BSAVA Releases New Nutrition Webinar

A new webinar has been added to the BSAVA Library to accompany the online BSAVA Guide to Nutrition. The essential ingredients of a good nutritional recommendation is presented by Georgia Woods, one of the editors of the new BSAVA Guide, and covers the key points that need to be considered when offering a nutritional recommendation to a…

Wedgewood Pharmacy Completes Acquisition of Wildlife Pharmaceuticals and Its Subsidiary ZooPharm; Appoints New Wildlife General Manager

August 10, 2020 12:30 PM SWEDESBORO, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wedgewood Pharmacy has completed the acquisition of Wildlife Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Windsor, Colorado, and its wholly-owned pharmacy subsidiary, ZooPharm, Laramie, Wyoming. The companies serve veterinarians and patients in the wildlife and zoo markets. ZooPharm is a veterinary compounding pharmacy that provides veterinary-anesthesia and pain-management medications to care for non-domestic species, resident…

ParkZoo exhibition is postponed to 2021

After taking into consideration all of the pressing circumstances, the organizer of ParkZoo International Pet Industry Fair decided to cancel this year’s event, which was scheduled from 7th to 9th of September. The 10th annual exhibition will open its doors in 2021. Less then two months before the event it is still unclear whether the…

Fall outlook at US, Canadian veterinary schools

Origin from: Veterinary Information Network, Inc.   Programs juggle safety, finances, teaching against backdrop of shifting pandemic July 31, 2020 (published) By Anna Lewis Colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada are finalizing plans for the fall semester as they weigh slashed budgets, student financial burdens and safety against the need to maintain a high-quality…

Elanco completes acquisition of Bayer Animal Health

WRITTEN BY TODAY’S VETERINARY BUSINESS IN AUGUST 2020 The $6.89 billion cash and stock transaction joins two big producers of drugs for pets and livestock. Bayer Animal Health is no more. The one-time subsidiary of Germany-based Bayer AG has been absorbed by Elanco Animal Health in a merger that creates the world’s second-largest manufacturer of pet and…

The corporatisation of Australia’s veterinary industry

The corporatisation of Australia’s veterinary industry is causing anxiety for some independent practice owners. But whether you want to cash in or compete, the rapid expansion of corporate networks could be putting the power back into your hands. By Shane Conroy The rapid corporatisation of Australia’s veterinary industry is set to continue at pace with…

Veterinary clinics report double-digit growth in June

Revenue and new-client numbers rose sharply compared with 12 months earlier, a VHMA survey shows. Companion animal practices fared well in June despite the pandemic and economic recession, according to the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association. A survey of 644 member practices revealed average revenue growth of 14.6% in June compared with the same month in 2019.…

Peter Wells Joins Vetsina Animal Diagnostics As Chairman

Vetsina Animal Diagnostics has appointed former Global Head of Research and Development with Novartis Animal Health, Dr. Peter Wells as its first Chairman. Dr. Wells has extensive experience in the animal health pharmaceutical industry having held senior positions in major global companies for almost 30 years. Mainly involved in directing the research and development of…