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First ISFM UK feline congress a success
The weekend featured lectures from experts on a wide range of topics.

CPD weekend receives positive feedback from delegates

The first International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) UK Congress, which took place from 13 -14 March, was well attended by delegates and received high praise from veterinary professionals looking to make the most of their annual CPD.

ISFM UK Congress took place at the Heythrop Park Resort in the Cotswolds. It aimed to cover several important subjects that are frequently encountered by veterinary surgeons and nurses working in practice.

The congress included both veterinary and nursing streams, with talks on cytology, dentistry, behaviour, nutrition and respiratory disease, as well as two practical demonstrations of dental radiography. The exhibitor space covered two full rooms, showcasing the latest products and services.

Delegates also enjoyed the events on offer, which focused on socialisation and relaxation. A 1920s themed dinner party with live music marked the end of the first day of lectures, and on Saturday morning delegates took part in a calming yoga session.

The congress received a great deal of positive feedback from delegates. Many commented on the wide range of topics available and felt that the weekend had provided them with excellent practical advice to use in clinics.

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Government to run free webinars on exporting horses

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 The UK government has announced that it will be running two free webinars for horse owners and exporters, explaining what steps to take to export horses from 1 January 2021.

The first webinar will take place on Tuesday 20 October 2020, from 9.30am to 11am. It will cover Export Health Certificate (EHC) requirements from 1 January 2021. Click here to register.

The second webinar will take place on Wednesday 4 November 2020, from 10.30am to 12pm. This session will focus on the steps that businesses need to take to export equines from the UK to the EU. Click here to register.

For more information on exporting horses and ponies after 1 January 2021, please visit the website. 

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