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Battersea launches Wear Blue for Rescue campaign
The campaign champions love for rescue dogs and cats who need a second chance in life.
Campaign will celebrate all the underdogs who have become top cats.

Battersea has launched a new campaign calling on members of the public to champion their love of rescue animals.

The campaign, entitled Wear Blue for Rescue, asks people to join the rescue movement by sharing images of their own rescue pets on social media and shouting about how they support the work rescues do.

As part of this, the charity is selling campaign merchandise on its website, or people can request a free pet tag or pin badge.

Rescue owners can also make use of the special Battersea AR filter, now available on Instagram and Snapchat, using the hashtag #RescueIsMyFavouriteBreed.

“Rescue animals are one of a kind and every year hundreds of thousands of animals become rescues for all sorts of different reasons,” commented Peter Laurie, Battersea chief executive.

“Wear Blue for Rescue is Battersea’s exciting new campaign that aim to champion our love for the wonderful, quirky rescue dogs and cats who just need a second chance in life. All the underdogs who have become top cats and are now living their best lives and bringing joy to their owners’ lives on sofas, in laps, and even on life-saving missions, around the world.

“Everyone can join in with Wear Blue for Rescue, you don’t have to own a rescue dog or cat to champion rescue animals and show your love and support for the organisations who care for them,” he said.

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RCVS Fellowship applications open

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 Applications have now opened for RCVS Fellowship 2022. The RCVS is encouraging anyone who would like to be considered for Fellowship to apply, and if successful, they will be welcomed into the Fellowship next year.

The process for joining the fellowship has changed slightly for this year, as applicants will now need two signed referee forms instead of three professional references, and five assessors will review each application instead of three.

The deadline for applications is 14 February 2022, and more information on how to apply can be found here. If applicants have any questions, or would like informal advice from previous successful applicants, they are encouraged to contact Ceri Via Email 

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Horiba announces veterinary haematology webinar

Horiba Medical has announced a free webinar providing practical insight on best practice in veterinary haematology. Entitled 'In practice haematology - Beyond the pale!' the webinar will be presented by Ronnie Barron from the University of Glasgow Veterinary School.

Ronnie's presentation, which will conclude with a Q&A session, will look at QC and artefacts of sample quality and review the effects of different pathologies. Using images, photomicrographs and video links, he will also explain the techniques and equipment needed to complement analytical automation to confirm results quality.

The webinar takes place on Thursday, October 28 (7.30-9pm). For more details and to register, click here.