June 2024

Tabitha Saltzer explains how she felt when first embracing the transition into a head nurse position, how she equipped herself with the correct tools for the job and what keeps her connected with her team.

7 mins

May 2024

New RVN author Dale Gillies starts off her Vet Times blogging career with a tasteful little piece about the best ways to make a dog revisit its last meal…

12 mins

April 2024

Charlie Fisher discusses several instances where evidence of disparity in the veterinary nursing sector exists, and how she believes more should be done to not only highlight this, but close the gap completely.

29 mins

March 2024

RVN Ami Wood ponders the stigma that surrounds mental health and shares some advice for others struggling in a world that needs to create a culture of acceptance.

8 mins

February 2024

VN Times has always been committed to providing a regular platform for the voices of the veterinary nursing profession to be heard. This month, contributors – along with VN Times editor Lacey Pitcher – share perspectives on some of the challenges and joys that come with being part of the veterinary nursing community.

11 mins

Gill Hayes considers how balancing animal welfare with conflicts arising due to client demands or practice constraints may have a significant impact on veterinary nurse students and registered nurses alike...

32 mins

Emma Foreman runs through the expectations for an important role in student nurse development.

7 mins

January 2024

A year of evolution and growth for veterinary nurses, 2023 presented unique challenges and opportunities as the veterinary community embraced change and innovation.

1 mins

Michelle Bavage RVN recounts her career journey as someone with autism and ADHD.

10 mins

Where do cats come from? To properly understand them, it is important to appreciate their ancestry, as this helps explain their species-specific behavioural needs. Alex Taylor RVN explains how cats became domesticated and why pet cats can sometimes be “wild” and often misunderstood…

6 mins

December 2023

Frances Gaudiano takes a look back at her 30-year career and how much things have changed.

39 mins

Lauren McCarthy encourages fellow vet nurses to explore the variety of career options around them to get the very best out of this rewarding role.

7 mins

November 2023

Georgia King shares her experiences in this area and the career-defining benefits it brings.

5 mins

August 2023

Jade Brindley – using her own personal experiences – explains the debilitating effects of this condition, and how vet teams can support suffering colleagues.

40 mins

July 2022

BVNA president Alex Taylor rounds up 2022’s Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month and thanks the profession for its enthusiastic involvement.

8 mins

Sam Buss speaks out against these unethical and cruel practices, explaining how vet professionals are being fooled into contributing and the importance of thoroughly researching volunteering opportunities.

18 mins

May 2022

In celebration of Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month – and with its 2022 theme in mind – Casey Plain shares her journey from nursing assistant to registered vet nurse and her hopes for the future, as well as reflecting on how the profession has progressed since the start of her career.

17 mins

March 2022

When not saving pets at Vets Now’s Glasgow hospital, Katherine Alexander dedicates her free time to helping pets on the city’s streets with welfare charity Streetvet.

20 mins

Claire Bloor shares her love for dentistry and experiencing in this field of vet nursing.

11 mins

To mark International Women’s Day (8 March), emergency and critical care nurse Elle Haskey looks at the changes in veterinary nursing during the past 20 years, including the rise of female voices.

8 mins