October 2013

Recently, for the first time in years, I tried my hand at polo again. I … more

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I have perused VN Times, Veterinary Times, recruitment websites, and spoken to those in practice, … more

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After a summer of EMS, traveling and very little academic work, the time finally came … more

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I’m getting old. I can see that. People greet me not by saying “you look … more

The September 2013 issue of VN Times has a brilliant article by Hayley Walters. Please, … more

September 2013

Student vet Jordan Sinclair describes the life-changing experience of undertaking pre-clinical EMS in Bolivia and how it reminded her why she wants to be a vet.

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Gallstones are rare in dogs. They consist mostly of calcium bilirubinate and/or cholesterol, and are … more

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) recently commissioned a study to counter the arguments … more

I have been reading with interest the arguments for and against regular scanning. At the … more

Over the summer, I spent six weeks volunteering for Inti Wara Yassi in Bolivia. The charity … more

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Prejudice is a funny thing. The word itself provokes a prejudiced response: either “I’m not … more

Being back in education puts me in that odd position of being a VN, but … more

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August 2013

So here in Wales all dogs are going to have to be microchipped by 2015. … more

The cat has been sickly this weekend, which is very rare for her. As she … more

When I graduated the cascade was new and few people had even heard of it … more

We’ve done it… our own royal “baby” has appeared. After much searching and angst Hollie … more

July 2013

When I received yet another EMS email that had been sent to the whole vet … more

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It’s rolling around to another OSCE window – that memorable day in a SVN’s life … more

I have been qualified for 16 years now, and all bar five months of that … more

Alanine transferase (ALT) is a specific indicator of hepatocellular injury in dogs and cats. Increases … more