Veterinary Today Autumn 2016

Issue Highlights

A packed autumn issue of Northern Ireland Veterinary Today is out now.
The industry is already looking forward to the AVSPNI’s big CPD event at the Slieve Russell in County Cavan this October and you’ll find our first big preview of the event in this edition, including your first look at the programme of speakers and events.
Also in this edition, we’ve been to County Fermanagh for a first look at Drumlin Veterinary Group’s plush new premises on the Old Tempo Road – significant investment has opened a new era of development for the busy practice.
Elsewhere, and Siobhan Menzies has been telling us what’s involved in establishing physiotherapy as a discipline in your small animal practice; Professor Paul Fricke elaborates on his unorthodox approach maximising fertility in dairy hers and Gemma Daly of DAERA updates us on the current state of Europe’s main epizootic diseases.
Also this month, we’ve been finding out what Brexit might mean for vets in NI, where we’re still strongly reliant on expertise from elsewhere in the EU to maintain levels of professional care.
And we have all the pictures from the AVSPNI’s recent outing to Lough Erne.
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All the latest industry news

Buiatrics event
News from the recent world buiatrics conference in Dublin.
AVSPNI Autumn Conference
Your first look at the shape of this year’s big event.

BVD programme update
Dr Sam Strain looks at the first six months of the eradication programme

New era for Drumlin practice
Significant investment has set the Fermanagh practice on a new footing.

NPD round-up
A look at some of the newest veterinary products.