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Bird of prey swoops in to front #Vets4Vultures fund-raising initiative, which also seeks to increase support for persecuted species.

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Resource range from the National Animal Disease Information Service aims to provide vets with a platform to engage farmers in parasite control, to ensure correct treatment and management advice.

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The royal college’s statement has received criticism from two veterinary homeopathic bodies that believe it has “serious implications for the whole profession and the future of veterinary medicine”.

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Radiographs of Dolly the sheep’s skeleton show no signs of abnormal OA, University of Nottingham and University of Glasgow experts report.

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Team sells fabric creations and ‘yarn-bombs’ tree to remember those lost in conflict and raise money for charity in the process.

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Hard data gathered from hundreds of UK primary vet practices used to build a fact-based picture of a breed often portrayed by the UK media as a “danger” dog.

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Research – 100 times larger than any previously – shows dog owners are at lower risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality over a 12-year period compared to people who don't own dogs.

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“This procedure of treating intrahepatic portosystemic shunts is associated with a lower risk of mortality and a lower surgical morbidity rate when compared to open surgery” – Chris Shales.

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Vets Now pledges commitment to EMS placements as it rewards its students for showcasing skills at congress.

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Examination Room Extra! Feline diabetes mellitus, pt 4: insulin and monitoring

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Cecilia Villaverde discusses why education, encouragement and ongoing support for owners is crucial for prevention and treatment.

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Adam Martin discusses the introduction and evolution of AI throughout history, as well as its uses in herd breeding.

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Agata Witkowska details the case of a reptile with a abdominal mass, from its diagnosis to treatment and removal via surgery.

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David Rendle outlines the causes, development, symptoms and treatment options for this neurological condition in horses (includes video content).

Ellen Lavender on finding the balance between one's confidence and one's competences and their limits.

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Sarah Keir evaluates a course at The University of Nottingham that focuses on this topic and its place in veterinary medicine

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Abi Collinson provides an overview and review of a vet training course at the Latin American Training Centre in Granada, Nicaragua.

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Roger Evans presents his latest Dairy Diary.

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An often poorly understood and cared for species, Matthew Rendle spotlights the key steps VNs and vets can take to help when presented with a rabbit in need of urgent help…

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Louise O’Dwyer highlights the measures that need to be taken to prevent infection, both during and after catheterisation.

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Dan Skeldon highlights different management options VNs can help with and advise their clients on regarding degenerative joint disease in canine and feline pets.

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The end is nigh for Ruth Clooney-Power and her emergency and critical care certificate, financed by the VN Times bursary she won. You can do it, Ruth – you're so close!

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RVN Louise O'Dwyer takes a look at the therapy needed for – and the requirements of – critical pneumonia patients.

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RVN Sarah Nicholson spotlights a case that not only led to a unique treatment being undertaken, but a new pet for her, too...

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SVN and BVNA student council representative Jasmine Kilpatrick reminds readers of the importance of social media etiquette.

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Marge Chandler takes a look at cases in practice where these live microbial species may be of help to cats and dogs.

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When it comes to complementary therapy, many options are available to get to the final destination. Here, Stephen Barabas identifies the correct multimodal therapies for your practice.

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Recruiting new members to join your team is one of the most crucial processes in any veterinary practice. Here, in the first of a three-part series, Ed Newbould explains the process he undertakes when choosing new staff.

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On 1 October 2017, HMRC introduced a new pre-action protocol for debt claims. Corporate lawyers Paul Taylor and Sarah Carlton explain the changes and how they are likely to affect practices chasing bad debts.

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A decision by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has brought the question of employee monitoring to the forefront of employers’ minds once again. Mark Stevens examines the implications for UK businesses and their staff.

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Kit Sturgess looks at the decision-making process when prescribing nutraceuticals, reviews the available evidence and emphasises the importance of client comms.

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Developing a social media strategy is fundamental for your practice's ability to communicate with existing clients. However, as Justin Phillips states, it is also vital in attracting new pet owners and differentiating yourself from the others in town...

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Do we judge clients or roll our eyes at their never-ending excuses? Are we our clients’ worst enemy? Ernie Ward shares his experiences on “pet care shaming” and explains how your team can avoid inadvertently becoming a participant.

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Ray Girotti explains how being tight with standards and expectations, yet loose on how you allow your staff to achieve them, can create the right environment for teams can flourish.

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New grad Jordan Sinclair shares her thoughts on social networking from both a personal and professional perspective, and suggests her peers avoid viewing the world through Facebook-coloured spectacles.

In the fifth part of this extended focus on blood gas analysis, Gerardo Poli explains how to rule out the differential causes of either respiratory or metabolic acidosis/alkalosis.

A book hailed “the most popular veterinary reference guide in the southern hemisphere” has rapidly become a student favourite in the UK since its European launch in 2016.

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Jane RVN recalls an high-profile cat scratch incident and discusses why such injuries are often treated as a source of amusement, whereas dog attacks are seen as cause for hysteria.

Nick Marsh highlights the crucial need to keep talking about mental health issues and offers his opinions as to why the veterinary profession, in particular, is plagued with this problem.

Liverpool student Louisa Price promotes the benefits of studying in a different country and explores why so few of her veterinary peers take up the opportunity.

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Continuing his focus on blood gas analysis, emergency veterinary surgeon Gerardo Poli discusses PCO2 levels and explains how to determine the cause of respiratory acidosis and alkalosis.

Jane RVN delves into the 90-odd pages of the RCVS' much-anticipated Schedule 3 survey report and digs out a couple of the gems contained within its pages for closer inspection.

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