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Laminitis is as common as colic across Great Britain, new research reveals

A study conducted by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College and Rossdales Equine Hospital, and funded by World Horse Welfare, has identified that one in every 10 horses/ponies may develop

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New research reveals powerful long-term impact of DNA tests on dog diseases

News about dogs, Research news,

A new study has revealed that the number of pedigree dogs at risk of often painful and debilitating inherited diseases is being dramatically reduced by responsible breeders. The research, carried out by scientists who work for

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New research could help dogs with a common cancer get better treatment and help save lives

Research conducted by a team of scientists and vets at the Animal Health Trust, in collaboration with the University of Liverpool, offers new hope to vets and dog owners. Cutaneous mast cell tumours are the most

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Latest knowledge to improve welfare and performance of ridden horses

The latest work on pain-associated behaviour in ridden horses, from two illuminating studies, was presented by the AHT’s Dr Sue Dyson at the Saddle Research Trust Conference on 8 December 2018. Rider:horse weight ratio While one paper

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Mr Angus wins big on our Charity Lottery

Fundraising news,

A lucky AHT supporter, Mr Angus, is celebrating after winning £1,000 in our charity lottery! Mr Angus from Mid Lothian has made regular donations to the AHT for more than 12 years and signed up to play

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Strangles research funding boost from Tattersalls

Our world-leading scientists will benefit from a three-year funding grant from Tattersalls to help fight Strangles.

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AHT Head of Neurology awarded RCVS Fellowship

Dr Luisa De Risio, Head of Neurology and Clinical Research at the Animal Health Trust (AHT), has been awarded the RCVS Fellowship by Meritorious Contributions to Clinical Practice. Dr Luisa De Risio has been Head of

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AHT UK Equestrian Awards Winners 2018

Fundraising news, News about horses,

Equestrian stars celebrate at the 30th anniversary of the Animal Health Trust UK Equestrian Awards The annual AHT UK Equestrian Awards brought together British and equestrian royalty at this year’s event at The Dorchester, Park Lane

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AHT vets help young cat beat rare spinal condition

Fundraising news, News about cats,

AHT vets help young cat beat rare spinal condition This time last year, Max, a one-year-old Maine Coon, started to develop problems with his movement which limited his walking and jumping. Max was referred to the Animal

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Clover, a Petit Bassett Griffon Vendeen puppy who's sight has been saved by AHT glaucoma research

AHT research saves puppy’s sight

Clover, a 10-week-old puppy, has been saved from blindness thanks to genetic research conducted at the Animal Health Trust. A DNA test for primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), a painful condition which eventually leads to blindness in

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