July 2013

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

Glipizide is an oral blood glucose lowering drug in the sulphonylurea class. It acts by … more

The recent decision by the RCVS disciplinary committee to strike a vet off over out-of-hours (OOH) … more

Having received my results for the professional exams, I can finally say that I’ve finished … more

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The current news of the American NSA and British GCHQ indiscriminately stealing and using citizen … more

June 2013

When I organised to do some dairy EMS, the farmer told me he doesn’t work … more

9 mins

The clinical coach (CC) is the unsung hero of training – so hats off to all … more

There are three basic causes for diabetes insipidus (DI): a defect in antidiuretic hormone (ADH); … more

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OCD is a cartilage problem that affects young large and giant breed dogs. It is … more

2 mins

Padraig has recently finished a 12-month internship at Fitzpatrick Referrals. Here he talks about his … more

2 mins

Those of you that know me know I’m not a baby lover. I have a … more

3 mins

As students, we need all the extra cash we can get, and often a part … more

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May 2013

Like many of us I take an interest in the happenings of the RCVS and … more

Now home for the summer, having finished my first year at vet school, I’ve been … more

8 mins

Crufts was on telly recently. My wife made me watch it (or so I’ll assert to … more

For some time now, the badger cull debate has been ongoing, and finally, despite continuing … more

8 mins

The animal should be prepared for the study by being starved for a minimum of … more

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April 2013

Attitudes and opinions change gradually as we get older. I don’t normally subscribe to the … more

Warm weather is finally here – and, as much as we love this, it results … more

With pre-exam stress in full swing for most of us, we welcomed a break in … more

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