How do vets develop their skills?

How do vets develop their skills?

This isn’t a question often asked of us but is a frequent thought for most vets. Call it selection (of a ‘type’ of person allowed onto the veterinary course) or conditioning through university or from our peers but we all feel an internal need to continue to learn and...
Seasons changing

Seasons changing

Whoever mentions Christmas in Summer should be muted!! It’s not socially acceptable to discuss Christmas in Summer and, most years, I agree with this entirely. Live for now, seize the day and enjoy summer.  However, with Covid-19 dominating most of our 2020 and...
Pandemic care tips

Pandemic care tips

Caring for your dog during the coronavirus pandemic: To protect the most vulnerable in our community it’s vital that we all work together to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Reducing social contact goes against our nature, but for dog owners, self-isolation creates...
May is Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month

May is Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month

The month of May marks Veterinary nursing awareness month, a chance to celebrate the role of the ‘Registered Veterinary Nurse’ (RVN). What does a vet nurse do, you may wonder? Do they cuddle puppies and kittens all day (we wish!)? What does their role entail? RVN’s...