August 2018

Helen Rooney explains options for dealing with thyroid and adrenal endocrine conditions in canine and feline patients.

42 mins

This month, Louise talks about the importance of dealing with the dystocia patient quickly.

9 mins

Hany Elsheikha describes manifestations of angiostrongylosis in canines and strategies VNs can share with owners for preventing the mollusc-borne disease.

29 mins

July 2018

Abigail Edis looks at the impact and conditions breeding this physical trait can have on lagomorph health.

30 mins

June 2018

Samantha Lindley BVSc, MRCVS, looks at a VN’s role regarding this long-lasting symptom in feline patients, along with an explanation of causes, diagnosis and treatment options.

50 mins

May 2018

Andy Durham BSc, BVSc, CertEP, DEIM, DipECEIM, MRCVS, looks at causes of allergy in horses – through insect bites, feed, skin contact and inhalation – and appropriate therapies.

28 mins

April 2018

Ian Wright details the clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and control of Bartonella species infections in feline patients, as well as precautions nurses should take when in contact with infected patients and advising owners on how to reduce the risk of exposure.

39 mins

Dan Skeldon looks at common ailments geriatric feline and canine patients can present with in practice, as well as treatment methods.

32 mins

In her latest column, Louise discusses the many considerations required for dealing with patients with bleeding disorders.

6 mins

Helen Rooney BSc(Hons), CVN, CertED, DipAVN(Medical), CertVNECC, RVN, uses her experience as an owner of a diabetic cat to help VNs understand the importance of discussion and management of this chronic condition (reviewed by Jemma Thorogood RVN).

37 mins

March 2018

In the next of our series featuring VNs’ efforts at championing causes in practice, we team up with TVM UK to hear from Jack Davies NCert(E&CC), RVN, on poisoning from this sweet-tasting crystalline substance – something he feels is becoming a “far too common scenario”, with often devastating consequences.

17 mins

Louise O’Dwyer DipAVN(Surgical), DipAVN(Medical), RVN, spotlights the care needed when presented with these cases in practice.

31 mins

Laura Lacey RVN, ESVPS NCertAnBeh, DipPheromonatherapy, CertVNECC, ISFM CertFN, C&G CertSAN, BVNA CertVNDent, C-SQP, A1, explores ways to aid anxious animals, both in the veterinary practice and at home. Reviewed by Andrew McVey BVSc, MRCVS.

36 mins

February 2018

RVN Emma Walker-Boyce talks through various steps that can be put in place to prevent contamination in operating theatres.

33 mins

January 2018

Tim Hutchinson offers guidance on how VNs can help patients with this commonly discussed, but under-diagnosed, condition get the assistance they need.

42 mins

December 2017

RVN Emma Gerrard spotlights a common practice case and how VNs can help manage the condition.

26 mins

RVN Kayleigh Walsh advises on clinical signs, treatment and care requirements for urethral blockages in entire male feline patients.

16 mins

November 2017

Dan Skeldon highlights different management options VNs can help with and advise their clients on regarding degenerative joint disease in canine and feline pets.

57 mins

Marge Chandler takes a look at cases in practice where these live microbial species may be of help to cats and dogs.

45 mins

October 2017

RVN Emma Gerrard, with Guy Fawkes Night on the horizon, looks at what advice VNs can give owners to help petrified pets cope through this period.

37 mins