Emma Gerrard offers guidance on dealing with animals during the perioperative period – from medicines and equipment, pain management and infection control to hygiene and isolation protocols, and owner advice.32 mins
Esme Hawkes summarises the problems parasites can cause in pets, along with what VNs can do to help get owners on board with protecting their pets – and potentially gain further qualifications for themselves in the process.20 mins
Nadia Wiseman discusses the importance of keeping owners of the UK's third most popular pet informed and up to date with their welfare needs.34 mins
Esme Hawkes discusses advice VNs can share with owners in the build-up to this season, from travel, vaccines, treating endemic and non-endemic ticks to infections – and everything in between.24 mins
Esme Hawkes discusses the role veterinary professionals play in ensuring pet owners are on board with everything from microchipping and vaccinations, to flea and tick treatment, training and behaviour.29 mins
In the second part of a special feature on veterinary nursing clinics, Amie Britton explains how to choose and set up a clinic suitable to patient need.25 mins
Stud vet Kayleigh Barker explains how she coped taking her eight-week-old baby along to BEVA Congress, and how she believes combining motherhood with a career is achievable.
Hany Elsheikha discusses how economy, age and compliance – as well as potential treatment resistance, and drug reactions and interactions – play a part in how to approach pet owners on parasite management in companion animals.39 mins
This month, Louise discusses the many challenges paediatric patients can pose, but also reveals the deep joy a successful nursing outcome can bring.
Emma Gerrard DipAVN(SA), DipHECVN, BSc(Hons), CVN, RVN, K-SQP, PHC, advises on how to offer an allergy clinic to support dermatology patients with skin diseases – a common problem in small animal veterinary practice.25 mins
In the latest in our Practice Champions series, we team up with Ceva Animal Health and hear from Stephanie Barnard-Horne DipVN, RVN, ISFMCertFN, FnD(WVA), from Oxford Cat Clinic on high blood pressure in feline patients and the ease of measuring it.
With research suggesting many vets are concerned with clients’ use of the internet for their pet’s health care needs, Louise Buckley ponders whether engagement with their search interests would strengthen vet-owner relationships.28 mins
Emma Gerrard DipAVN(SA), DipHECVN, BSc(Hons), CVN, RVN, K-SQP, PHC, gives VNs the information they need to help intrepid companion animals and their owners. Reviewed by Joy Howell RVN, DipAVN(Surgical), C-SQP.
This year, VN Times is teaming up with leading animal health companies to applaud VNs leading the charge in areas and conditions. First up, we hear from Holly Warrilow RVN and her work with older pets, with the help of Norbrook.10 mins
RVN Laura Lacey urges VNs to talk, talk and talk some more about this potentially tricky problem in pets.
For February's VN Times, RVN Louise O'Dwyer begins an article series on practical capnography – a topic highly requested by readers.
RVN Emma Gerrard details the protocol she designed to help owners follow the nursing plans they are given for pets with this condition.34 mins
Continuing her series of articles on electrocardiography, RVN Louise O'Dwyer takes a look at how to identify cardiac arrhythmias.