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Galway vet to appeal conviction for possessing unauthorised animal remedy

Galway vet to appeal conviction for possessing unauthorised animal remedy

By Gordon Deegan A veterinary surgeon who “compromised the horse industry” here when taking possession of unauthorised animal remedies three...

February 3, 2021

Vet convicted for possession of unauthorised animal remedy

Vet convicted for possession of unauthorised animal remedy

By Gordon Deegan A veterinary surgeon “compromised the horse industry” here when taking possession of unauthorised animal remedies three years...

January 29, 2021

‘Antimicrobials: Handle with care’ to highlight fight against drug-resistant infections

‘Antimicrobials: Handle with care’ to highlight fight against drug-resistant infections

Antimicrobial resistance – and the need to avoid further emergence of drug-resistant infections – are set to be the key...

November 2, 2020

Vets hear update in fight against antimicrobial resistance

Vets hear update in fight against antimicrobial resistance

The use of antibiotics will inevitably, over time, lead to resistance developing in the bacteria they are intended to target...

October 18, 2019

Brexit a key concern as cattle vet conference kicks off in Limerick

Brexit a key concern as cattle vet conference kicks off in Limerick

Against a backdrop of Brexit and the continuing need for improved sustainability, the Cattle Association of Veterinary Ireland (CAVI) Annual...

October 18, 2019

Veterinary Ireland prepared to take legal action to ensure vet autonomy

Veterinary Ireland prepared to take legal action to ensure vet autonomy

Veterinary Ireland is calling on the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) to uphold the Veterinary Practice Act 2005 as amended...

July 18, 2019

Vet corporate ownership and beef to dominate Oireachtas meeting

Vet corporate ownership and beef to dominate Oireachtas meeting

Corporate ownership of veterinary practices and the continued debate on the future of the beef sector in the context of...

May 21, 2019

‘Border vets will not result in vet shortage’ – department

‘Border vets will not result in vet shortage’ – department

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has confirmed this week that veterinary services and the supply of vets...

February 28, 2019

Vet service charging farmers €500 call-out fee

Vet service charging farmers €500 call-out fee

Call-out fees of up to €500 are being charged to some farmers by large animal veterinary services around the country,...

February 21, 2019

Cork vet struck off for professional misconduct

Cork vet struck off for professional misconduct

A Co. Cork vet has been struck off the register by the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) for professional misconduct,...

November 28, 2018

47% of vets ‘would consider’ selling to a corporate entity

47% of vets ‘would consider’ selling to a corporate entity

47% of respondents would consider selling their veterinary practice to a corporate entity, according to a recent survey of Irish...

November 21, 2018

‘Ewe’ must be joking: Driving ban for farmer caught on mobile phone

‘Ewe’ must be joking: Driving ban for farmer caught on mobile phone

A farmer taking a sick sheep to the vet was spotted talking on a mobile phone whilst driving, Ballymena Magistrates...

February 1, 2018

Study reveals sheep farmers are ‘hesitant’ to seek the help of vets

Study reveals sheep farmers are ‘hesitant’ to seek the help of vets

A recent study in the UK has revealed that sheep farmers are hesitant to seek the help of vets straight...

March 9, 2017

Why dung sampling is important before dosing

Why dung sampling is important before dosing

Dung sampling your calves can save you money this grazing season, according to Vet Frank O’Sullivan. He said it is...

June 23, 2016