About

The platform is brought to you by MA Healthcare, publishers of the UK-Vet portfolio: Companion Animal, Equine, Livestock, and The Veterinary Nurse. It provides regular modules, drawn from our archive of peer-reviewed clinical content, which will stimulate thought and reflection, test your knowledge and help you fulfil your CPD activity.

It also includes an online portfolio, so you can easily record evidence of your documented CPD hours.

...in partnership with

Browse CPD articles

Here’s a selection of our latest articles and educational presentations. Login to see more. We’re adding new content regularly, so if you don’t find what you want straight away, chances are it will be coming soon.


Veterinary care of guinea pigs. Part 3: urogenital, dermatological, endocrine and ophthalmic disease

Guinea pigs are frequently seen in general practice, presented both for routine health checks and for treatment of illnesses. This final article of the series discusses some common conditions seen in ...


Zinc toxicosis in dogs

Zinc is an essential trace element required for the normal functioning of many enzyme systems, but ingestion of zinc foreign bodies (e.g. zinc-containing coins) can cause toxicosis in dogs. This is ch...


Anaesthesia for canine caesarean section

Anaesthesia for caesarean section is a challenge in practice, and care is necessary to minimise the risks associated with the procedure. By discussing areas where evidence exists, and the physiology o...


A guide to PPID

Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) is a common endocrine disorder of older equids. With a disease prevalence of over 20% in horses and ponies aged 15 years and older (Ireland and McGowan, 20...


Babesiosis in the UK and approach to treatment

Babesiosis is a vector-borne disease of cattle which, in the UK, is caused by two species — Babesia divergens and Babesia major. Disease is sporadically seen in western Britain with a peak in the spri...


Genomic information in livestock has multiple uses in precision breeding and management

Genomics is the study of the structure, function, evolution and mapping of genomes which comprises DNA. All cells have DNA which, in its interaction with the past and prevailing environment, influence...

See more

Frequently asked questions

What is UK VET CPD?

UK VET CPD is a service from the publisher of the UK-Vet portfolio. It includes articles from our full range of veterinary titles that have been enhanced to provide opportunities for reflection on your own practice, as well as an online portfolio to store all your revalidation requirements.

Is my data secure?

We take the security of your data very seriously. UK VET CPD is hosted in a state-of-the-art data storage system, protected by high-level security protocols. Access to your data is via your private login only. You can add access via your institutional login, but only you can see your data.

How do I access UK VET CPD?

Check out our YouTube channel for how-to videos for registration and login.

Simply complete a short registration form to create your personal account. You will then have free access to the portfolio and a selection of free CPD content.

Access to the complete range of CPD content requires a subscription to one of MA Healthcare’s veterinary journals. If you have a journal subscription and wish to activate your UK VET CPD account, please contact our customer service team or phone 0800 137201.

Your practice or institution may have subscribed to this resource on your behalf. Go to the institutional login page and enter your institution's name to find out, or you can ask directly at cpdlaunchpad@markallengroup.com or phone 0800 137201.

You will still have to complete a short registration in order to access the benefits of a personal account.

What is the cost of using UK VET CPD?

Registration and use of the online portfolio is free for subscribers to any UK Vet publication. If you want access to all the CPD on the site, you will need to subscribe to one of the UK-Vet journals, or be at a subscribing institution. Visit Magsubscriptions.com to see the latest offers.

Contact

For all customer support issues, contact our support team or call 0800 137201.

If you are a practice teacher or lecturer who would like to contribute CPD content, we would love to hear from you. Please contact our editorial team to discuss your proposal.

To tell us what you think or suggest a topic, simply fill in our feedback form.