The use of antibiotics and probiotics in acute and chronic diarrhoea in small animals is controversial. Even the correct definition of a probiotic in the context of veterinary medicine can be challenging.22 mins
Rebecca Hubbard and Kate Robson look at one of the latter’s pet weight loss cases – and it’s on a pretty big scale.19 mins
Get the latest independent information canine rickettsial diseases, tick-borne diseases that multiply within circulating cells.
Emma Gerrard looks at the aetiology, investigation and treatment regarding FLUTD, as well as the vital role nurses can play in educating owners on prevention strategies.
Hany Elsheikha looks at reasons behind poor compliance among owners when adopting helminth treatment protocols for their pets and proposes some solutions for VNs to action
For owners who wish to travel with their pets, several animal threats exist.35 mins
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is an exaggerated inflammatory condition that can start from a local source, yet becomes widely systemic.
Parasite prevention is a huge part of veterinary nursing. It is important to understand life cycles and treatment protocols to ensure clients and their pets receive the correct information.
Lynne Kerrigan offers key tips VNs should share with new owners of these pets to ensure their health and welfare needs are met.30 mins
Ariane Neuber discusses the aetiology and treatment methods of various allergic conditions that often present in dogs and cats.
Emma Archer focuses on a nurse’s role prior to, during and after a patient is anaesthetised, from appropriate premedication to supervision tools (part 1/2).23 mins
Emma Gerrard explains the usual causes of vomiting in cats and dogs to equip VNs with useful knowledge when performing triage.
The EDGE programmes from Vets Now are not only exciting and fun but they provide the ideal springboard for a career in EEC.
ABSTRACT Chronic pain is a life-altering condition that has significant impact on a cat’s quality … more25 mins
In many weight loss programmes, the most difficult stage is once ideal/target bodyweight has been … more
Veterinary nurses have an important role in every aspect of anaesthesia, from the preparation of equipment … more23 mins