Special issue of the Veterinary Parasitology

ESCCAP is pleased to announce that a special issue of the Veterinary Parasitology journal containing papers prepared for the ESCCAP VBD 2016 conference is now available as an open access online journal.  It features plenary sessions from the ESCCAP meeting with an editorial by Guadalupe Miró.
Friday 7th September 2018

BVA calls for post-rabies vaccination waiting times to be extended post-Brexit

The BVA have set out an excellent policy statement on proposed Pet travel and importation requirements. https://www.bsava.com/News/ArticleID/2476/BVA-calls-for-post-rabies-vaccination-waiting-times-to-be-extended-post-Brexit. ESCCAP UK & Ireland supports this position as part of an overall strategy for reducing imported exotic disease risk.
Friday 10th August 2018

Angiostrongylus vasorum poster

As part of the The Sixth European Dirofilaria and Angiostrongylus Days organised by ESDA, ESCCAP UK & Ireland displayed a poster designed by Laura Stokes, summarising variations in the the proportion of Angiostrongylus vasorum queries received through its website. These variations are both seasonal and in relation to other parasites.
Wednesday 11th July 2018

Peru project with Surrey Vet school

There is an opportunity at Surrey Vet school for early UK researchers to participate on a project in Peru on cystic echinococcosis. This zoonosis is of tremendous public health significance both in Peru and in the UK. Anyone interested should visit the website at https://www.cecontrolperuworkshops.
Friday 6th July 2018

ESCCAP UK & Ireland 2018 Sponsors

ESCCAP UK & Ireland is delighted to welcome new sponsors and donors for 2018! We have enjoyed donor support from Merial in previous years so it is wonderful to welcome Boehringer as donors after Merial Animal health's acquisition and are looking forward to working with them going forward.
Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Dog Importation Considerations factsheet launched

A new download is now available to download from the ESCCAP UK & Ireland resources page. With a growing trend in the UK (and across Europe) of importing rescue dogs from abroad, the "Dog Importation Considerations" factsheet summarises the key things to consider when thinking about importing a foreign dog.
Wednesday 25th April 2018