May 2020

Nat Scroggie presents the fifth part of her diaries in the lockdown.

10 mins

Figures published by HMRC have shown vets are missing out on millions of pounds in research and development (R&D) tax credits. Cheryl Teoh – senior R&D technical consultant at innovation funding consultancy Leyton UK – looks at the scheme, what can be claimed for and why vets aren’t claiming for what they are owed.

20 mins

Diego Rodrigo Mocholi DVM, MSc, PhD, MRCVS discusses the nerve blocks that can be administered to companion animal patients in the thoracic and pelvic regions, as well as techniques and considerations.

57 mins

Nat turns her attention to running in the fourth of her series of COVID-19 diaries.

10 mins

Sandra Corr BVMS, PhD, CertSAS, DipECVS, MRCVS, and professor of bioethics Peter Sandøe use this principle to discuss the consequences of COVID-19 and the responsibility of the veterinary profession in dealing with them.

26 mins

Jenny Allan BSc, BVetMed, MRCVS describes the presentation of this seasonal condition in cattle, as well as strategies for treating and preventing it.

30 mins

Cesar Llanos, DVM, CertAVP, MRCVS and Ines Carrera, DVM, MVM, PhD, DipECVDI, MRCVS present the case of a three-month-old entire male golden retriever presented for investigation of vomiting.

8 mins

In her latest column for Vet Times, Nat Scroggie explains how she has found the sketchbook and pencils again during lockdown.

11 mins

Nat discusses fear being a companion in the second of her new series of diaries during COVID-19.

11 mins

April 2020

Samantha Taylor BVetMed(Hons), CertSAM, DipECVIM-CA, MANZCVS, FRCVS discusses some of the health issues frequently seen in these patients and how to help owners manage them.

34 mins

Dave Beeston, in his latest Practice Makes Perfect, reflects on some of the best and least enjoyable aspects of his internship journey.

29 mins

Aoife Ryan BVetMed, MRCVS and Matt Gurney BVSc, CertVA, PgCertVBM, DipECVAA, MRCVS discuss the medications commonly used by practitioners, as well as the induction of patients and future possibilities.

29 mins

David Harwood BVetMed, FRCVS summarises proceedings from the Goat Veterinary Society autumn meeting held in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

26 mins

Chanticleer discusses an important issue in the veterinary profession in his latest Vet Times column.

19 mins

Ross Allan BVMS, PGCertSAS, MRCVS and Stuart Carmichael BVMS, MVM, DSAO, FRCVS discuss the potential for practices to set up dedicated clinics for this issue – making use of the whole clinical team, as well as assessment tools and online support

40 mins

Roderick Beardshall MA, VetMB, MRCVS details the case of a male dog that presented with a five-day history of lethargy and stiffness.

16 mins

Jo Ireson, BSc, ISFMCertFN advises what to do if presented with a wild bat and encourages others to get involved with their rehabilitation.

45 mins

Having spent time self-isolating to protect his loved ones, and after himself developing COVID-19 symptoms, Ben Simpson-Vernon MA, VetMB, MRCVS, has chosen to share some of his thoughts on the unique circumstances facing the profession, pet owners and colleagues dealing with the new normal.

22 mins

In a new column for Vet Times, Nat Scroggie describes well-being in the context of a toolkit – a visit bag of skills, strategies and habits you can pull out in a time of need – and asks: “Has there ever been a greater need for such a bag than during a global pandemic?”

11 mins

Karin Kruger BVSc, MSc, DipACVIM, MRCVS provides tips to help general practitioners assess colic patients and reviews literature on common treatments.

50 mins