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
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.
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 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!
Yes, you heard it right I said snakes. So, I have been browsing the web and posting on my social media pages and it occurred to me just how many people handle snakes in the same way whether they are veterinary professionals or not and it gives me the shivers.
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.
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.
If you want to take the plunge and volunteer abroad for the first time, that is fantastic and I encourage you to! But be warned, once you start, you will most likely catch the travel/volunteer bug!
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.
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 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?
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.