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November 23, 2014

Vets Online – Charities team up to raise antibiotic awareness

Veterinary charity PDSA and The Bella Moss Foundation have teamed up to support European Antibiotic Awareness Day (November 18). Antibiotics have been an essential medicine to fight infections in both [&hellip

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November 23, 2014

Antimicrobial resistance and disease control: making One Health work

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November 18, 2014

Medication’s not always what you need… European Antibiotic Awareness Day 18 November 2014

Leading veterinary charity, PDSA, has teamed up with pet owner awareness charity, The Bella Moss Foundation, to support European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November 2014) and to encourage pet owners [&hellip

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November 16, 2014

PET OWNERS MUST STEP UP TO BEAT ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

Leading pet owner awareness charity The Bella Moss Foundation is calling on animal lovers to join the fight against superbugs and antibiotic resistance. Keeping an estimated nine million dogs, eight [&hellip

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November 7, 2014

Vets in need of urgent help on better use of antibiotics, charity and veterinary researchers warn

Vets are taking some steps to use antibiotics carefully, but more must be done to ensure practitioners put guidelines on responsible use into practice. According to findings from a joint [&hellip

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    Viruses vs Bacteria

    The differences between bacteria and viruses Author – Elaine Pendlebury BA BSc  BVetMed DMS MRCVS  Senior Veterinary Surgeon (Science & Welfare) PDSA Bacteria (singular is bacterium) are one celled living organisms [&hellip

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    MRSA in Pigs

    In spite of worrying reports of the spread of MRSA ST398 in pigs in Europe and N. America, in two recent, major EU surveys (EFSA 2009, 2010) the UK pig industry was [&hellip

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    MRSA in Farm Animals

    In 2005, the first report on MRSA in pigs came from The Netherlands. A relation was found between MRSA positive persons and living on a pig farm or working with [&hellip

    How we have Helped

    Jill, I am so moved by your story. After talking to you today, I feel as though I’ve known you and even Bella for a long time. I went to [&hellip

    Kim Bloomer

    This is a picture of Ink and Spot, they are brothers. Sadly, Ink passed away August of 2009 after being misdiagnosed by numerous vets. I had not heard of the [&hellip

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