Hypocalcemia (Milk Fever)

Milk fever is the common name used to describe hypocalcemia in cattle. Only 1% of the total body calcium is in a form which is immediately available to the cow. Therefore, the cow is heavily reliant on the homeostatic mechanisms involved in regulating blood calcium levels.

Menopause Awareness and Mental Health in Veterinary Practice: A Candid Conversation

Today, as part of our Menopause Awareness Day celebrations, we are thrilled to host a thought-provoking discussion on the significant topic of menopause and its effects on mental health. Our special guest is Melissa Donald, a distinguished Glasgow Vet School graduate with over 25 years of experience in first opinion practice.

Why Menopause Awareness Matters

In a recent episode of the VetChat Podcast, Kathryn Bell, CEO of The Webinar Vet, explores the significance of menopause awareness and why every workplace should care. She is joined by Chris Wilson from VetsNow, who shares his insights into fostering a supportive work environment. In this blog post, we delve into the key takeaways from their conversation and how the veterinary profession can make a positive impact.

Mastering Neurology: A Comprehensive Refresher Course for Veterinarians

Are you ready to take your neurology skills to the next level? In the ever-evolving field of veterinary medicine, staying up to date with the latest advancements is crucial to providing the best care for your patients. That's where The Webinar Vet's "Neurology Refresher Course" comes in.

Understanding Menopause with Clare Louise Knox

Welcome to another episode of Vet Chat. Today, as part of our World Menopause Day celebrations, we are delighted to be joined by Clare Louise Knox, a business psychologist specializing in women's health at work. Clare's extensive experience and dedication in this field make her a valuable guest. In this episode, we dive deep into understanding menopause and its impact.

The Menopause Series: Breaking Taboos and Sharing Stories

Welcome to the Menopause Series: Breaking Taboos and Sharing Stories, a 5-part bitesize series brought to you by The Webinar Vet. Our goal is to support veterinary professionals during menopause, a pivotal yet often overlooked career phase. With the majority of the veterinary workforce being female, addressing menopausal challenges is essential.

Virtual Veterinary Congress 2024: A Global Exploration of Pet Healthcare

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey through the world of pet healthcare, deepening your knowledge and enhancing your skills? The Virtual Veterinary Congress 2024 is just around the corner, and it promises to be an extraordinary event for veterinary professionals worldwide. Organized by The Webinar Vet, this virtual congress will take place from February 5th to 9th, 2024, providing you with a unique opportunity to expand your horizons from the comfort of your own home or office.

How to feel Compassion Satisfaction

In 20 years of wearing my veterinary coat, I have seen the craziest situations. From a cat with an arrow through its epaxial muscles to a 200lb man crying more at the death of his dog than his mother. I have witnessed the evolution of the strength of the human-animal bond. I am no longer afraid to say that I feel compassion satisfaction in most of my euthanasia appointments. Euthanasia is recognized as a major contributor to compassion fatigue. But when we feel like we are making a difference, bringing all our knowledge and empathy to families and animals, satisfaction comes over us.