April 2019

David Beeston reflects on some challenging cases, which have reminded him of how much he still has to learn.

33 mins

March 2019

Vet student Eleanor Goad highlights the importance of raising public awareness of the health issues brachycephalic breeds face.

7 mins

Instead of fielding answers in response to ”why did you want to be a vet?”, Ami Sawran explains why working on a farm is her true calling.

15 mins

Courtney Whitehouse provides a rundown of the best (and worst) parts of this valuable experience of a vet student’s learning.

12 mins

Stress is inevitable, says Eleanor Goad, but it's how you cope with it that makes you develop in your personal and professional life.

8 mins

February 2019

Becky Milner shares her experience of coming to terms with her sexuality and the support she received along the way.

14 mins

Certain dog breeds still get a bad rap, says student Eleanor Goad, arguing that if more breeders were responsible, these negative stereotypes would be put to rest.

9 mins

New scheme based in Glasgow will be open to any independent practices.

4 mins

Student Charlie Jackson muses on how vets can change attitudes of the industry and the public towards farm animals – to help improve their treatment and care.

11 mins

Eleanor Goad on why potential dog and cat owners shouldn't focus all their attention on pedigree breeds as a way of stopping more animals at shelters from being euthanised.

8 mins

January 2019

At what point do you stop being a student and start to feel like a bona fide vet? Your final year of uni? Your first day in practice? During clinical EMS? The earlier the better, claims Ben Haythornthwaite.

6 mins

Eleanor Goad on why it's enriching for everyone to branch out and diversify in life and research.

9 mins

A nursing apprentice swapped Yorkshire for South Africa to go and work with a charity that helps animals endangered by poachers.

4 mins

Struggling to converse while on the telephone? Give this advice a try and see if it improves your confidence and efficiency.

9 mins

Andrè Brenn, a Czech veterinary student studying at the University of Liverpool, looks at the learning and funding opportunities the veterinary profession could lose out on should the UK crash out of the EU with no deal.

Don't get trapped in the vet bubble, warns student Eleanor Goad, seek friends outside of your world to help keep yourself sane.

8 mins

December 2018

Eleanor Goad talks about finishing university for Christmas and... getting down for some serious revision in time for the next batch of exams.

10 mins

Eleanor Goad recalls her decision to be a vet dictating her choice of A-levels and how the possibilities for vet students are almost infinite due to the variety of jobs available.

11 mins

November 2018

Eleanor Goad steps into the debate on Iceland’s banned Christmas advert about the use of palm oil in commercial products, saying, while the situation isn't entirely black and white, it is a step in the right direction.

12 mins

Jordan Sinclair argues that dictating when vets, especially new grads, can take holidays is part of the profession's widespread recruitment and retention problem – and how important having time out is on your well-being.

18 mins