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November is Pet Diabetes Month!

Rapid Labs are celebrating Pet Diabetes Month - a national campaign to raise awareness of diabetes in cats and dogs to encourage owners to get their pets tested if they are considered to be at risk of diabetes. In the UK, it is estimated that around 30, 000 dogs and 111, 000 cats are affected [...]

2019-11-13T11:30:53+00:00November 1st, 2019|

BCVA 2019 – Thank you!

We would like to say a big thank you to all the vets and attendees who visited our stand at BCVA this year. We had a fantastic first show there, and hope to see you all next year. It was great speaking with everyone who met with us to learn more about their needs in [...]

2019-10-30T08:59:49+00:00October 21st, 2019|

Meet us at the BCVA 2019 Congress

We're thrilled to be exhibiting at the BCVA Congress 2019 next week in Southport. The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) is an annual event for bovine veterinarians in the UK, offering a wide variety of talks and educational workshops relating to cattle health. This is the first BCVA event for us at Rapid Labs and [...]

2019-10-08T14:55:47+01:00October 8th, 2019|

Ketosis in Cattle: New video produced with the University of Cambridge Veterinary School

We're delighted to share our video that we filmed at the University of Cambridge Veterinary School. In this video, Dr Ian McCrone - Farm Animal Physician, discusses the importance of monitoring ketone (BHB) levels in early lactaction cows using the CentriVet Bovine Ketone Meter and Ketone Test Strips. Thank you to Ian McCrone and the [...]

2019-09-17T15:35:48+01:00September 17th, 2019|

CentriVet Photo Competition

To celebrate the success of CentriVet UK, we are offering one lucky winner the chance to win a free pack of CentriVet canine/feline glucose tests - plus a suprise gift for themselves! All you have to do is share a picture of your furry friend on our Facebook page (CentriVet UK). Let us know their [...]

2019-08-19T11:38:09+01:00August 19th, 2019|

Rapid Labs Launch New Range of Veterinary Diagnostic Tests

Rapid Labs have developed a series of rapid tests to add to their increasingly-expanding veterinary range. Their new veterinary rapid range include tests for some of the most common diseases in companion animals, such as canine parvovirus, heartworm, feline leukaemia virus and infectious peritonitis. In addition, Rapid Labs have also launched a number of rapid [...]

2019-07-23T13:53:17+01:00July 17th, 2019|

CentriVet Starter Kits Now Available to Order Online

We're delighted to offer our CentriVet starter kits (canine/feline glucose monitoring system and bovine ketone monitoring system) through our online shops, ebay and Amazon. The complete CentriVet Starter Kits offers meter, tests, control solution and safety lancets for blood collection - plus free shipping. For Dogs & Cats: CentriVet Canine/Feline Glucose Meter Starter Kit: £56.50  [...]

2019-07-23T14:24:30+01:00April 17th, 2019|

Monitoring Glucose in Diabetic Pets

The incidence of diabetes in small animals has almost tripled over the last 30 years in the western world. In the UK, it is estimated that around 30, 000 dogs and 111, 000 cats are affected.1,2,3 Accurate monitoring of blood glucose levels is essential for managing diabetes. It can be hard to spot behavioural changes [...]

2019-07-23T14:24:59+01:00March 19th, 2019|

The Importance of Reliable Ketone Testing in Dairy Cows

The period between calving and end of lactation is a critical time period that strongly correlates with the health and milk production of the cow. During this time, cows can slip into a state called ketosis, putting them at risk of decreased milk yield, impaired reproductive performance, and developing other illnesses - all ultimately leading [...]

2019-07-23T14:25:30+01:00March 15th, 2019|