February 2021

Nicola Ackerman PGDip, RVN, CertSAN, CertVN ECC, VTS(Nutrition), offers advice on how to master the art of talking to reluctant clients, and the importance of this “soft skill” in gaining compliance.

28 mins

Val Strong, Karen Marsh, Ross Tiffin and Christine Ward explore how a novel form of dog food may help with stress and anxiety in these animals.

32 mins

Whatever kind of nurse you are, evidence-based veterinary medicine can help you provide the best possible care for the animals in your trust – and RCVS Knowledge has a variety of free resources to help you do just this.

December 2020

Amy Henson considers the motivations behind food treats and how it affects dogs, advising mindfulness as Christmas approaches.

10 mins

Jessica Beckett discusses emerging options for treating a variety of such conditions presenting in cats and dogs.

28 mins

Vedrana Nikolic discovers how owning a dog aids human well-being in difficult times.

15 mins

November 2020

If you weren’t able to join us for our first VN Happy Hour – the … more

68 mins

Nicola Ackerman explains how vet nurses can ensure patients are getting the best level of care amid COVID-19 restrictions.

19 mins

Doreen Lawrence looks back on her incredible career and shares some anecdotes of practice life in the 1970s.

30 mins

Laura Lacey explains the importance of encouraging owners to treat these parasites throughout the year and how to do this.

30 mins

Evidence-based veterinary medicine is about everyone contributing to our knowledge. Kit Sturgess, editor-in-chief of RCVS Knowledge’s open access journal Veterinary Evidence, encourages VNs to get involved.

14 mins

Lead nutritionist Samantha Ware looks at key information to aid this.

9 mins

Claire Devlin shares her three-month volunteering experience with African Wildlife Vets.

21 mins

October 2020

International Cat Care offers its top tips for keeping feline pets safe during the Halloween and Bonfire Night festivities.

7 mins

Matt analysis how to handle wildlife cases that arrive in practice, discussing duty of care, nursing aims and tips for specific species.

32 mins

Zoe Hockley explains how owners can make firework festivities less traumatic for their pets and prevent behavioural problems in the future.

25 mins

Lead nutritionist Samantha Ware discusses metabolism.

10 mins

Emma Gerrard looks at the latest research on this topic, and highlights the importance of regular blood testing and communicating this to clients.

30 mins

BVNA outgoing president Jo Hinde reflects on a presidential year like no other.

11 mins

Mary Fraser discusses the importance of introducing such measures for these species.

20 mins