September 2013

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

8 mins

July 2013

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

5 mins

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

11 mins

June 2013

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

9 mins

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

6 mins

May 2013

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

8 mins

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

8 mins

April 2013

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

4 mins

You know you’re going somewhere remote when your first exchange with a local Norwegian at … more

7 mins

March 2013

During the Easter holidays, I had my first EMS placement. Although I’d hand-reared cade lambs … more

4 mins

I had heard of the Pet Blood Bank before, but only when it was mentioned … more

4 mins

February 2013

Everyone knows that there’s an ancient feud between vet and medical students. Glasgow is no … more

6 mins

One little piggy’s in a farrowing crate, one little piggy gets his tail docked and … more

5 mins

January 2013

Sat in our equine lectures so far, I’ve found myself dozing off a little. Not … more

5 mins

The Hunting Act 2004 was passed to outlaw hunting with dogs in England and Wales … more

6 mins

December 2012

A week before the December exams, I found myself making the five-hour train journey south … more

5 mins

November 2012

“If a nerve is squashed, it’s not too serious, it goes back to normal. If … more

6 mins

In anatomy, we have the ongoing debate about whether we need to use the anatomical … more

3 mins

As vet students, welfare is always being rammed down our throats – and rightly so … more

7 mins

October 2012

Earlier this week, I was asked my opinion on the proposal of “tracked” veterinary degrees. … more

5 mins