Cookie use on MRCVSonline
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies.
Search Our Jobs
News Story 1
Chatter box The RSPCA has reported a huge spike in the number of ‘designer’ dogs arriving into its care.

Figures published by the charity show there has been a 517 per cent increase in the number of French bulldogs arriving into its kennels. During that time, the charity has also seen an increase in dachshunds, chihuahuas, and crossbreeds.

RSPCA dog welfare expert Lisa Hens said: “We know that the breeds of dog coming into our care often reflect the trends in dog ownership in the wider world and, at the moment, it doesn’t get more trendy than ‘designer’ dogs like French bulldogs and Dachshunds."

 Chatter box

Click here for more...
sauine News
sauine news
Wolves and dogs ‘collaborate equally well with humans’

Study suggest wolves lead and dogs follow
click here for more...
Rehoming banned breeds to be discussed
Rehoming banned breeds to be discussed

Minister to discuss options with charities and MPs
Study highlights risks of feeding a raw meat diet
Study highlights risks of feeding a raw meat diet

Raw dog foods found to contain high levels of bacteria
Pug seized and sold on eBay by officials in German town
Pug seized and sold on eBay by officials in German town

Dog taken from family who had not paid taxes
Panel calls for dog breeders to put health over looks
Panel calls for dog breeders to put health over looks

Vets compare modern profiles with those from a century ago
College introduces innovative pet therapy scheme
College introduces innovative pet therapy scheme

Sessions to help students who feel stressed or suffer from anxiety
Dog owners unaware of need for collar and ID tag - survey
Dog owners unaware of need for collar and ID tag - survey

Nearly two thirds believe collar only needs to be worn outside the home
Cats ‘most rescued animal’ by the RSPCA
Cats ‘most rescued animal’ by the RSPCA

Charity says UK is facing 'cat overpopulation crisis'
New DNA test for glaucoma-causing mutation in border collies
New DNA test for glaucoma-causing mutation in border collies

Scientists identify variant in the gene OLFML3
MRCVSonline on Twitter

News Shorts
AHDB Pork calls for stepped-up biosecurity

Pig farmers are being urged to step up biosecurity to reduce the risk of swine dysentery in their herds.

According to Farmers Weekly, AHDB Pork have confirmed cases in the north and east of the UK and is calling on producers to focus on hygiene to protect their animals.

Members of the AHDB Pork Significant diseases charter are reported to have been informed of the outbreaks.

Return to the top