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After a day of consulting without any internet or mobile phone data, Jordan Sinclair came to the realisation how much she relies on it and how more challenging vet work can become.15 mins
Gerardo Poli encourages practitioners take a proactive approach to early nutrition, citing tried and tested methods that will help patients home to their families.
As brachycephalic breeds are becoming more popular, but rising numbers are also being taken to rehoming centres, Laura Richards suggests if VNs can use their rapport with clients to educate them via pre-purchase consultations.
Nick Marsh discusses what he learned after sampling pathology for a few years and how his ignorance of this side of veterinary life, plus a dose of Quincy, M.E., inspired him to find out more.
Gerardo Poli recalls a case of septic peritonitis as an example of why vets should consider every possibility during diagnosis and not get complacent.
Do you sometimes struggle to get the information you need from a client – especially in an emergency? Jane Davidson reveals her own go-to term that helps direct a conversation and add much-needed focus.
Gerardo Poli suggests how, among other factors, suitable personal presentation and a show of empathy can help settle pet owners and allow emergency consultations to run more smoothly.
Are you a new grad lost or a little nervous now you've ventured into the world of veterinary practice? Then Jordan Sinclair is here to the rescue with practical advice on how to keep your head above water.
Gerardo Poli uses a case study and a companion video to demonstrate how to diagnose this condition in dogs, and discusses available treatment and management options.
In this, the final post in his series on ethics, Nick Marsh asks if zoos really are the best way to educate on species conservation or if they are, when all said and done, more about money and entertainment.
Jane Davidson tackles this issue, stressing why it doesn't matter which building vet professionals get their degree from, what's important is their support during work-based learning and their work ethic.
Gerardo Poli concludes his guidance for new grads by emphasising the importance of step-by-step processes and encouraging those straight out of vet school to be more humble in their approach to practice life.