In the wake of this year’s Grand National, recent horse racing convert Andrè Brenn looks back at the event in an effort to spark discussion and debate on the sport’s place in modern society.13 mins
David Beeston reflects on some challenging cases, which have reminded him of how much he still has to learn.
Vet student Eleanor Goad highlights the importance of raising public awareness of the health issues brachycephalic breeds face.7 mins
Instead of fielding answers in response to ”why did you want to be a vet?”, Ami Sawran explains why working on a farm is her true calling.
Courtney Whitehouse provides a rundown of the best (and worst) parts of this valuable experience of a vet student’s learning.
Stress is inevitable, says Eleanor Goad, but it's how you cope with it that makes you develop in your personal and professional life.
Becky Milner shares her experience of coming to terms with her sexuality and the support she received along the way.14 mins
Certain dog breeds still get a bad rap, says student Eleanor Goad, arguing that if more breeders were responsible, these negative stereotypes would be put to rest.
New scheme based in Glasgow will be open to any independent practices.
Student Charlie Jackson muses on how vets can change attitudes of the industry and the public towards farm animals – to help improve their treatment and care.
Eleanor Goad on why potential dog and cat owners shouldn't focus all their attention on pedigree breeds as a way of stopping more animals at shelters from being euthanised.
At what point do you stop being a student and start to feel like a bona fide vet? Your final year of uni? Your first day in practice? During clinical EMS? The earlier the better, claims Ben Haythornthwaite.6 mins
Eleanor Goad on why it's enriching for everyone to branch out and diversify in life and research.
A nursing apprentice swapped Yorkshire for South Africa to go and work with a charity that helps animals endangered by poachers.
Struggling to converse while on the telephone? Give this advice a try and see if it improves your confidence and efficiency.
Andrè Brenn, a Czech veterinary student studying at the University of Liverpool, looks at the learning and funding opportunities the veterinary profession could lose out on should the UK crash out of the EU with no deal.
Don't get trapped in the vet bubble, warns student Eleanor Goad, seek friends outside of your world to help keep yourself sane.
Eleanor Goad talks about finishing university for Christmas and... getting down for some serious revision in time for the next batch of exams.10 mins
Eleanor Goad recalls her decision to be a vet dictating her choice of A-levels and how the possibilities for vet students are almost infinite due to the variety of jobs available.
Eleanor Goad steps into the debate on Iceland’s banned Christmas advert about the use of palm oil in commercial products, saying, while the situation isn't entirely black and white, it is a step in the right direction.12 mins