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

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

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

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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