Two free webinars to help vet nurses take ownership of self-care and wellbeing – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Practice management software company, ezyVet, is hosting two free webinars which highlight the challenges of clinical life and explore how to take ownership of self-care and wellbeing with healthy habits. The first event, being held tomorrow (19th May) at 11:00 pm, will be presented live from Calgary by small animal ECC specialist, Dr. Marie Holowaychuk. … Read more

What is the Vet Protect-Me scheme?

Antibiotic stewardship and the responsible use of antibiotics has never been more important! Antibiotics are prescribed globally in both the human and Veterinary field to target infections. The Vet ‘Protect-Me’ scheme helps to support working Veterinarians in the responsible use of antibiotics and helps to minimize resistance. This article will cover what the Protect-Me scheme is, how it applies to general practice and it will hopefully broaden your awareness of the importance of controlling antibiotic usage in your pet.

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New BSAVA laparoscopic spaying fact sheet to give clients – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The BSAVA has published a new factsheet about laparoscopic spaying for pet owners. BSAVA’s client information leaflets are designed to be used as part of the veterinary consultation and provide information to help owners understand what is involved in a procedure or examination, including the reasons for it, the preparation required, any associated risks and … Read more

Vet housing Ukrainian family slams quarantine setbacks

A vet left stranded in France for three days with a Ukrainian refugee family and their dog has called on APHA to make urgent changes to its system for importing pets from the war-torn country. Following Russia brutal invasion of Ukraine in February, thousands of British families have signed up to the Homes for Ukraine … Read more

Conference to cover evolution and significance of vet expertise

A conference across three days will bring together vets, social scientists and others to discuss veterinary expertise and how it has evolved. The conference, “Constructing and contesting veterinary expertise: professionals, publics and prospects”, is taking place across three half days from 5-7 July. It is hosted by The British Academy and funded by the Wellcome … Read more

New treatment for corneal ulcers in cats and dogs – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

TVM has launched Stromease a ready-to-use, anti-collagenase eye drop, indicated for the supportive treatment of corneal ulcers in dogs and cats. Corneal ulceration is a condition that affects up to 0.8% of dogs in the UK. It can have a number of causes such as trauma, foreign bodies or underlying ocular pathology such as tear … Read more

New film champions the work of vets and nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Vets4Pets has produced a new film to champion the work of all vets, nurses and support teams. The company says it thinks the film is an industry first because it depicts veterinary professionals in a way that they have never seen themselves before: cinematically showing the highs and lows of a typical day in veterinary … Read more

Vetlife publishes new support for lonely vet nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Vetlife has published a new information leaflet to help veterinary professionals suffering from loneliness. The charity highlights that loneliness affects the mental wellbeing of many in the profession, from locums being away from friends and family, students away from loved ones, those who feel isolated at their practice, and veterinary professionals worried about the lonely … Read more

What is the difference between a Specialist and an Advanced Practitioner vet?

Home » All Posts » New vet » What is the difference between a Specialist and an Advanced Practitioner vet?

To become a Veterinary Surgeon, you must complete 5 years of an intensive academic course. Many people adore their years in university and the profession is continuing to promote veterinary medicine to a diverse range of students. However, it may surprise you to learn that after years of education, many Veterinary Surgeons go on to do many more years of further study.

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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