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Bloggers Jane Davidson and Nick Marsh team up to consider how much of each task on a typical invoice for surgery would, and could, be undertaken by a VN or vet. It reveals how, despite its importance, the role of the VN goes unnoticed and unrecognised.25 mins
This guest blog, written by vet Simon Hayes in response to the post "Stunning at slaughter" by Nick Marsh, attempts to dispel the myths that surround shechita, the Jewish humane method of slaughter.
Gerardo Poli offers a list of questions for telephone calls from owners concerned about their pet being intoxicated.
With 12 weeks of preclinical and 26 weeks of clinical EMS under her belt, final year student Jordan Sinclair has picked up a few handy tips along the way. With this in mind, her latest post sees her offer some sage advice to students in their earlier years.
Knowledge is power – which, as Nick Marsh discusses, is why vets battle the unpredictability of appointments, satnavs and technical malfunctions to get to meetings.
While looking for a new cat, Jane becomes concerned when it's suggested some of her attitudes to pet ownership might be a little "weird", and worries she may have become sexist about animals?
Student blogger Jordan Sinclair takes a more in-depth look at the recent suggestion vets are being paid to stitch up victims of knife attacks in order to avoid police involvement.
Nick Marsh takes an impassioned stance on non-stunning at slaughter, insisting that if a total ban is out of the question, labelling on meat declaring it so is a much-needed consolation.
Jane Davidson praises telephone etiquette in the veterinary world compared to human health care, after being told by her GP's receptionist blood test results "look fine to me".
Find out why 98% of vets will continue to recommend a Seresto® collar after trying it.
Join the RVC’s feline endocrinology experts Stijn Niessen and Yaiza Forcada on a journey through the facts and myths of cats and their hormones in this webinar series.
Do you know what a "meat sponge" is? Neither did Nick Marsh – but a late-night call from a client discussing one led him to realise we don't know everything, and that's okay.