SRUC

Animals

Vet nurses’ pet drama

Vet nurse assistant Sharon Burrows with three of her dogs Abra, Sorrel and Fera. Vet nurses from SRUC have been getting hands-on experience of animal surgery – after their own pets fell ill.…

  • SRUC
  • 10/03/2021
Read more

Taking animal feelings seriously

Waitrose is rolling out a new SRUC-developed mobile application today (Monday 8 February) that will help the retailer assess and begin to understand the emotional wellbeing of its farm animals.…

  • SRUC
  • 08/02/2021
Read more

Vet nursing degree offers licence to practice

A new Veterinary Nursing degree at SRUC in Aberdeen will help improve access to training and progression within the sector.…

  • SRUC
  • 16/12/2020
Read more

Grouse moors and gamekeepers

Moorland management in Scotland has come under the spotlight in a series of reports assessing socioeconomic and biodiversity impacts of driven grouse moors and the employment rights of gamekeepers.…

  • SRUC
  • 04/11/2020
Read more

How farm vets cope

A new website to help vets cope with the daily challenges of farm animal practice has been launched by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).…

  • SRUC
  • 02/11/2020
Read more

Views sought on agri-tech

Beef and sheep farmers, consultants, vets and researchers are being asked for their views on the use of modern technology.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/06/2020
Read more

Practices needed to support vet nurse training

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is set to become a centre of excellence for the training veterinary nurses in the north east with the introduction of new courses.…

  • SRUC
  • 26/06/2020
Read more

New role for SRUC Board member

Dr Kate Richards, who serves as a Non-Executive Director on the SRUC Board, has been re-elected to the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/05/2020
Read more

Animal Welfare Commission named

Members have been appointed to Scotland’s first independent Animal Welfare Commission, which is chaired by Professor Cathy Dwyer from SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 02/03/2020
Read more

Jumping headlong into life after cancer

An Animal Care student is living life to the full after finishing treatment for blood cancer.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/11/2019
Read more

Raising the bar on positive animal welfare

A review of positive animal welfare has found it represents an important evolution from the wider concept of animal welfare. Researchers at Scotland’s Rural College led a critical review of the…

  • SRUC
  • 18/11/2019
Read more

Paws for applause

Scotland’s Rural College officially opened the doors to new £350,000 Animal Care and Gamekeeping facilities at its Elmwood campus today (8 November 2019).…

  • SRUC
  • 08/11/2019
Read more