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New Head of Equine Orthopaedics, Dr Fran Henson, joins AHT to strengthen equine clinical and research work

We are delighted that Dr Fran Henson will be joining the AHT as Head of Equine Orthopaedics from 4 November 2019.

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CRIEDD

Vets and scientists form consortium to tackle inherited eye disease in dogs

A new consortium of vets and scientists across the UK, established to tackle inherited eye disease in dogs, needs DNA samples from affected dogs to further its research. CRIEDD (Consortium to Research Inherited Eye Diseases in

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Renowned surgery specialist, Dr Jane Ladlow, joins the AHT’s Small Animal Referral Centre

News about dogs, News for vets,

We are delighted to be celebrating the return of Dr Jane Ladlow a global leader in Brachycephalic research, to head up our Soft Tissue Surgery team in the Small Animal Referral Centre. Dr Jane Ladlow worked

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Vets’ support required for Lafora DNA test

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) is seeking vets’ help to support a research project to develop a reliable DNA test for Lafora disease, a life-limiting condition that affects some breeds of dogs. The project, which is

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New breakthrough in creation of feline stem cells could help develop cure for heart disease in cats and humans

In what is believed to be a world-first, researchers have identified the conditions required to generate pluripotent stem cells from domestic cats, a finding which could have significant benefits for feline and human health. The Royal

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Tackling cancer in dogs highlighted on World Cancer Research Day

One in four dogs will get cancer in their lifetime, and for dogs over the age of 10 cancer is their biggest killer. To mark World Cancer Research Day (24 September 2019), we are highlighting that

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BEVA and AHT celebrate 15 years of disease surveillance

The Animal Health Trust (AHT) joined BEVA at its Congress this year for a big 15th birthday party. We are celebrating the longevity and success of our collaboration with Defra to produce the Equine Quarterly

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Seasonal Canine Illness

News about dogs, News for vets,

SCI – SEASONAL CANINE ILLNESS  If you suspect your dog is showing signs of SCI, contact your vet immediately.  The most important thing is to take seriously the signs of sickness, diarrhoea and lethargy in your dog, especially if

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New DNA test launched for previously undiagnosed condition in Giant Schnauzers

Animal Health Trust identifies blinding condition in Giant Schnauzers, finds genetic mutation which causes it and promptly launches DNA test We have identified an inherited retinal disease, progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), which leads to blindness

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Dr Sue Dyson retires from the Animal Health Trust

Dr Sue Dyson will leave her post as Head of Clinical Orthopaedics in the Centre for Equine Studies with effect from the 31 May 2019. Dr Dyson has been employed by the Animal Health Trust

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