Polls apart
Defra takes ‘tough and decisive action’ at the frontier of bovine TB
New wing for referral centre
RVC recognised for its commitment to the environment
Pilot project to test the best ways of preventing liver fluke
FAWC considers the welfare of farmed and park deer
Understanding the language of cats
FAWC considers the welfare of farmed and park deer
Role of the Official Veterinarian in state veterinary medicine
An ‘exciting and innovative’ year for the RCVS
Route out of poverty
RCVS Trust becomes RCVS Knowledge
Honours and awards
Successful candidates welcomed to the Register
News in brief
Encouraging vets to report surgery on pedigree dogs
Wildlife hosts for Mycobacterium bovis
Use of arterial blood gas analysis as a superior method for evaluating respiratory function in pet rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Inclusion of detergent in a cleaning regime and effect on microbial load in livestock housing
Mycobacterium bovis infection in a grey seal pup (Halichoerus grypus)
Age and season affect serum testosterone concentrations in cryptorchid stallions
Selected highlights from other journals
Immunology reference
A vet in Africa
British Veterinary Association
Deaths
Bovine TB strategy and new policies for the ‘edge area’
RCVS fellowship proposals
Letters
Feral pigeon control and welfare