Independent Vetcare and Evidensia have announced plans to combine their businesses and create one the largest veterinary groups in Europe.4 mins
A UK equine hospital is understood to have become the first in the world to offer a same-day qPCR test broad enough to identify all species of ringworm in horses.
Scientists studying the Komodo dragon believe they have discovered an important lead with the potential to develop drugs to combat antimicrobial resistance.
Three vets and two head nurses from the White Cross Vets family are celebrating achieving the Institute of Leadership and Management qualification.
Vet Times is pleased to announce the winner of VN Times’ latest £1,000 Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care bursary competition.
A lack of opportunities could be to blame for the falling number of young vets prepared to work in mixed animal or farm practice.
The association has thanked its most long-standing and significant industry partner, which has invested more than US$1.5 million (£1.2 million) in initiatives and projects since 2007.
Paul Meiring and Jason Davidson from Companion Care are to take part in the annual joBerg2C nine-day off-road event to raise money for the Chipembere Rhino Foundation.
Retired vet Frances Harcourt-Brown has spoken of her delight that a “very generous lady” has provided funds to help vets and VNs attend her rabbit-related CPD sessions.
Emma Gerrard explains the usual causes of vomiting in cats and dogs to equip VNs with useful knowledge when performing triage.27 mins
Sarah Caney provides details on how to spot the clinical signs of this fairly common disorder, which mainly affects older cats, and how to appropriately manage it.
Kelly Bowlt Blacklock in the second of this two-part article, discusses different techniques to close wounds in canine and feline patients.13 mins
Ben Garland describes surgery to remove a foreign body from the oesophagus, looking at alternative methods, potential complications and recovery
Mick Millar details his experience of examining a dead adult female African elephant.
Hannah Capon in part one of this article, discusses how to engage with owners in such cases.
Celia Marr looks at the latest information surrounding diseases affecting equines and available analgesic options.
Elisabetta Mancinelli discusses ocular disease in rabbits and rodents, and how the increasing number of research investigations is improving the standards of care.
RVN Clare Jones discusses the importance of providing parrots with environmental enrichment, and outlines common signs of illness.16 mins
Kelly Bowlt Blacklock discusses the latest modalities for treating wounds in cats and dogs.
RVN Shakira Miles, in the first of a two-part article, looks at the prevalence of this organised activity and the potential resulting wounds.
RVN Scott Parry discusses how he, as a practice owner, is able to undertake charitable work, looking at the challenges and crucial nature the role entails.
BVNA regional coordinator Gemma Reeve looks at the importance of spreading the VN word in educational environments.
Emergency and critical care superstar Louise O'Dwyer looks at the veterinary nurse’s role in pre-anaesthesia planning.
Ernie Ward explains how the rise of antimicrobial resistance and the development of new diagnostic tests mean you could soon be spending more time in the lab.17 mins
Taking the decision to make a large capital investment will be one of the biggest business decisions a veterinary practice will make, writes Adam Bernstein.
CVS Group has appointed Belinda Andrews-Jones to its newly created role of director of nursing. Dan Curtis of Pet Medic Recruitment speaks with her about this and her career to date.
An increase in the number of insured clients can have a big impact on practice profitability. Alan Robinson from Vet Dynamics explains how to make it happen and raise your bottom line.
Obesity is now recognised as the most important medical disease in pets1. In the UK alone, at least 59% of dogs and 39% of cats are overweight or obese2,3. This is a big challenge for small animal vets, but it can also provide some big opportunities.
Revenue in the veterinary market has remained largely static, but this doesn’t mean growing your practice is a zero-sum game. Graeme Pack and Giles Pugh look at improving compliance.
Celia Marr looks at the latest information surrounding diseases affecting equines and available analgesic options.13 mins
Peter Edmondson discusses why vets are best placed to help farmers make the transition to selective dry cow therapy.
David Rendle discusses the risk factors and methods of prevention for this condition, which mainly affects performance horses.
Ariane Neuber looks at factors involved in canine ear disease, approach to investigation and therapy, and importance of early intervention.
Student blogger Jordan Sinclair discovers a running theme across both clinical and anatomic pathology, while noting the importance of accurate record keeping.
It can be hard to tell the difference between peer-review science and professional-sounding nonsense, even among the scientifically trained, warns Nick Marsh.
Abdominal radiographs can be daunting – so Gerardo Poli offers six tips to help you get the most information from your studies.
RVN blogger Jane Davidson highlights the importance of good communication and debates whether traditional ward rounds should also include the social or holistic aspects of care.
A combination of poorly written recruitment ads and the realisation she is mere months from entering the "real world" have prompted Jordan to create a list of tips for advertising jobs to new grad vets.