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April 22, 2015

BMF launches FREE
interactive hygiene audit for vet practices

Take the test now!

The wait is over – our brilliant new practice hygiene audit tool is here! We’ve teamed up with some of the UK’s leading vets and nurses to create a free [&hellip

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April 10, 2015

BMF responds to UK AMR death figures

Following the release of dramatic UK Government forecasts on the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), we are urging the public, pet owners and clinicians to stick to the basics of [&hellip

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April 10, 2015

Our new hand washing video is here!

Think you’ve got your hand washing technique spot on? Now you can be sure, with the new hand washing demo from The Bella Moss Foundation! Launched alongside our Clean Hands [&hellip

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April 2, 2015

Charity calls on delegates to test their hand washing technique in the Congress Clean Hands Challenge and win great pet fitness prizes

As well as promoting its range of infection control information for practitioners and pet owners at BSAVA 2015, The Bella Moss Foundation (BMF) is urging delegates to take part in [&hellip

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    Testing for MRSA

    How do we test for MRSA? The only way to identify MRSA is to take a sample and analyse it in a laboratory. A culture can identify the bacteria and [&hellip

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    Skin Infections & Pyoderma

    1. How significant is infected dermatitis to the overall health of a dog? Superficial bacterial skin infections or pyoderma rarely cause significant illness. The clinical signs include itching, pustules, scaling [&hellip

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    How Bacteria are Spread

    Humans and animals all carry their own specialised colonies of bacteria. These are generally harmless in the normal course of events and serve to prevent the growth of alien bacteria [&hellip

    How we have Helped

    Last month my thirteen-year-old miniature dachsund, Jenna, developed a swollen eye. I assumed that she had been bit by a spider or an ant, but after the swelling returned following [&hellip

    Jill Vicino – Jenna

    A letter from Amber My fight for life I am 11 years old (a rough Collie). Here is my story. On a beautiful June morning I was chasing pigeons in [&hellip

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