2015 episode of Watchdog "not duly accurate" and failed to be impartial or fair in its portrayal of Pets at Home – constituting a serious breach of the BBC’s editorial standards, says BBC Trust.5 mins
Comic Relief has apologised for the use of a French bulldog called Albert on one of its T-shirts for 2017’s Red Nose Day.
The RCVS has announced the winners of this year’s Queen’s Medal and Golden Jubilee Award – the highest honours the college can bestow on a veterinary surgeon and veterinary nurse.
International Cat Care, the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund and the RSPCA have come together to raise awareness that breeding cats and rabbits with exaggerated flat faces can cause health and welfare problems.
A leading veterinary dermatologist has called for vets to prescribe narrow-spectrum antibiotics for first-line cases of otitis externa to help reduce levels of multiple-resistant, chronic infections.
Mini tablets and artificial meat flavourings could be the key to the age-old problem of persuading cats to swallow medication.
The worlds of human and veterinary oncology met when a team from St Luke’s Cancer Centre in Surrey visited Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue Hospital.
The nutraceutical firm is celebrating after picking up the Medium Business Award at the Red Rose Awards 2017, hosted by Lancashire Business View.
A shorter exhibition will allow a “pure focus” on CPD on the final day, says the association, offering “exciting new education opportunities” for delegates.
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.
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Karen Perry describes two new approaches to stabilising the luxated patella in dogs, as well as a new form of subsequent pain relief post-surgery.20 mins
Anna Bruguera looks at bovine viral diarrhoea, its transmission, recognising clinical signs and UK eradication schemes in place.
Mateusz Jaksz and Claudia Busse in the second of a two-part article, look at the diagnosis, as well as medical and surgical treatment, of this condition.
Andrew Kent looks at the aetiology, diagnosis, treatment options and monitoring of this common condition presenting in dogs
Elisabetta Mancinelli discusses best practices for ensuring the right water intake for rabbits and rodents.
Sara Pedersen reviews the 2nd International Hoof Trimmers Conference, which took place at Legoland in Denmark.
Jack Reece discusses the importance of student vets gaining job experience and how some colleges fail to prepare them.
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RVN Laura Lacey discusses whether treatment for these two ectoparasites should be addressed at the same time – rather than apart – by VNs and, in turn, their clients.24 mins
Louise O’Dwyer discusses the details of blood pressure monitoring in cats and dogs in March's Nursing Notes.
In RVN Ruth Clooney-Power’s latest entry, she documents how learning the Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care isn’t always plain sailing...
In a new series, RCVS Knowledge writers are to offer advice and ideas to VNs on how to ensure evidence-based veterinary medicine is adopted in clinics.
RVN Helen Tottey implores readers to tear down the walls stopping them from carrying out consultations, starting from within practice.
VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard speaks to an Antipodean veterinary nurse about her UK-based anaesthesia training.
VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard hears from RVN Rachel Bean, who is so busy and talented, we simply could not stop at finding out about just one working day.
Ariane Neuber looks at the part VNs can play in managing aural conditions, including different factors involved in the disease process and examination techniques.
Join the RVC’s feline endocrinology experts Stijn Niessen and Yaiza Forcada on a journey through the facts and myths of cats and their hormones in this webinar series.
Find out why 98% of vets will continue to recommend a Seresto® collar after trying it.
Parasitologist Ian Wright, head of ESCCAP UK & Ireland, discusses human toxocarosis, its control and the role of cats in its transmission.