Owners are “killing pets with kindness” in the face of a UK animal obesity crisis, according to BVA president Gudrun Ravetz.4 mins
The college celebrated its latest milestone with a weekend of events including an ethical debate, talks, a film screening and a glamorous gala dinner.
BVA research has revealed more than half of UK vets saw tortoises with weight loss or anorexia following their last hibernation, possibly down to owners using shoeboxes to house their resting pets.
Digital media has revolutionised the way many vets and VNs fulfil their CPD obligations. Accessing learning online is often cheaper, faster and more convenient than traditional modalities. So, is there still a case to be made for event-based learning? James Westgate reports.
A Glasgow vet will be recognised with a special award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare at the House of Lords, honouring her work to help homeless people and their dogs.
David Beeston considers mental health in the veterinary profession, the importance of a work-life balance and shares tips for how to get through veterinary school.