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Chatter box Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has revealed that its veterinary team performs dental procedures on more than 170 animals every month. Last year the charity says it extracted hundreds of teeth from more than 800 animals and carried out thousands of routine scales and polishes.

To combat the problem, Battersea is urging pet owners to get regular dental checks at their vets, implement a daily oral care routine, feed a good dental chew and only give toys that are designed for dogs, including gentle rubber toys that are less wearing on the teeth. Chatter box

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Nominations open for VN Educator Awards

CQ ceremony will celebrate exceptional educators
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Dog walkers urged to 'Respect the Lead’

New campaign encourages good lead etiquette
RVN wins award for improving animal welfare in India

Charity founder receives RCVS International Award
VET Festival announces nursing stream

Event aims to leave nurses ‘empowered and inspired’
MBE for veterinary nurse Hayley Walters

New Year’s Honour recognises services to animal welfare
VN Voice Poll to share findings with PAW Report

BVNA members urged to offer insights on animal welfare
‘Significant changes’ to VN Council approved

Council size and composition to be altered
BVNA appoints new strategic director

Robin Millar joins team as part of governance review
Support for extended VN role under Schedule 3

Consultation gathers views on legislation
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Voting opens for RCVS council elections

Eligible veterinary surgeons can now vote in this year’s RCVS Council elections. Four out of the 10 candidates are already on council and are standing for re-election: David Catlow, Mandisa Greene, Neil Smith, Susan Paterson. The remaining six candidates are not currently on council: John C Davies, Karlien Heyman, John Innes, Thomas Lonsdale, Matthew Plumtree and Iain Richards.

Further information on the candidates can be found on the RCVS website:

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