With owners spending more time among their canine companions amid the coronavirus crisis, ophthalmic nursing assistant and dog behaviour counsellor Hannah Morris considers the impact on dogs during this time, and how to ensure they can readjust after lockdown.28 mins
Sarah Pellett and Jo Hinde provide an overview of microchipping different species and discuss the importance of a vet nurse’s role in this.
Stacey Bullock discusses how vet nurses can help owners of elderly cats and dogs.23 mins
Emma Gerrard takes a look at common parasites of cats and dogs, as well as their life cycles and management.
Laura Lacey offers practical advice on tackling this common, and often difficult, issue.28 mins
Emma Gerrard offers advice to give to owners to avoid disaster over the Christmas holidays and what to do if it strikes.
Anne McBride discusses ways VNs can encourage owners to provide a good quality of life for senior pets by explaining how age is a physical state, but being old is a state of mind.48 mins
Jessica Bold explains how to handle cases, why puppy parties may be the key to preventing fear and how vital it is, above all, for VNs to keep calm and carry on...
Clare Jones looks at dogs that have been health checked and body condition scored at local Dogs Trust events to determine whether certain factors contribute to them being overweight.33 mins
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.
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.