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Are you aware of the clinical signs and timing of laboratory changes that occur in cats after ingestion of ethylene glycol?  

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Unfortunately, an increase in animal welfare cases can be seen at Christmas time.  It is essential that vets and nurses are properly prepared to assist in animal abuse and welfare cases.  The Forensic Process, a 16-hour online course for vets and an 8-hour course for nurses, is now available on Vetacademy. Developed by Dr Samantha Pickles (Lead Forensic Scientist with Forensic Access) and Dr David Martin (Veterinary Surgeon with the Brownlow Vet Group), it’s aim is to support delegates in managing and recognising cases requiring forensic involvement. 

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As part of our Christmas giveaways, we're giving you a free online CPD module covering chocolate poisoning!  

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Vetstream is pleased to welcome a new content provider, Forensic Access, to its range of online CPD courses to Vetacademy

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Respiratory diseases are very common in horses, with numerous causes. Streptococcus equi infection (Strangles) and Equine influenza are common infectious diseases caused by bacterial and viral pathogens; these are common in young horses and horses kept in large herds. Non-infectious lower respiratory tract diseases such as inflammatory airway disease (IAD), recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and summer pasture associated RAO (SPARAO) are also common.    Strangles is caused by Streptococcus equi subsp equi and is a highly contagious upper respiratory tract disease transmitted by inhalation or direction contact. In the pharynx, toxins and enzymes lead to sever tissue damage causing lympadenitis and abscessation. Mortality is rare but can be up to 8-10% in individual outbreaks.    Equine influenza in an epizootic disease of the upper and lower respiratory tract. Caused by the equine influenza A virus (two main strains are H7N7 and H3N8) the disease is generally...

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