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New podcast series for cattle vets
The podcast will be especially useful to farm animal practitioners.
CattleCast contains CPD, news and support for practitioners on the move.

A new podcast series providing CPD, news and support for cattle vets has been launched by the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA).

Coming at a time when sharing information has never been more important, the podcast, entitled CattleCast, will be especially useful to farm animal practitioners on the move between visits.

BCVA president Nikki Hopkins presents the first episode. As a practising vet on the Welsh Borders, Nikki talks about the COVID-19 resources available to farm vets and offers a useful overview of TB testing during the restrictions.

The second episode is presented by BCVA board member Colin Mason who offers an invaluable update for vets looking at dairy farmers’ responses to issues around the milk supply chain and price cuts experienced since lockdown.

Later in the series, vets will be able to download a series of talks and interviews covering current affairs, tips, guidance, and engaging CPD from members of their own profession and expert guests. The episodes are also available on the BCVA website.

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Kennel Club appoints new chief executive

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 The Kennel Club has announced the appointment of Mark Beazley, who was previously Cats Protection's director of operations, as chief executive. Mark replaces Rosemary Smart, who stepped down from the role in April after 18 years.

Mark has held several senior strategic and executive roles, including executive director at Dogs Trust Ireland and chair of the Companion Animal Working Group at Eurogroup for Animals. He was also heavily involved in the establishment of the Eu Cat and Dog Alliance.

Mark will take up his new role in October. 

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International Cat Care appoints new head of veterinary division

International Cat Care (ICC) has announced the appointment of Nathalie Dowgray as head of the charity's veterinary division.

Nathalie, who is an RCVS advanced practitioner in feline medicine, will lead the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) and a play key role in advancing knowledge and research in feline medicine.

Claire Bessant, iCatCare's chief executive said: "We're absolutely delighted to be welcoming Nathalie to the charity. She brings a depth and breadth of feline expertise and understanding which fits perfectly with the charity's work and development, and her enthusiasm for cats is infectious."