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Therapy Guide for Dogs with Skin Allergies

Avacta Animal Health has published its latest aid for clients – ‘Therapy Guide for Dogs with Skin Allergies.’ The DL leaflet has been design to specifically help dog owners: understand the treatment choices for dogs diagnosed with an allergic skin condition explore both avoidance techniques and therapies manage potential flare-ups consider the pros and cons… Read more »

Pet Allergy Week – Sign up!

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND PAW PACKS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE BY POST. To receive a digital pack and the discounted tests please sign up below Pet Allergy Week (PAW) is back again for 2017! This year’s Pet Allergy Week campaign will run from 5th – 11th June 2017 and gives veterinary practices around the UK… Read more »

BSAVA Congress 2017

      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… Read more »

REGISTER NOW – Food Allergy Webinar – 21st April, 1pm

FREE FOOD ALLERGY WEBINAR – GETTING THE BEST FROM DIET TRIALS. Presented by Dr Tim Nuttall, BSc, BVSc, CertVS, Phd, CBiol, MRSB, MRCVS Friday 21st April at 1pm    This webinar is going to look at how we have become more aware of adverse food reactions and how these affect skin. It looks like adverse… Read more »

Budding creatives make time for old age

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… Read more »

Christmas 2016 opening hours

Please note over the Christmas period we will be closed for the national bank holidays. The customer services department and laboratory will be open for the normal working days between Christmas and New Year from 09.00 – 15.00. All canine Lymphoma Blood Tests and Acute Phase Protein tests will be run as normal during working… Read more »

Natural VetCare Caption Competition

Calling all budding veterinary creatives! Vet Times and VN Times readers are being invited to help create an advert for a chance to have their captions published in a future issue, as well winning £250 worth of hotel vouchers! To celebrate the new ‘Make time for old age’ campaign for nutraceutical supplement, CANI FLEX SENIOR,… Read more »

London Vet Show 2016

Avacta Animal Health are delighted to be exhibiting and supporting the London Vet Show holiday passport at this year’s event in its new home at ExCel. Come along to M63 to learn about our complete allergy service of tests and treatments, including our new enhanced equine allergy test. We’ll also be showcasing our range of… Read more »

To rule in or to rule out? That is the question…

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… Read more »