Mitral Valve Disease – Members’ Webinar Review

Starting off our webinar this week, James McMurrough BVSc CertAVP(SAM) CertAVP(VC) MRCVS shows some startling statistics. 10% of dogs presenting to Veterinarians have heart disease, and of those a staggering 75% have mitral valve disease. A truly shocking 85% of small breeds have valve lesions by 13 years old

John Chitty’s Top Tips On Approaching The Sick Rabbit!

Hi everyone, my name is John Chitty, and I’m an exotics practitioner in Hampshire. I’ve been working with exotic species, including rabbits, for about just over 30 years now and I’ve been asked to give you my five top tips about rabbits.

Endometriosis and Adenomyosis

This week’s VetChat episode is part of our series on supporting and empowering women in veterinary, hosted by Kathryn Bell. Joining Kathryn is Alexandra Taylor, registered Veterinary Nurse and BVNA President. Alexandra also runs her own company ‘The Cat Nurse’ where she offers CPD about feline nursing and behaviour

Recycling in Practice

Recycling is by no means the perfect way to dispose of your waste, but it is a very easy place to begin if your practice is looking to reduce their waste being sent to landfill!

10 Facebook Pages All Vets Should Follow

If you’re asking yourself this question, I’ll be sharing which Facebook pages are a must-follow if you’re a Vet. In no particular order, I’ll tell you about 5 Facebook pages, plus 5 bonus pages that will help you keep up to date with new veterinary content, content you can share with your clients and plenty of entertainment.

Is It Worth Becoming A Vet?

Being a veterinarian is to be in a place of privilege, there are very few jobs where when you tell people what you do, they say “aw, that’s lovely”. But that always happens in veterinary medicine and then you get asked about their scabby dog or cat.

What’s new in Dermatology?

As a busy working mum who is usually running around spinning multiple plates alongside the added joy of homeschooling, I’ve always really appreciated the ‘what’s new’ webinars. I usually have very little time to keep up to date on emerging diseases and new drugs especially as I rarely get to see the reps in practice, so these ‘what’s new’ sessions are invaluable and long may they continue.

Questions To Ask During An Animal Skin Examination

Do you want to know the best questions to ask when you’re dealing with a dermatological problem? Well, in this blog post Anthony Chadwick goes over the questions that he has always asked in a dermatology consult. If you get these right, then quite often you’re pretty close to a diagnosis before you even look at the animal properly!

Paper Waste

Paper is often seen as one of the Earth’s truly renewable resources, but is there more we can be doing in practice to act more sustainably? Sustainable Paper When using paper in practice, there are two significant things to keep in mind. Firstly, has your paper been Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified?

The Different Types of Vets

Are you thinking of becoming a veterinary surgeon? If so, then read on to learn about the different types of vets and which area you may be interested in working in once you qualify.