April 2017

Scientists in the US have developed a new type of single-use "artificial womb" that allows premature lambs to develop for up to four weeks.

3 mins

Cara Hallowell-Evans and Gayle Hallowell discuss best practice methods of performing a worming egg count and how to interpret the results.

26 mins

Catherine Bovens discusses various methods of diagnosis and treatment for this common autoimmune disease present in dogs.

37 mins

Laura Muir, veterinary student and double European Athletics Indoor Champion, steps into the Examination Room for a chat with Holly Kernot.

10 mins

Lorraine Peschard details the causes and treatment options for vestibular syndrome.

5 mins

Alex Gough casts his eye over more companion animal research and studies, including one on degenerative mitral valve disease in cavalier king Charles spaniels.

11 mins

Vets and VNs can play their part in improving rabbit welfare in clinics by taking part in an online study from the University of Bristol.

3 mins

Coco – who suffered entropion since birth – has had her sight fully restored following eye surgery at The Mayhew Animal Home in London.

3 mins

One-year-old cocker spaniel Meadow was rushed to a practice in Warwick after her owners realised she had been chewing on the remote control.

3 mins

CPD provider Improve International has extended its range of one-day courses aimed at practitioners dealing with species other than companion animals, such as goats, alpacas and game birds.

2 mins

A research breakthrough at a laboratory in New Mexico has allowed the first direct, empirical, blood-based, cow-side test for diagnosing bovine TB.

3 mins

Sara Pedersen runs through full treatment options and prevention strategies – and outlines best foot-bathing practices.

24 mins

Adam Martin explains how obstetric examinations are fundamentally the same, starting with reasonable history taking and progressing through an obstetrical examination to manipulation practices.

24 mins

Owen Atkinson delves into the history of the herd health plan, before explaining why “herd health management” is perhaps a better term – and going on to explain how vets could successfully implement excellent on-farm protocols.

44 mins

Isuru Gajanayake discusses the changes to nutritional requirements that should be considered in older canine and feline patients.

24 mins

David Rendle discusses finding the correct method of identifying the dermatological conditions that affect horses.

19 mins

John Williams reports on a case where a border terrier was presented at an emergency hospital and how diagnosis was made.

15 mins

Roger Evans says many people feel badgers "should be protected at all costs", but don't feel the same way about cattle.

12 mins

Alex Draper discusses International Women's Day – and her own efforts to find a female first opinion equine vet role model.

15 mins

Horse and donkey charity Brooke has has thrown down the gauntlet to keen riders across the profession and the UK via a new fund-raising event, tasking participants to saddle up and ride 100 miles in 100 days to raise £100 for its work.

3 mins