Palatable oral chews have transformed the ectoparasite market in the USA, and the same trend is happening here in the UK.8 mins
Parasitologist Ian Wright discusses the evolving parasite risks facing dogs, including the growing threat of lungworm and ticks.
Recent research at the University of Salford shows that questing Ixodes ticks were found almost every month of the year.
Miele Professional shares how you can control the risk of infection in your practice with a commercial laundry system.
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.
RVN Louise O’Dwyer uses May’s Nursing Notes to take a (condensed) look at the Rule of 20.
ROYAL CANIN®’s dermatology range now offers a diet for every stage of your nutritional management of cats and dogs with dermatosis.
Jenny Helm, senior veterinary clinician at University of Glasgow, discusses the recent tick media attention and the stats vets should be aware of.
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.
Hany Elsheikha advises VNs on how to relay worm control information to their clients, using his so-called "ten commandments for effective worm control".
RVN Clare Jones discusses the importance of providing parrots with environmental enrichment, and outlines common signs of illness.16 mins
Kelly Bowlt Blacklock discusses the latest modalities for treating wounds in cats and dogs.
RVN Shakira Miles, in the first of a two-part article, looks at the prevalence of this organised activity and the potential resulting wounds.
Emergency and critical care superstar Louise O'Dwyer looks at the veterinary nurse’s role in pre-anaesthesia planning.
RVN Diane Westwood describes a training day she took part in for volunteers willing to respond to marine mammals in danger.14 mins
RVN Louise Buckley shares her seven golden steps to compiling, developing and honing critical appraisal skills in evidence-based veterinary medicine.
Learn how the new puppy growth charts could help pave the way for a healthier dog population, simply by tracking growth against reference standards.