Retired NHL Star Kevin Stevens Teams Up With Gorgeous Golden Retriever And An Experienced Medical Doctor To Help People Overcome Addiction

What will you get when you combine a hockey legend, a doctor, and a dog? Well, the makings of a new recovery program, of course. Through his non-profit, Kevin Stevens has been making a difference in the lives of people in recovery since 2018. But now that he’s combined the experience of an addiction doctor … Read more

Vets4Pets partners VetLed for civility training program for teams

Vets4Pets has launched what it claims could be a sector first by rolling out civility training to all its colleagues and partners. The chain, part of Pets at Home Group, has partnered with training provider VetLed for the course, which it has developed following results from its inaugural Project Listen report. More than 700 vets, … Read more

Husband and wife lead rival teams competing at inter-practice sports day

Welly wanging and a buster collar relay were among the athletic highlights when vets, nurses, support staff and their families went head to head for a hotly-contested inter-practice sports day. The event was held between Kilbarchan Veterinary Practice (KVP) and the nearby Pet Vets The Equine Vet Clinic in Renfrewshire, and with both teams striving … Read more

Vet Times Podcast, Ep 69: Phil Elkins on farm management teams

With herds getting larger, many farms have introduced professionalized farm teams. But what are they? Phil Elkins explains what they are, what they should be involved in and how they are evolving in this Vet Times podcast. Phil Elkins BVM & S, CertAVP (Cattle), MRCVS Phil graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2005 and … Read more

VN Happy Hour teams up with VetYou for virtual finances series

Veterinary-based community VetYou is running a series of free veterinary nurse-led events focusing on personal finances – in partnership with VN Happy Hour. The free two-part series, to be held on Tuesday 10 May and Tuesday 17 May at 7:30 pm, aims to break down barriers around financial conversations, and help vet nurses take action, … Read more

Farm management teams: their role and part vets can and should play

In the past 20 years, the average size of dairy herds in the UK has increased from 82 to 155. However, this only tells part of the story, as many smaller herds are still in existence. The number of herds with more than 250 cows has increased in the past 10 years from 1,204 to … Read more

Boost for two Royal Dick teams

Two teams at The University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies have been given a boost. Zohra Khan, a lecturer in veterinary neurology, has become a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Neurology (ECVN), while Amy Miele has started a residency at the behavioral clinic at Royal Dick’s hospital for small animals. … Read more