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Cats Protection creates Harry Potter inspired Sorting Hat for cats
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Chatter box The RCVS is carrying out its annual veterinary nurse CPD audit and has sent out requests for the CPD records of more than 1,100 nurses this week.

Under the RCVS Code of Professional Conduct, nurses are required to carry out at least 45 hours of CPD over a rolling three-year period. This year, 1,130 nurses have been asked to share their records from 2016-2018 to show that they have complied with the requirements.

Earlier this year, the VN Council decided to expedite the referral process for nurses who have not complied with the CPD requirement for three or more years. In such cases nurses will have their records sent to the CPD Referral Group. Chatter box

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Vets urged to be aware of the signs of animal abuse

Paper describes abuse case first diagnosed as Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
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Dogs Trust calls for statutory levy on bookmakers
Dogs Trust calls for statutory levy on bookmakers

Charity responds to latest figures on greyhound injuries
Staffies top the list of stolen pets
Staffies top the list of stolen pets

Figures show nearly 2,000 pets reported stolen last year
Love Island star praised for raising awareness of BOAS
Love Island star praised for raising awareness of BOAS

Olivia Bowen Buckland has urged people to do their research
Study reviews raw pet food risks
Study reviews raw pet food risks

‘Little doubt’ that serious pathogens are more prevalent in raw diets
Dogs 'mirror stress levels of their owners'
Dogs 'mirror stress levels of their owners'

Researchers assess how dogs’ cortisol levels are influenced by their owners
Charity highlights brachycephaly in cats
Charity highlights brachycephaly in cats

Battersea takes in six ‘flat-faced’ cats at its London rescue centre
Government urged to review pet travel legislation
Government urged to review pet travel legislation

Dog imports to Britain reached 307,357 in 2018
Charity urges people to rehome rabbits
Charity urges people to rehome rabbits

Scottish SPCA reports huge rise in rabbits coming into its care
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Kew Gardens seeking vets for Ethnoveterinary Medicine Project

A new project at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, is seeking the help of vets to find out how plants were traditionally used to treat animals.

The Ethnoveterinary Medicine Project is aiming to record the remaining knowledge from across the British Isles, before it disappears.

Visit the Kew Gardens website for more information or email ethnovet@kew.org to share data.

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