Dr Richard Newton

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

Read full post
Mimi with vet nurse Kerry before she went home.

Mimi is on the mend thanks to AHT vets

A 12 and a half year old Maine Coon, Mimi, has had major brain surgery to remove a cancerous tumour. Mimi’s balance and co-ordination started to deteriorate over a couple of months, then suddenly got

Read full post
Mare and foal - copyright Marie Bushill

Giving equine herpesvirus the wobbles

Animal Health Trust begins vaccine development research to protect against serious disease. Work aimed at developing a new vaccine to protect against abortigenic and neurological equine herpes virus (EHV) has begun at veterinary charity, the Animal Health

Read full post
Barbers Shop DNA test with Debbie Guest Credit SMR Photos

Top race and show horse Barbers Shop’s DNA helps research

Due to support from SEIB Insurance Brokers and Katie Jerram-Hunnable, top race and show horse, Barbers Shop, is supporting a new AHT project.

Read full post
Bear in the hydro pool on top form

Loveable Labradoodle is loving life again!

We’re pleased to make Bear May’s Patient of the Month! Bear is big and bouncy Labradoodle with a deep, playful bark and sweet nature. At only six years old, Bear is very much in his prime

Read full post
Hattie Wright, Vets4Pets research assistant, in the lab

Canine Genetics research team grows thanks to new funding

We’re very pleased to have appointed a new research assistant within our canine genetics research team. Hattie Wright, from Cambridge, has joined us in a newly-created position, following funding by Vets4Pets, who agreed to support

Read full post
rider weight study

Landmark pilot study addresses effects of rider weight on performance

Results of a new pilot study on the effects of rider weight on equine performance, presented at the National Equine Forum on 8 March 2018, show that high rider: horse bodyweight ratios can induce temporary

Read full post
Freddie helps launch the AHT Charity Lottery with owner Hannah and Kevin Clements of the AHT and Rose Smart of the Kennel Club

Dog who beat cancer helps launch AHT Charity Lottery at Crufts

Freddie, a Border Collie, owned by Hannah Fawcett, from Thrapston, Northamptonshire, made a special appearance at Crufts last week to help us launch a new fundraising initiative – a charity lottery – after our vets saved Freddie’s

Read full post
Horse with nasal discharge and Strangles

Breakthrough in Strangles vaccine research

New research published today shows how scientists have moved a step closer to developing a vaccine to protect horses from Strangles. World-leading scientists from the Animal Health Trust (AHT), the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the

Read full post
1 4 5 6