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Wirral vet refused restoration to the register

The RCVS disciplinary committee (DC) has dismissed an application from former Wirral-based vet Ian Beveridge … more

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‘Revolutionary’ product designed to stop bleeding in an instant

A veterinary product designed to quickly stop internal and external bleeding without the need to … more

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Edinburgh student wins essay competition

The winner of the Vet Futures essay competition was announced at the launch of the … more

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Lecturer leads hedgehog behaviour study

An animal behaviour lecturer is playing a leading role in a national study to find … more

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Vet lends expertise to help charity rabies project

Charity Mission Rabies has benefitted from the expertise of a vet who travelled to India … more

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Veterinary nurse struck off register

A veterinary nurse has been struck off the register after an RCVS disciplinary committee heard … more

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Find out more about the different dry off methods and their impact on udder health, … more

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Can you guarantee your clients will give antibiotics responsibly? Poor compliance is likely to compromise … more

Health care and welfare of elderly companion animals

With the elderly pet population increasing and, for some practices, providing up to 60% of … more

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Effective management of replacement dairy heifers

Managing replacements is a key element of running a dairy herd and one of the … more

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Equine joint supplements

In the Oxford online dictionary a supplement is defined as “a substance taken to remedy … more

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Management and treatment of small animal skin disorders

Skin diseases are commonly encountered in small animal practice (Hill et al, 2006) and can … more

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Cat friendly clinic creates oasis of calm

Oval Pet Centre in Sidcup, Kent is a family-run practice, led by Corrado Fornengo and … more

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Motherhood vs nursing: achieving the right balance

Being a mum in a full-time head nurse role has its challenges. However, from my … more

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Imparting nursing know-how in India

We all know and agree having a well-trained and compassionate veterinary nurse working in a … more

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Care of ageing patients: general considerations for nursing

ABSTRACT As veterinary nurses, we readily advise clients about the additional needs of elderly animals … more

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Tackling obesity in cats and dogs: how to get the balance right

Obesity is a common condition in dogs and cats with prevalence ranging from 25% to more … more

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