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New research into common cancer will benefit thousands of Labrador and Golden Retrievers

Research recently released by veterinary charity, the Animal Health Trust, investigating the most common skin cancer in dogs, mast cell tumours, will be hugely beneficial to two of the UK’s most popular breeds of dog. It

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Animal Health Trust Surveillance Scheme takes a step closer to breaking the Strangles hold

Thanks to funding from The Horse Trust, a new surveillance scheme has been launched by the Animal Health Trust, in collaboration with the Universities of Liverpool and Melbourne, to understand the prevalence of Strangles within

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HRH The Princess Royal visits the Animal Health Trust in wake of the recent equine influenza outbreaks

Fundraising news,

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, President of the Animal Health Trust (AHT) visited the charity on Thursday 28 March at its site near Newmarket, to thank the teams involved in managing the recent equine

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New laminitis research shows gaining weight is a risky business

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 weight gain more than doubled the risk

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Could horses with tendon injuries be given a greater chance of making a successful recovery?

Research recently undertaken by scientists at the Animal Health Trust (AHT) has found that the use of embryonic stem cells may give horses with tendon injuries a greater chance of a successful return to active

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New DNA test launched for Border Collies

Animal Health Trust validates genetic mutation for blinding condition in Border Collies and promptly launches DNA test. We are pleased to announce a new DNA test for the genetic mutation causing glaucoma in Border Collies. Glaucoma

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Statement on equine influenza outbreaks

5 September 2019 There have been a total of nine laboratory confirmed outbreaks of equine influenza (EI) made in the UK in the month of August. This was the lowest number of confirmed outbreaks recorded in

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Animal Health Trust Race Day gets a flying start in its 10th anniversary year

Fundraising news,

In its celebratory year, a new Chairperson takes over the reins of the Fundraising Committee for the Animal Health Trust’s race day at Newmarket’s famous July Course.  Newmarket based Steve Elsom, Regional Director for the East

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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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