Great Pet Travel Survey

The great pet travel survey is being run again in 2020 to update data on travel destinations for UK pet owners taking their pets abroad. While there will be little pet travel take place this year, data will be collected from travel destinations from last year to build a picture of whether popular pet travel destinations are high risk areas...
Monday 8th June 2020

Parasite Forecast

The parasite forecast and newsletter is back! After a short absence while we updated, all 13 editions including the latest for spring are on the forecast webpage Please check in for the latest ESCCAP UK & Ireland parasite news.
Wednesday 20th May 2020

COVID-19 update

It has been brought to our attention by vets that routine preventative treatment against Angiostrongylus vasorum is dropping in the current crisis and cases of angiostrongylosis are being seen as a result. This condition can be fatal and is an example of the importance of routine parasite prevention treatment for cats and dogs which remains...
Friday 27th March 2020

COVID-19 statement

The veterinary profession is doing an amazing job of continuing pet health care while keeping risk to staff and clients to a minimum. Part of this care, is continued routine parasite prevention treatment for cats and dogs which remains vital during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Thursday 26th March 2020

Lyme disease: Justin Bieber’s tick-bite illness can cause joint pain, heart problems, and depression

Justin Bieber's has recently made public his struggle with Lyme disease and associated health effects Tick prevention measures remain a sensible precaution for both people and pets enjoying the great outdoors.
Monday 13th January 2020

Canine Lungworm Angiostrongylus Vasorum Diagnostic Recommendations

ESCCAP UK & Ireland have released a diagnostic guide to canine lungworm in support of all practices being vigilant for and testing for Angiostrongylus vasorum.
Tuesday 12th November 2019