBD to their dogs, or are interested in trying it, to relieve arthritis pain. Consequently veterinary professionals may be asked for...

Publisher
Mixolydian Publications Limited, Winchester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Prescriber, 2018, No.December, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This guide will help you choose and identify parasiticide products for cats, dogs, ferrets and rabbits, for the treatment of individual animals, or for creating a practice parasiticide policy. It contains products authorised as veterinary medicines in the UK. It does not include insect repellents...

Publisher
Mixolydian Publications Limited, Winchester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Prescriber, 2018, No.November, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Grapiprant (brand name Galliprant, marketed by Elanco) is a new class of drug licensed in Europe (via the European Medicines Agency [EMA]) for treating 'pain associated with mild to moderate osteoarthritis in dogs' (SPC 2018). There are concerns among dog owners and vets about the safety of NSAIDs, ...

Publisher
Mixolydian Publications Limited, Winchester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Prescriber, 2018, No.November, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Many veterinary practices sell flea sprays or advise on their purchase for elimination of the environmental stages of a flea infestation. Several brands of flea spray are available, but some are being taken off the market (HSE 2018). By doing this module you will: Understand the lifecycle of the...

Publisher
Mixolydian Publications Limited, Winchester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Prescriber, 2018, No.October, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Veterinary specials are unlicensed bespoke formulations that can help solve a problem when an animal needs a medicine but no suitable licensed product is available. Use of a special is only legally allowed when the following steps in the prescribing cascade have been considered first: use of a...

Publisher
Mixolydian Publications Limited, Winchester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Prescriber, 2018, No.September, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Neurotoxicity is a recognised adverse effect of metronidazole, an antimicrobial used in cats and dogs to treat a variety of conditions. By doing this module you will: Be aware of how metronidazole neurotoxicity can present in practice. Understand what is known about the relationship between...

Publisher
Mixolydian Publications Limited, Winchester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Prescriber, 2018, No.September, pp unpaginated
Abstract

In acute or chronic pain in cats and dogs, NSAIDs are the first-line treatments unless there is a clear contraindication. However, there are seven different NSAIDs marketed in the UK for use in dogs, four of which are also for cats. This module looks at whether there are any differences between the ...

Publisher
Mixolydian Publications Limited, Winchester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Prescriber, 2018, No.August, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Since 2012, when the restrictions on pets travelling were relaxed, there has been an increase in the number of pets travelling abroad and being imported - legally and illegally. This is partly due to a demand for cheap pedigree dogs (Dogs Trust 2017) and a trend for adopting rescue dogs from...

Publisher
Mixolydian Publications Limited, Winchester, UK
Citation
Veterinary Prescriber, 2018, No.July, pp unpaginated

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