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Managing the risk of aggressive dog behaviour 17 June 2019 Aggressive behaviour in pet dogs is a serious problem for dog owners across the world, with bite injuries representing a serious risk to both people and other dogs. New research by the University of Bristol has explored the factors that influence how owners manage aggressive behaviour in their dogs. The study found that clinical animal behaviourists should focus on helping dog owners to feel confident in the effectiveness of the behaviour modification techniques that they recommend and, in their ability, to actually use them successfully.
  • Managing the risk of aggressive dog behaviour 17 June 2019 Aggressive behaviour in pet dogs is a serious problem for dog owners across the world, with bite injuries representing a serious risk to both people and other dogs. New research by the University of Bristol has explored the factors that influence how owners manage aggressive behaviour in their dogs. The study found that clinical animal behaviourists should focus on helping dog owners to feel confident in the effectiveness of the behaviour modification techniques that they recommend and, in their ability, to actually use them successfully.
  • New PhD studentship opportunity 6 June 2019 Rapid response to anomaly detection: a national framework for dealing with canine disease outbreaks
  • Bad teeth revealed as biggest problem for pet greyhounds 3 June 2019 Dental disease is the most common health issue facing pet greyhounds, according to the largest ever study of greyhounds treated in first opinion veterinary clinics. The research, led by the Royal Veterinary College's (RVC) VetCompassTM programme in collaboration with the University of Bristol Vet School, reveals that 39 per cent of greyhounds suffer from dental problems, which is a far higher percentage than for any other dog breed.
  • Bristol Vet School expanding its research capability 21 May 2019 Bristol Veterinary School (BVS) is going through a period of exciting change, driven by the implementation of a new Research Strategy and the development of unique, state-of-the-art research facilities.
  • Study using activity monitors to track cats' activity levels 20 May 2019 Does your cat live indoors? Researchers from the University of Bristol Vet School want to hear from indoor cat owners for a new study looking at cats' mobility levels using cat activity monitors.
  • Veterinary Science at Bristol ranked 3rd in Complete University Guide 2020 2 May 2019 The Complete University Guide is a widely-respected and cited online ranking of over 131 UK universities in one main table, plus 70 individual subject tables to help students compare courses at different universities.
  • Improving veterinary prospects with a global approach to professional development 29 April 2019 Hundreds of trainees and practicing vets are benefiting from initiatives undertaken by Bristol Vet School’s clinical skills team, including workshops delivered around the world, innovative approaches to developing animal models and open access knowledge systems.
  • MSc by research Studentship opportunity 15 April 2019 Evaluation of the impact of prebiotic supplementation on the gastrointestinal microbiome and metabolome of Thoroughbred yearlings during nutritional stress
  • Girls rush to be vets while boys favour the rat race 1 April 2019 Monisha Kowshik, a third-year student at Bristol Veterinary School was 10 or 11 when she decided to become a vet.
  • New PhD studentship opportunities 12 March 2019 Interdisciplinary PhDs in AMR sponsored by the UK's Medical Research Foundation.
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