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Wildlife charity has received brushes from all over the world
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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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AMR gene spreads among pets at UK vet hospital
AMR gene spreads among pets at UK vet hospital

Practices urged to ensure adequate cleaning to reduce transmission
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Dog and human osteoarthritis link - study
Dog and human osteoarthritis link - study

‘One Health’ study could lead to new treatments
Osteosarcoma study set to benefit dogs and children
Osteosarcoma study set to benefit dogs and children

Researchers to explore the combination of immunotherapy and radiation
Gene mutation causes sight loss in dogs and humans
Gene mutation causes sight loss in dogs and humans

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Caterpillar fungus could hold key to new osteoarthritis treatments

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Chemicals in the home impact fertility in men and dogs - study

Scientists explore chemical causes for declining fertility
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Shark DNA could hold clues to fighting cancer

Study suggests great whites have evolved protective abilities
Human anti-viral drug offers hope for cats
Human anti-viral drug offers hope for cats

Field trial shows positive results in treating cats with FIP
One Health report highlights fall in antibiotic use
One Health report highlights fall in antibiotic use

Findings show overall drop in resistance to critical antibiotics
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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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