July 2017

Louise has chosen triage as the subject to put under the spotlight this month, as well as the VN’s role within the process...

5 mins

Helen Rooney explains the integral role of diet in canine chronic kidney disease, helping VNs understand what they need to know and advise clients.

22 mins

June 2017

RVN Wendy Sneddon – considering practices are businesses that need to make money, and that VNs could probably do with knowing a little more about this – offers readers business finance explanations and tips for improving performance...

18 mins

Marge Chandler, in the final of a two-part article, discusses the complex relationship of obesity and health, and how VNs can help owners manage the condition in pets.

28 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard looks at the efficacy of the tools, materials, CPD and training that accompany production of antiparasitic pharmaceuticals.

24 mins

This month, Louise O’Dwyer takes a look at refeeding syndrome, how to avoid it and what to actually do instead...

6 mins

RCVS Knowledge writers continue to help VNs get to grips with evidence-based veterinary medicine. This month, it’s all about searching...

14 mins

Parasitologist Ian Wright discusses the evolving parasite risks facing dogs, including the growing threat of lungworm and ticks.

28 mins

Recent research at the University of Salford shows that questing Ixodes ticks were found almost every month of the year.

10 mins

New research reveals pet owner’s biggest concerns, and also highlights a worrying lack of understanding of the key parasite risks.

15 mins

Palatable oral chews have transformed the ectoparasite market in the USA, and the same trend is happening here in the UK.

8 mins

Miele Professional shares how you can control the risk of infection in your practice with a commercial laundry system.

1 mins

May 2017

Marge Chandler looks at the factors impacting on canine and feline weight gain to help equip VNs with the information they need in battling the pet bulge.

26 mins

Richard Morris looks at the stages of diagnosing and treating equine dermal allergic reactions, along with the VN's role in achieving these, using case studies as examples.

21 mins

RVN Louise O’Dwyer uses May’s Nursing Notes to take a (condensed) look at the Rule of 20.

5 mins

ROYAL CANIN®’s dermatology range now offers a diet for every stage of your nutritional management of cats and dogs with dermatosis.

1 mins

Jenny Helm, senior veterinary clinician at University of Glasgow, discusses the recent tick media attention and the stats vets should be aware of.

13 mins

April 2017

RVN Louise O’Dwyer discusses the importance of nutrition in emergency situations, exploring calorie requirements, assisted feeding and the wonderful world of feeding tubes.

36 mins

Ariane Neuber discusses the ways VNs can help cats, dogs and their owners prevent or combat allergic skin diseases.

30 mins

Hany Elsheikha advises VNs on how to relay worm control information to their clients, using his so-called "ten commandments for effective worm control".

36 mins