Avacta Animal Health are delighted to be exhibiting at the BSAVA Congress in Birmingham from 6 – 9 April 2017. Come along to stand 808 to learn about our complete allergy service of tests and treatments, as well as non-allergy products and innovations including our canine lymphoma multi-marker algorithm-based test. At our

Alison Blyth, a veterinary nurse at Derbyshire based Ambivet, is the talented winner of the ‘Make time for old age’ creative campaign for the nutraceutical supplement, Cani Flex Senior. The competition was run by manufacturer, Natural VetCare Prescribed and marketing partner Avacta Animal Health, and Alison’s winning entry has already been published in the January

Vettimes.co.uk has today released a piece on the ‘Make time for old age campaign’ and how this can stimulate conversation between vets and owners of senior dogs to identify common health issues before they become an issue. Avacta Animal Health’s Johanna Gourlay MRCVS said she believed some owners just accepted changes in mobility, demeanour and

Sensitivity and specificity remain the statistical measures by which veterinary surgeons select their tests in an attempt to reach a confident diagnosis. These values are (usually) determined from ‘pure’ populations of animals with and without a particular disease using the gold standard reference test. In the ideal world sensitivity and specificity would both be 100%. This would mean

1 in 4 surgically treated cases of pyometra were found to have postoperative complications, of which peritonitis was the most common¹. Risk of infection following pyometra surgery, enterotomy or indeed any procedure entering the abdominal or chest cavity is always of concern. This short article briefly discusses what CRP is and how it can be

The team at Avacta Animal Health had a fantastic evening out this week courtesy of The World of James Herriot museum in Thirsk. A first time visit for many of us, we were enthralled by how meticulously the house had been restored to the 1940s, when Wight took up the post at 23 Kirkgate, and