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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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Specialist surgery gets Molly back on her paws

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Having suddenly became very wobbly on her back legs and scuffing her back paws when walking, nine-year-old Labrador Molly was quickly referred to the Animal Health Trust’s Neurology and Neurosurgery Department. Our specialist team began

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New research into aggressive cancer common in Flatcoated Retrievers will benefit hundreds of dogs in the UK

New research investigating a rare but aggressive cancer, histiocytic sarcoma, will be hugely beneficial to one of the UK’s native gundogs. A UK study showed that more than 50% of Flatcoated Retrievers die of cancer, and

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Local school children ‘Saddle Up’ for summer art trail in Newmarket

School children from five Newmarket primary schools are backing this summer’s Saddle Up Art Trail in the town centre. The Saddle Up Art Trail, which runs from 8 July until 22 September, sees local charity the

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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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Celebrating ten years of working with the Kennel Club to improve the health of dogs

17 June 2019 marks ten years since the Kennel Club and the Animal Health Trust formally agreed to work together to improve the lives of dogs. Over these 10 years the partnership has gone on

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AHT Race Day celebrates ten years in style raising significant funds for the charity

Thanks to the dedicated committee, a stellar auction and, despite the inclement weather, the season’s first day of racing at the July Course was a superb event for Newmarket’s Animal Health Trust.    The Newmarket July Course

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A herd of horses will be galloping into Newmarket this summer…

Local charity launches community art trail in market town A herd of decorative horses, designed by artists and sculptors, will arrive in Newmarket this summer to help raise awareness of our work. The AHT has teamed up

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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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Scientists pave the way to aid fracture repair in horses

In a collaborative project scientists from the Animal Health Trust and the University of East Anglia have made 3D printed scaffolds that can be used to turn induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells into bone in

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