October 2018

Gerardo Poli concludes this series with a rundown of management options and effective ongoing treatment measures for seizures.

9 mins

As CPD is mandatory for all vets, some new grads might find the concept overwhelming, especially when deciding which courses to complete. Thankfully, Jordan Sinclair has a few hints for those struggling to find their way.

15 mins

Whether its Morris dancing or slaying dragons, Nick Marsh highlights the importance of finding a hobby in your precious downtime instead of being slumped in front of the TV.

14 mins

Emma Goodman Milne – well known for her appearances on BBC1’s Vets in Practice – is the BVNA Congress keynote speaker. She talks to Congress Times about how the profession has changed since the programme, the role of VNs in practice, the importance of work-life balance, and her series of children’s books.

22 mins

Jane Davidson provides a helpful guide on how you can gather information via social media, while making sure the details gained are relevant and used transparently.

17 mins

Tip of the Week author Gerardo Poli continues this three-part series with a guide on how to classify the different causes of seizures.

5 mins

Eleanor Goad ponders the ethics of being a vet while still eating meat and keeping an emotional distance when treating patients on farms.

9 mins

One year after graduating as a full-time vet, Jordan Sinclair reassesses her career choice to wonder if the stress and poor remuneration compared to other roles is really worth it.

14 mins

September 2018

In the first of a three-part series, Tip of the Week author Gerardo Poli explains how the most important part of investigating a seizure case is taking a thorough and accurate history from the owner.

8 mins

Whether you're still getting your head around cranial and caudal or you know your idiopathics from your iatrogenics, Nick Marsh is here to regale you with some of his favourite medical terms that are beautifully precise, concise and evocative.

12 mins

Jane Davidson asks, despite those in the profession playing a bigger role, why IV placement is deemed the “headline act” for a vet nurse's skill set?

14 mins

While vet work can be mentally and physically draining, Jordan Sinclair suggests taking time out of your day to recall the good moments you may be taking for granted.

10 mins

Finishing university is rewarding as you finally have something to show for your hard work, but what if you don't where do you go? Gerardo Poli has a few suggestions for graduates unsure of their options.

12 mins

Nick Marsh takes a trip down memory lane to the long lost land of 1999 to discover if his contemporaries were indeed the “cheated generation”.

20 mins

Jane Davidson reflects on what she considers the biggest challenge when working at a new practice – finding where the needles are kept.

10 mins

Being an on call farm vet shouldn't all be stressful, there's many ways to make it much more manageable by finding a good place for your mobile telephone, having a sympathetic friend and conditioning your hair.

17 mins

If you're stuck on deciding the most appropriate antibiotic for common presenting conditions, Gerardo Poli comes to the rescue with this handy guide.

5 mins

Jordan Sinclair discusses the scope of significance vaccination appointments have for pets – annual events in every pet owner’s calendar that constitute so much more than a quick visit to the vets.

14 mins

From a success first time to failing halfway, catheters have the potential to throw up various quandries. To help ensure success, Gerardo shares a trick that often delivers big results, and encourages readers to try it for themselves...

3 mins

From the banning of puppy and kitten sales in pet shops to outlawing electric shock collars, Holly Kernot summarises the spate of notable victories for animal welfare that took place in August.

6 mins