December 2009

Christmas has no religious significance to me, but every year around mid-December I decide I … more

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March 2009

You can be my “friend”, if you like. My children decided that if I wanted … more

13 mins

 For one week only, Bradley takes a rest and hands the writing reins to a … more

12 mins

February 2009

Our veterinary education trains us to deal with populations: when designing an experiment, we will … more

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January 2009

The year is young, and we don’t yet know what it will bring. Although, judging … more

14 mins

December 2008

The US presidential elections are over, and the next big event in world democracy has … more

12 mins

November 2008

You don’t have to manage a football club to be goal orientated. We are constantly … more

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There has been considerable talk of doom and gloom within the profession, started off by … more

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October 2008

A couple of months ago, I went along to an induction meeting of the latest cohort … more

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September 2008

I reluctantly have to admit that I promised to update you about my exploits in the … more

14 mins

August 2008

From 2003 onwards, RCVS proposals for a new Veterinary Surgeons Act (VSA) were sold to … more

11 mins

I have long associated Scotland with rain. And with whisky. Perhaps it is all the rain … more

13 mins

July 2008

Like me, you may have been glued to your television set, watching the progress of The … more

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June 2008

I was delighted when a spay that I was due to do last week was cancelled. … more

13 mins

At last, it seems that the great new idea of renewable energy, biofuels, has been … more

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May 2008

If the statistics are correct and rabbits are the next big thing, why do I dread … more

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April 2008

Don’t you just hate those international call centres? The ones where you phone up because … more

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March 2008

The one thing that is certain within our professional lives is that nothing stays the … more

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February 2008

A vet is on the telephone to the owner of a parrot that has been hospitalised … more

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 Cleopatra, my Bernese mountain dog, is growing up to be a bit of a wimp. … more

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