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    On 11 September, Ger Cusack of and Chairman of XLVets presented the UCD Vet School rugby team with a new set of jerseys sponsored by XLVets. The Vet School Rugby team competes in the Dublin Hospitals Rugby Cup which was inaugurated way back in 1881. Given that the IRFU was founded in 1879, it can rightly claim to the oldest rugby competition in Ireland!

    XLVets Skillnet put the dental care of small animals centre stage at the UCD Veterinary Sciences on the 27th and 28th of April. The event focused on the practicalities of making the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of small animal dental problems available to pet owners and their pets. If  your pet could do with a check up or if you have any questions about your pet's...

    Farmers from Inis Mor, the largest of the Aran Islands, attended an XLVet Skillnet training event on Disease Management and Biosecurity on 20 February 2013. The event was facilitated by Glenina Vets from Galway.

    A very successful XL Vets event, with the theme of Business Growth in 2011 was held in Tullamore, January 20 - 22. The event saw the launch of two new initiatives - one in the area of Herd Fertility Programmes for the large animal sector and the second - a Senior Pet Care initiative for companion animals. Some of the attendees are pictured below:

    XLVet SucklerCheck is a programme of diagnostic tests and reports that provides suckler and beef farmers with a comprehensive picture of their herds’ health status. Farmers can use this picture to create a health management plan that is tailored to their herd. This will save farmers time and money.
    To mark the launch of SucklerCheck, XLVets, led by the Large Animal Committee Chairman -...