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Veterinary nurses set to celebrate at CQ graduation
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Renowned anatomist and biological anthropologist, Professor Alice Roberts, has been announced as this year’s keynote speaker.
Graduates will hear an inspiring keynote speech by Alice Roberts
 
Veterinary nursing graduates will celebrate their hard work and achievements at the 2017 Central Qualifications Graduation and Awards ceremony in Westminster.

Together with members of the teaching teams, graduates will be presented with ceremonial CQ badges and scrolls with their families and friends in attendance. Thanks to the support of staff from 12 colleges and more than 400 veterinary practices, even more students are expected to join the veterinary nursing profession this year.

Central Qualifications has been instrumental in advancing veterinary education and training and is set to announce additional qualifications later this year.

The graduation and awards ceremony will take place at Central Hall in Westminster on 10 June. It is a celebration of the hard work of veterinary nurses who have qualified during the course of the academic year.

Renowned anatomist and biological anthropologist, Professor Alice Roberts, has been announced as this year’s keynote speaker. An engaging public speaker, Professor Roberts has written popular science books and presented countless television programmes. She is set to give an inspirational speech to graduates as they embark upon the next exciting stage in their career paths.

For further information please contact: enquiries@cqual.org   

 

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New DNA testing scheme for the Russian black terrier

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 A new DNA testing scheme for juvenile laryngeal paralysis and polyneuropathy (JLPP) in the Russian black terrier has been approved by The Kennel Club.

JLPP is a genetic disease that affects the nerves. In affected dogs, it starts with the nerve that supplies the muscles of the larynx leading to muscle weakness and laryngeal paralysis.

To find out which laboratories the Kennel Club is able to record results from, and which labs will send results direct to the Kennel Club, visit thekennelclub.org.uk.

 

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Feline art marks 90 years of Cats Protection

Sussex-based charity Cats Protection is hosting a prestigious art exhibition to mark its 90th anniversary.

More than 200 paintings provided by members of the Society of Feline Artists will go on show at the charity's National Cat Centre in Chelwood Gate (28 April - 7 May).

"Art enthusiasts, students and cat lovers alike will all enjoy the exhibition, and we hope it will also inspire some of our younger visitors to get sketching," said Cats Protection's director of fundraising, Lewis Coghlin.