January 12, 2018

Quack doctor infects and kills a dog through wrong vaccination

A man by the name of Mr Adepoju and graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) was caught in the act of quackery in Ibadan. He […]
January 7, 2018

Opportunity for Undergraduate Students – Amgen Scholars Program

Deadline – 1st February 2018 Program Details Made possible through a 12-year, $50 million commitment from the Amgen Foundation, Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from across the […]
January 6, 2018

Thinking of starting a poultry farm? Know the types and breeds of birds to raise

Out of the many livestock farming ventures in Nigeria, poultry remains one of the most common and most profitable. For a naïve person willing to start […]
December 31, 2017

UN declares World Bee Day… among others

On December 21, 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomed the UN’s decision to create a “World Bee Day” among other important resolutions. In the same […]
December 30, 2017

National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) receives new Governing Board

The President of Nigeria and Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces, H.E, President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday approved the appointment of a new governing […]
December 30, 2017

Castration in Dogs and Cats (1)

Castration is the surgical removal of a male animal’s testicles. It is also known as neutering, sterilisation, “fixing”, desexing, snipping or by its veterinary names – orchiectomy and gonadectomy. […]
December 29, 2017

Former NVMA President appointed as Adamawa’s Permanent Secretary

Dr. Edgar Sunday Amos, the immediate past National President and ExOfficio of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), has been appointed as the permanent Secretary of […]
December 28, 2017

Unhealthy Abattoirs In Nigeria – Recommendations And Solutions

In our previous articles, we thoroughly discussed the dire issues of unhealthy abattoirs in Nigeria, using the Bodija Abattoir in Ibadan as a case study. Here, […]
December 15, 2017

Alleviating and Eliminating the Threat of ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

We have previously provided an introduction to the meaning and implications of antibiotic resistance including a brief discussion on the action plan on antimicrobial resistance as […]
November 26, 2017

OPPORTUNITY – Call for Emerging Voices for Global Health 2018

Deadline – March 5 2018 About the Emerging Voices for Global Health Emerging Voices for Global Health (EV4GH) is an innovative multi-partner blended training program for young, […]
November 25, 2017

Man’s Cruelty to Animals; The Nigerian Story – By Dr Gani Enahoro

It was Mahatma Ghandi who once declared that we can “judge the morality of a nation by the way the society treats its animals”. In another […]
November 17, 2017

The 54th Annual NVMA Congress – Reports and Delibrations

The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) held its 54th annual national congress in the ancient city of Kano from the 6th of November to the 10th […]
October 20, 2017

POULTRY; Diseases That Cause Reduced Egg Production In Layers

As a follow-up on our previous post on Management factors that cause reduced egg production in Layer Birds, we will now discuss disease factors and organisms […]
October 6, 2017

Attention! Monkey Pox Virus – A new disease outbreak in Nigeria?

On Thursday, 5th October, 2017, the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) released a press statement confirming an outbreak of a new contagious viral disease, Monkey […]
October 4, 2017

POULTRY: Management Factors That Cause Reduced Egg Production In Layers

Poultry farming is regarded as a highly profitable livestock venture due to the needed demand for its protein by man. Because of this, there has always […]
September 28, 2017

Today is World Rabies Day 2017! What do you know about Rabies?

By Niyi Atanda and Kikiope Oluwarore (DVM) Today September 28, 2017, is set aside to commemorate World Rabies Day! It is an opportunity for health professionals […]
September 26, 2017

Attend World Rabies Day Advocacy 2017 (Free Dog Vaccination included)

What are you doing tomorrow Wednesday, September 27 2017? The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) Lagos Chapter, will be organizing an advocacy program on the deadly […]
September 18, 2017

Need Lab Animals for your Lab Research? Contact RawLab

Raw Lab is a privately owned research animals facility and laboratory located in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. They are known as the foremost and largest facility […]
August 27, 2017

For the love of Meat and ‘Inu Eran’; You must read this!

  Can you see this liver with worms?   And this liver infected with Tuberculosis? You might just be eating this as your meat and inu-eran!!! […]
August 23, 2017

Eat Fish? How to recognize good or bad Fish at the market

For many of us Nigerians, fish is a regular delicacy in our meals. It is also considered a much healthier source of protein compared to red […]