March 2016

Women may dominate the modern veterinary profession in terms of numbers, but in many areas it’s men still holding the positions of power. In the first of a two-part article, James Westgate asks a diverse group of female leaders why they think this remains the case...

25 mins

Estimates show around nine million cats are kept as pets in the UK – that’s a huge potential market. However, as Ross Tiffin found on a visit to the north-west, a cat-friendly strategy is needed to make the most of the opportunity.

16 mins

February 2016

The induction is the single most important step in the recruitment process – and the most … more

13 mins

With the passage of time comes the growing awareness our planet is just not coping … more

17 mins

Let’s start at the beginning and ask a simple question: what did you purchase the in-clinic lab … more

17 mins

January 2016

Compulsory microchipping for all dogs in England, Scotland and Wales will come into force in … more

21 mins

Retailers understand customer experience is crucial to commercial success. They are miles ahead of us, … more

18 mins

December 2015

Imagine a dog’s owners have a problem with their beloved Ranger. This could be a long-standing … more

27 mins

With the major switch from print advertising to digital marketing comes many avenues on which … more

15 mins

November 2015

Some exceptional things have been happening in my life recently. After three years in ownership … more

12 mins

One of the more awkward affairs to follow is an ageing heavy metal band. Bare chests, … more

17 mins

When you’re running your own business, it’s not good enough to just stand still – especially … more

16 mins

While I am no fortune-teller, I can give an educated guess to the direction veterinary practice … more

16 mins

Practice owners and managers are constantly looking for ways to improve the financial health of their … more

22 mins

Over the past few months we have been following a number of steps that will hopefully … more

14 mins

A record number of delegates and exhibitors are expected to attend the seventh London Vet Show … more

10 mins

October 2015

When you are in the middle of a hectic and stressful working environment – something only … more

10 mins

I explained in part 2 how to advertise in a way that will attract non-UK vets … more

11 mins

Organic traffic is when visitors are brought to your site by performing a specific search that … more

14 mins

There is a tendency among veterinary practice owners to feel they have to do all the … more

15 mins