Coronavirus: latest updates on COVID-19…

Login Register

latest headlines

Monoclonal antibody therapies – seen in the first new class of medications for OA pain in two decades – could soon have other veterinary applications. 

8 mins

Study by The Pirbright Institute analyses risk of different insect species in transmitting cattle disease, which is spreading into Europe from Africa and Middle East.

5 mins

The safe, super-soft pillows are all made from recycled materials, and sprayed with a stress-relieving cat pheromone to help reduce stress and anxiety.

5 mins

RCVS council member Dr Richards elected junior vice-president for remainder of college year following David Argyle’s decision to resign.

5 mins

The BVA and The FOAL Group want the Government to take urgent action to close a legal loophole that allows ear cropping to continue.

6 mins

Work had been halted due to COVID-19 restrictions, but builders are back on site creating Northlands Veterinary Hospital in Kettering, Northamptonshire.

4 mins

With BCVA and BEVA confirming their plans for face-to-face congresses, a more-like-normal schedule of events for late 2021 is starting to take shape. 

12 mins

The 11-year-old West Highland white terrier was referred to North Downs Specialist Referrals unable to walk and facing leg amputation on top of her cancer treatment.

7 mins

Jolyon Martin has been named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe: Science and Healthcare list for 2021.

5 mins

Advertisement

sponsored content

Latest vet times videos

Lockdown Lowdown: a time for change?

Lockdown Lowdown: seeds of opportunity

Lockdown Lowdown: should I stay or should I go?

See All

featured content

In the first of a three-part series, Gerardo Poli offers hints, tips and considerations to bear in mind when attempting to diagnose the presence of a linear foreign body using radiographs.

Having taken part in VN Times’ latest VN Happy Hour, Jane Davidson expands on how her nursing skills are helping her today – both with her studies and ahead of becoming a COVID-19 vaccinator.

In the first part of a new series, Nick Marsh explains why, despite being popular among his peers, these cells make him think of a sack of angry wasps every time they appear under the microscope…

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month – and as it draws to a close, Veterinary Woman editor Liz Barton shares how we could be doing better to support the many individuals affected by the challenges of hormonal health in the workplace…

As Endometriosis Awareness Month draws to a close, Liz Barton, editor of Veterinary Woman, shares how we could be doing better to support the many individuals affected by the challenges of hormonal health in the workplace…

Jane Davidson focuses on animal welfare via her Netflix account, and wonders if a film about stress and behavioural issues in dogs and cats could become a worldwide smash.

In her second article on the view from the other side of the vet/client divide, Eleanor Goad admits she isn’t much better than any other pet owner when it comes to getting her cat to accept medication.

Gerardo Poli concludes this series by explaining the coagulation cascade and its role in helping to diagnose specific clotting factor deficiencies.

veterinary content

Show all >>

In the second article from Vet Times Livestock on bovine respiratory disease, Sophie Mahendran runs through protocols to prevent it through a combination of management changes, including reducing level of exposure to stressors and infectious agents.

29 mins

A complex disease with immediately identifiable costs and clear long-term impacts on the animal, bovine respiratory disease requires a team approach to diagnose, treat and prevent it on farm, writes Jenny Allan.

21 mins

Kit Sturgess MA, VetMB, PhD, CertVR, DSAM, CertVC, FRCVS uses a case example to illustrate the importance of an individual care plan with owner buy-in and involvement.

34 mins

David Rendle BVSc, MVM, CertEM(IntMed), DipECEIM, FRCVS discusses a selection of alternative treatments identified for managing this highly prevalent condition in horses.

32 mins

Francesco Cian presents the case of a one-year-old, female, mixed breed dog in the latest in his Diagnostic Dilemmas series.

9 mins

Colin Capner BSc, BVetMed, CertVA, CertLAS, MRCVS, explores this concept in the veterinary sphere.

45 mins

Ariane Neuber DrMedVet, CertVD, DipECVD, MRCVS looks at causes, complications, clinical signs, diagnosis protocols, treatment and compliance in canine patients.

40 mins

James Breen, BVSc, PhD, DCHP, MRCVS provides responses to some commonly posed questions and misconceptions surrounding this controversial concept.

52 mins

nursing content

Show all >>

To mark International Women’s Day (8 March), emergency and critical care nurse Elle Haskey looks at the changes in veterinary nursing during the past 20 years, including the rise of female voices.

8 mins

Nicola Ackerman PGDip, RVN, CertSAN, CertVN ECC, VTS(Nutrition), offers advice on how to master the art of talking to reluctant clients, and the importance of this “soft skill” in gaining compliance.

28 mins

Val Strong, Karen Marsh, Ross Tiffin and Christine Ward explore how a novel form of dog food may help with stress and anxiety in these animals.

32 mins

Whatever kind of nurse you are, evidence-based veterinary medicine can help you provide the best possible care for the animals in your trust – and RCVS Knowledge has a variety of free resources to help you do just this.

Victoria Bowes advises on how VNs can help owners manage their pets’ weight and understand what is “too fat” or “too thin”.

34 mins

Albert Holgate discusses the impact of COVID-19 on vet professionals and clients living with hearing loss.

9 mins

Charlotte Fennell discusses how nurses can advise owners on how to avoid any medical catastrophes during the festive season.

48 mins

Amy Henson considers the motivations behind food treats and how it affects dogs, advising mindfulness as Christmas approaches.

10 mins

business content

Show all >>

In the final part of this exclusive series, VBJ editor James Westgate talks to Alan and Vicky Robinson from Vet Dynamics, and veterinary accountant Jeff Lermer about ownership models.

18 mins

The coronavirus pandemic has brought massive change to the sector, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the desire among many vets to one day run their own show.

It has long been said that the veterinary profession is recession proof, but the question now is: will it prove to be pandemic proof too?

For many veterinary practices, telemedicine was the lifeline that helped them survive the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis prompted unprecedented take-up of remote technology across the sector and according to one of the leading players, it’s here to stay…

24 mins

If you’re looking for a new opportunity in the post-COVID veterinary world, this 540 square metre building in central England – complete with prior use as a practice – could be for you…

9 mins

Brin McNeill BVMS, MRCVS, of Castle Veterinary Centre in Nottingham, offers some thoughts on EMS for students amid the pandemic with help from her daughter Cara, a third-year student at the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine.

33 mins

Anyone intent on opening their own veterinary practice usually does so with at least a 5-year, or even a 10-year, plan. Some people go into the enterprise with a longer view, however, as VBJ discovered when we spoke to Aidan Borrill prior to the launch of his practice, Ferndown Family Vets in Dorset…

32 mins

The concept of T-shaped skills is a metaphor often used by recruiters to describe the abilities of persons in the workforce. It is also an excellent framework to plan a veterinary CPD programme that’s going to deliver plenty of bang for your bucks…

20 mins

sponsored content hubs