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Statement on equine influenza outbreaks

29 July 2019 The total number of laboratory confirmed outbreaks of Equine Influenza (EI) has now reached 213 (at 25 July 2019), with the North East and Wales regions seeing most outbreaks so far in the

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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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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 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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New project will help cats fight heart disease

Meet Dr Luke Dutton, the newest member of our stem cell research team. In collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), Luke is working with our Head of Stem Cell Research, Dr Debbie Guest, on

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Horse pain study – vets applaud new method to assess equine performance

The next stage of the AHT’s Dr Sue Dyson’s facial expressions and horse pain research has taken place. The behaviour ethogram1 has been put to the test on a panel of vets as a new method for

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New protocol for Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM)

New procedures now in place to safeguard equine population from future outbreaks Collaboration between government veterinary authorities and the equine industry has put in place a new protocol in Great Britain for controlling any future outbreaks

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