Updated Bristol Tick ID website launched
The University of Bristol tick ID website has now been updated in association with ESCCAP UK & Ireland .This is a fantastic resource to aid with tick identification which is so vital both for tick surveillance and to help establish which tick-borne diseases pets, owners and the wider public may have been exposed to....
Sunday 10th September 2017
Four pillars advice for imported pets and deworming frequency summary launched
Two new downloads are now available on the ESCCAP UK & Ireland resources page. The "" page offers a summary of factors to consider when deciding which worms to treat cats and dogs for in the UK and how often.
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Parasite Forecast: Issue 2
The second edition of ESCCAP UK & Ireland's quarterly Parasite Forecasts is now available to download. This edition outlines the changing parasite activity over the past three months and forecasts which parasites may present an increased risk in the subsequent three months. Also ...
Tuesday 11th July 2017
Important data from SAVSNET highlighting the high risk months for fly strike in rabbits
Lucilia green bottles that are the most common cause of fly strike in the UK, like warm, low wind conditions and the weather forecast suggests the next two weeks will provide these. This in combination with June - September having been highlighted as the months of highest fly strike ...
Friday 16th June 2017
Great Pet Travel Survey 2017
Eric Morgan and the University of Bristol are doing important survey work to find out where UK pet owners are travelling abroad with their pets and for how long Currently there is very little data to suggest where people are taking their pets and potential contact with parasites not currently endemic in the UK....
Friday 14th April 2017
Lungworm infection in dogs
Lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum) infection in dogs: reliable information to help practitionersVeterinary Prescriber, the leading source of independent information on veterinary medicines, has published a module giving a concise and impartial presentation of the facts about lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum) infection in dogs....
Wednesday 22nd February 2017