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.10 mins
Emma Gerrard provides an overview of what RVNs should be telling owners of older canine and feline pets.
Marge Chandler breaks down the never-ending myriad of pet dietary offerings to aid veterinary nurses in helping their clients make nutritional choices.50 mins
Marge Chandler details the core benefits these live organisms can have on small animal pet health, including on specific diseases.69 mins
Dan Skeldon details options regarding mobility-aiding drugs, supplements and therapies for treating canine and feline patients.
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.
RVN Laura Lacey talks vet nurses through potential dangers pets can encounter during the Christmas period, and what to advise owners regarding prevention strategies.47 mins
Starting a series of articles discussing electrocardiography, Louise O'Dwyer begins with the basics – how to understand an ECG.
An often poorly understood and cared for species, Matthew Rendle spotlights the key steps VNs and vets can take to help when presented with a rabbit in need of urgent help…38 mins