January 2014

Peripheral neuropathy is the most common chronic complication of diabetes in cats. This degenerative disorder … more

A role play class with professional actors brought in to help out would be commonplace … more

Jill Maddison, director of professional development at the Royal Veterinary College, talks about career opportunities … more

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Over the next couple of years I have a full plate; the postgraduate degree I’m … more

Chinchillas have 20 teeth from birth – 4 incisors and 16 molars. Teeth are open-rooted … more

We can start our good intentions now! Let’s make 2014 the year of pre-planning and … more

December 2013

For a nation of horse lovers, the discovery of equine DNA in food products earlier … more

4 mins

I can’t help thinking that efforts to improve “social mobility” and help people from all … more

Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI) is associated with dogs that have been walked in wooded areas … more

Christmas is coming! So, emergency rotas, tinsel FBs and chocolate toxicity all to come! The … more

The opportunity to take part in sport, either competitively or recreationally, is an essential part of stress … more

7 mins

On a weekly basis my wife peruses the local newspaper. In the back – after … more

Exam results should mean celebration – but that won't be the case for everyone. The national average pass rate is usually between 70-80%. So, what should you do if it isn't good news?

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Vet students have their own little community, not only within their own university but also … more

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Thromboembolism is a severe uncommon complicating condition in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats. It can cause … more

November 2013

Communication in our profession interests me. Histories I receive as part of the referrals process … more

The prognosis of a cat with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is highly variable. Some cats may … more

A fellow Vetsonline blogger, Will Easson, recently wrote a post about the potential impact of an … more

4 mins

Kennel cough is an infection of the upper respiratory tract of the dog, and can … more

Following last year’s announcement that the University of Surrey is to open a new veterinary … more

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