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Research finds audiobooks have a calming effect
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Chatter box Cambridge vet student James Jewkes has been awarded first place in the annual Dogs Trust EMS Awards, for his paper on the threat of exotic infectious diseases in rehoming centres. James will now go on a two-week placement at the WVS International Training Centre in South India.

Each year the awards allow vet students to gain hands-on experience during work placements at 13 of the charity’s rehoming centres, then submit reports on a relevant subject.  Chatter box

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NOAH issues warning over ‘anti-vaxx’ movement
NOAH issues warning over ‘anti-vaxx’ movement

Vaccine hesitancy could give rise to serious preventable diseases
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RCVS launches new initiatives to mark 175th anniversary
RCVS launches new initiatives to mark 175th anniversary

College to follow cohort of veterinary students over 25 years
Dogs Trust welcomes new CEO
Dogs Trust welcomes new CEO

Movember CEO will take the reins at leading dog charity
Vets welcome approval of UK listed status
Vets welcome approval of UK listed status

Exports of animals and animal products in no-deal scenario
BSAVA welcomes new president
BSAVA welcomes new president

Susan Paterson to drive forward BSAVA’s strategic plan
Matthew Syed delivers keynote speech at BSAVA Congress
Matthew Syed delivers keynote speech at BSAVA Congress

Opening ceremony looks at the importance of being self-aware
Owner of heroic army dog to run London Marathon
Owner of heroic army dog to run London Marathon

Lou Hackney is hoping to raise vital funds for the PDSA
MP brings forward animal welfare proposal
MP brings forward animal welfare proposal

Animal welfare groups welcome move
Owners urged not to replace vet visit with ‘Dr Google’
Owners urged not to replace vet visit with ‘Dr Google’

Survey shows majority of vets have had clients challenge their diagnosis
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Former RCVS president to chair new Horse Welfare Board

Former RCVS president Barry Johnson has been appointed as the independent chair of a new Horse Welfare Board. Barry, who is also past chairman of World Horse Welfare, was selected by an industry panel including the British Horseracing Authority, the Racecourse Association and The Horsemen’s Group.

The welfare board aims to develop a new welfare strategy covering the whole racing industry. Mr Johnson said: “I’m very pleased to have been asked by racing to take on this role and by the sport’s commitment to continuous improvement in the welfare of racehorses."

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