Nicola Bates BSc(Brunel), BSc(Open), MSc, MA, SRCS and Nicola Robinson BSc, MA, VetMB, MRCVS offer practical advice for first opinion practitioners – including history taking, decontamination and referring cases.47 mins
Rosanne Jepson BVSc, MVetMed, PhD, DipACVIM, PGCertVedEd, FHEA, MRCVS discusses what barriers can prevent this from being performed in practice and how to overcome them, while providing case examples.42 mins
Francesco Cian, DVM, DipECVCP, FRCPath, MRCVS, discusses the case of Nala, a nine-month-old Dobermann referred for a small lesion on her nose in the first of his Diagnostic Dilemmas series.
Kate Loomes BVSc(hons), MSc, CertAVP(EP), CertAVP(VA), CertAVP(EM), DipECVAA, MRCVS in the first of a two-part article, looks at the intraoperative issues that can arise while horses are under anaesthesia.
Helen Browning BVM&S, MSc, MSc, PhD, MRCVS, reviews proceedings from the Vet Trust Conference 2019 companion animal lecture stream, which she attended at the University of Stirling.
Robert E Matus DVM, MS, DipACVIM (Oncology and SAIM), MRCVS, discusses presentation, diagnosis and treatment of this lymph node disease.
Dave Beeston, BVetMed(Hons), MRCVS, reflects on his first foray into teaching, presenting a session as a member of the RVC staff.
Jenny Stavisky BVM&S, PhD, PGCHE, FHEA, MRCVS, Jade Statt BVMS(Hons), DVM GP, CertSAM, MRCVS, and Ruth Serlin BVetMed, CertVA, PGCAP, FHEA, MRCVS, bring ogether their knowledge around provision of accessible veterinary care for homeless people and their pets, outlining the challenges and rewards in this growing area of practice. They explore the practical, logistical and regulatory issues affecting this type of enterprise, plus describe how volunteering presents opportunities for veterinary professionals and students, and offers the public a fresh view of the professions.
Luca Ferasin outlines the aetiology, clinical signs, diagnosis and natural history of this issue, as well as management options.
John Beel, BVSc, CertVOphthal, MRCVS, Elizabeth Kwint, BVetMed, GPCert Bus Admin, MRCVS, and Jerry Dunne MVB, PgCertSAS, GPCertSAS, MRCVS recount the case of a male crossbreed dog that presented with a growing mass situated under its right eye.
Fleur Whitlock BVetMed (Hons), MRCVS and Richard Newton BVSc, MSc, PhD, DLSHTM, DipECVPH, FRCVS discuss how clinicians can optimise their use of licensed medications.
Marge Chandler DVM, MS, MACVSc, DipACVN, DipACVIM, DipECVIM-CA, MRCVS discusses the benefits provided by these products in certain disorders, as well as their regulation and use in practice.
Pete Wedderburn BVM&S, CertVR, MRCVS gives an overview of the Prague Companion Animal Nutrition Symposium, which took place on 21 and 22 October 2019, and carried an overall theme of “the science of cats”.
Reproductive and respiratory diseases from autumn 2019 are the focus of Axiom Veterinary Laboratories’ latest update.
Elizabeth Villiers BVSc, DipECVCP, FRCPath, CertSAM, CertVR, MRCVS and Jade Pallett BSc discuss the steps taken when carrying out susceptibility testing to determine appropriate antibiotic therapy in pets.49 mins
Michelle Clark BVSc, CertAVP(SAM), MRCVS and Helen Baxter BVMS, CertAVP, MRCVS discuss this procedure and share a case study involving a dog kicked by a horse.
Nicola Gladden discusses the importance of good postpartum care, including the use of analgesia and provision of colostrum.
Key CPD events often come highly recommended – particularly if they feature top-notch lectures in fabulous European cities. Andrew Peffers, BVetMed, CertAVP(Ed), BAEDT, MRCVS, provides an overview of the equine dental programme at this year's congress in the Netherlands.
Third-year University of Liverpool veterinary student BECKY MILNER explains the concept and benefits of the Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network, as well as her role in helping promote it to veterinary practices across the country.