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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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Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust

We know that inherited diseases resulting from single gene mutations are likely to become more prevalent in purebred dog populations than in crossbreeds, and that these can lead to significant welfare issues. The Kennel Club

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Equiflunet for Horse Owners

Horse owners – if you suspect flu, please speak to your vet. We are unable to offer you specific advice as every situation has so many varying factors. Your vet is best placed to give you

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Equiflunet for Vets

Why is equine flu such a problem? Equine influenza is endemic in the UK and is a major cause of respiratory disease in horse populations around the world. It has been responsible for substantial economic losses

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Equine Flu April 2019

73. Cheshire On 26 April 2019, AHT confirmed an outbreak of EI on a premises in Cheshire. The laboratory confirmed positive had been recently imported from Ireland and presented with clinical signs on arrival at the

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UK’s largest canine genome bank leads to breakthrough for Shetland Sheepdogs

New DNA test launched to help breeders reduce prevalence of blinding condition in Shetland Sheepdogs Scientists working at the Kennel Club Genetics Centre at the Animal Health Trust have identified a new mutation that causes the

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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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Pathologists Jennifer Stewart BS, DVM, DipACVP (Anatomic & Clinical), MRCVS , Anatomical and Clinical Pathologist Hannah Wong MA VetMB PhD DipACVP MRCVS, Anatomical Veterinary Pathologist Bernardo Saucedo Garnica DVM, Msc, PhD, DiplECVP, MRCVS, Anatomical Veterinary Pathologist Histology The Animal Health Trust

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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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AHT UK Equestrian Awards Winners 2018

Fundraising news, News about horses,

Equestrian stars celebrate at the 30th anniversary of the Animal Health Trust UK Equestrian Awards The annual AHT UK Equestrian Awards brought together British and equestrian royalty at this year’s event at The Dorchester, Park Lane

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