For 60 minutes on 2 October, Acorn House Veterinary Hospital in Brickhill will take steps to make visits to its practice easier for autistic people, such as dimming the lights and reducing noise.6 mins
BVA senior vice-president Gurdrun Ravetz says figures showing rise are a “major animal welfare issue”, reiterating the association's call for all animals to be stunned before slaughter.
John Fishwick claims he is “constantly inspired by tenacity and dedication of colleagues”, while outgoing president Gudrun Ravetz hails small acts of joined-up working by veterinary family.
Willie Anderson, who was a contemporary of Alf Wight and qualified the same year the Mini car launched, is still seeing animals after close to six decades in profession.
Veterinary surgeon Vicky Morton is “over the moon” after winning a trip for two to Thailand for the International Society of Feline Medicine autumn conference.
Vettimes.co.uk and sister publications urge vets and vet nurses to complete survey to help establish the extent of bullying within the profession.
The UK’s leading veterinary communications company – and owner of vettimes.co.uk – has made the finals of the Professional Publishers Association Digital Awards.
A rarely seen, huge abdominal mass occupying half of the belly of a bearded dragon is successfully removed and owner is told: “He is actually a she.”
Colleagues can nominate vets whose scientific and teaching work furthers the profession, with the awards due to be presented during BSAVA Congress next April.
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Livia Benato looks at the increasing problem of obesity in this species, size assessment and weight reduction methods.41 mins
Andrew Forbes discusses strategies for eliminating mange and lice over the housing period, including some case studies.
Jonathan Pycock discusses why practitioners who work with competition horses should keep up to date with relevant regulations.
John E Cooper and Margaret E Cooper report on a workshop session held for members of the Cambridge University Veterinary Zoological Society.
Liz Barton discusses finding a positive attitude to countering the profession’s well-being problems, with resources to help.
Mike Davies summarises a study he conducted that looked into the role and impact of edible seeds and grains in canine diets.
Roger Evans discusses seasonal difficulties on his farm in the latest Dairy Diary.
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VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard introduces readers to Bonnie Blake, an RVN who has taken to blogging about her experiences working abroad as a veterinary nurse.20 mins
With pathogen-free digits an integral part of a practice’s infection control protocol, RVN Louise O'Dwyer advises on helping readers keep their hands clean.
RVN Adina Valentine talks about her trip with two colleagues to Sri Lanka to help a dog and cat shelter.
RCVS Knowledge writers, in their third article, help VNs give evidence-based veterinary medicine a go by discussing the importance of evaluation.
With mental health problems earning their right in the spotlight, RVN Erika Feilberg asks whether we give enough consideration to the similar issues our patients have.
With the end in sight, RVN Ruth Clooney-Power pushes through the final stages of her Cert VN ECC...
RVN Helen Rooney discusses the often mysterious inflammatory bowel disease that afflicts pets nationwide.
In the first of a two-part article looking at the ins and outs of searching for and landing that new role, RVN Helen Russell explores the experience from a jobseeker’s viewpoint...
A collaboration between veterinary and human medicine and performance sports results in innovative solutions to challenging areas in clinical care…
#CALFMATTERS is a vaccination campaign from Merial Animal Health which encourages farmers to vaccinate their calves against calf pneumonia.
Miele Professional explains how having the right laundry equipment controls the risk of infection while helping to make staff’s lives easier and practices more efficient.