Vet Times articles

The latest veterinary content produced by Vet Times, covering topics such as Companion animal, Equine, Exotics, Farm animal, Welfare and General.

May 2022

Alexandra Dedman PhD, Humanimal Trust consultant discusses efforts to encourage animal and human medicine specialists to work together towards a common goal.

29 mins

Considering a return to the profession after a career break? The RCVS outlines how to make the most of the help available in your new veterinary role, and what 1-2-1 support and coaching practices will provide to help support someone who has been off the register for an extended period.

18 mins

Glen Cousquer, BSc(Hons), BVM&S, CertZooMed, PGDOE, MSc(Outdoor Education), MSc(Education Research), PhD, IML, MRCVS, in the first of an article series, explores this bird of prey’s biology and ecology, as well as conservation status factors.

27 mins

Mark Turner BVSc, MRes, MRCVS, discusses the financial implications associated with these two areas in the profession as their profiles increase

11 mins

Feel like you’re faking it? We all do from time to time. But what happens when it’s an ever-present emotion? That’s when it is out of control. Carolyne Crowe BVetMed(Hons), BSc(Hons), MSc, FRCVS, discusses when we face impostor syndrome.

19 mins

Graham Duncanson BVSc, MSc(VetGP), DProf, FRCVS details what he has learned from his 50-plus year career regarding equine call outs to help fellow veterinarians.

26 mins

April 2022

Danièlle Gunn-Moore BSc(Hons), BVM&S, PhD, MANZCVS, FHEA, FRSB, FRCVS and Michelle Moore BA(Hons), MA discuss the benefits of simplifying the names for feline idiopathic cystitis and cognitive dysfunction syndrome.

18 mins

Are you fed up with unproductive conversations in the workplace? In the second part of this series, STEVE BAILEY suggests how to transform confrontation into constructive conversation.

32 mins

Nigel Dougherty BA(Zoology), MSc, BVSc, MVSc(Wildlife Health), MANZCVS(Zoo Animal Medicine) shares his experiences and encounters as a locum vet surgeon Down Under.

29 mins

Workplace frustrations, however small, can sometimes feel insurmountable and prevent us from working at our best. Addressing them together can lift your team’s spirits and help you deliver quality care, say JESSE MCCALL (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) and RCVS KNOWLEDGE, in the second part of this series.

32 mins

Graham Duncanson BVSc, MSc(VetGP), DProf, FRCVS, shares his experiences from Equine Ski-PD 2022 – a unique learning experience that combines high-quality and carefully selected veterinary presentations with the opportunity to participate in active winter sports.

15 mins

In the latest instalment of this series on training recent graduates, Jacqueline Buck addresses when things aren’t going well and out-of-hours work.

34 mins

Despite research associating gastric lavage with worse patient outcomes, Gerardo Poli says some uncommon cases may benefit from the technique.

6 mins

March 2022

In the latest instalment of this series on training recent graduates, Jacqueline Buck addresses covering some of the basics once they’ve settled in.

34 mins

Peter Wedderburn BVM&S, CertVR, MRCVS, recalls some intriguing products displayed at the latest event and how they reflect changes in ownership.

26 mins

Will Lazenby BVMS, MRCVS recalls the profession from days gone by and uses a case study to inspire younger vets to believe in themselves.

22 mins

After the COVID-19 pandemic facilitated a change in how many of us work, SILVIA JANSKA and LIZ BARTON say it’s time the stigma around flexible working in the veterinary sector, especially for mums, went away.

33 mins

BSAVA Congress takes over Manchester Central from 24 March to 26 March for a hybrid online and in-person event – read on for a brief look into what’s in store.

17 mins

Are you fed up with unproductive conversations in the workplace? Steve Bailey suggests that it might be time to rethink roles you play in your practice – helping you quickly get to the crux of any conflict.

28 mins

Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, executive director at HealthforAnimals, highlights some latest developments in veterinary diagnostics and how they can benefit vets as pet numbers grow.

11 mins