No small task
MPs' concern about future of laboratory services in Wales
US FDA told to stop certain antibiotics being used as growth promoters
Soil Association calls for antibiotic use on farms to be halved in five years
Ombudsman criticises ‘mishandled’ withdrawal of pet insurance
FAO calls for urgent action to tackle FMD outbreak in Egypt
Developing veterinary education and animal health in China
Ticks and tickborne diseases
‘SQP’ remains official title
News in brief
Veterinary medicines
Paraprofessionals and modern large animal practice
Test for SBV in development
Psoroptic mange in cattle and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
Clinical features of psoroptic mange in cattle in England and Wales
Activation procedures in the electroencephalograms of healthy and epileptic cats under propofol anaesthesia
Features that contribute to the usefulness of low-fidelity models for surgical skills training
Elevated serum γ-glutamyltransferase associated with canine renal adenocarcinoma
Pneumonia caused by influenza A H1N1 2009 virus in farmed American mink (Neovison vison)
Selected highlights from other veterinary journals
Feline medicine
Medicine and surgery of ferrets, rabbits and rodents
Books received
Clarifying vets' role in food safety
British Veterinary Association
J. L. Crooks
V. G. Gale
M. G. Ogden
Death notices
Disciplinary committee
Welsh decision to vaccinate badgers against bovine TB
Severe ocular dysplasia in British red deer (Cervus elaphus)
George Gould
Liaising with the Animal Health and Welfare Board for England
Orthopaedic update at BVA Congress
Cost of emergency treatment
Making an impact at the London dinner
Is the veterinary profession family friendly?
BVA AWF/RSPCA puppy contract
Canine health schemes promoted at Crufts