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This survey has been developed by the Bella Moss Foundation and in conjunction with the Royal Veterinary College in response to the need for further information on how antimicrobial drugs are being used in small animal practice and on awareness of guidelines for prudent antimicrobial use and clinical hygiene. The findings will be used to aid in the development of improved methods promoting the implementation and effectiveness of such guidelines.

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Royal Veterinary College and Bella Moss Foundation collaboration survey ‘antimicrobial use and implementation of guidelines in UK small animal practice’ conducted at BSAVA and online  2014

Results looking at AU, observing guidelines in small animal veterinary surgeons in the UK.

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Authors of the survey:
Dr Ana L P Mateus, Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health,
David H Lloyd Professor of Veterinary Dermatology, Royal Veterinary College (University of London), Hawkshead Campus, Hatfield, UK.

Bella Moss Foundation leaflet on antimicrobial resistance
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New drugs alone BMF press release July 2014
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Veterinary Record October 2014 FECAVA symposium on AMR (Dublin) Antimicrobial resistance: getting the message across
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All about infections

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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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Treatments

Infections can generally be treated successfully with a single course of antibiotics, which may come in the form of creams or ointments, injections, or tablets, and many infections will even [&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

My dog Larry became infected with MRSA following cruciate ligament surgery (just like Bella did) I searched the website for information on pets and MRSA and found The Bella Moss [&hellip

Charlotte Hudley (Gloucestshire)

Our dog Jessie contracted MRSA on April 15th after going in for a routine spaying operation. The vet said everything had gone well and she should be back to her [&hellip

Katrina Beckett (Norfolk)

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