Industry Advice

Why you should be regularly completing your vet CPD

In order to deliver the best level of patient care to our furry friends, it is necessary for veterinary staff to keep their skills and industry knowledge up to scratch. In this blog, we look at the importance of continuing professional development (CPD) and offer up some ideas on how to get in those hours!  […]

Managing abuse online

Last year, 57% of vets in clinical practice were intimidated by clients and 48% were abused online. British Veterinary Association (BVA) and VetsDigital have come together to create a guide on how to manage unfair and abusive reviews online and how to resolve conflicts with clients. You can download the full version here.  This is […]

Locum vets: should I work with an umbrella?

Are you a locum vet wondering whether working under an umbrella company is the right decision for you? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Carry on reading to learn more about the realities of the umbrella world, including the pros and cons so you can make an informed decision.  What is an umbrella company?  […]

3 tips for looking out for your colleagues over the Christmas period

Working over the Christmas period is tough; working as a vet over the Christmas period is even tougher. Not only do you have to deal with being away from your family, but also the day-to-day stressors that come with working in a veterinary practice.  As a result, the festive season can cause a lot of […]

5 myths about studying veterinary medicine

So, you’re thinking of studying veterinary medicine but don’t know whether you meet the entry requirements? In this quick-read blog, we debunk 5 common myths about getting into veterinary school.   1.You must be educated to degree level  Applying to a degree programme is not the only option, there are gateway and foundation programmes which […]

Cost of living crisis sees sharp increase in animals needing shelter

When you adopt a pet, you welcome another member to your family and show them the same unconditional love and care.  Between 2020-2021, it is estimated that 3.2 million pets were taken in to keep UK families company during the series of Covid-19 related lockdowns.  However, as we transition from one crisis to another, it […]

Why the cost of living crisis is putting animals at risk

Animals across the UK are being put at risk by the cost of living crisis as veterinary practices and pet owners face rising energy bills.    Not only is it becoming increasingly expensive to run a functioning veterinary practice, but also to stock the necessary equipment and medicines.    Ongoing staffing shortages are adding to […]

Vet CPD: 3 courses to check out this month

Refreshing your knowledge of the veterinary sector and brushing up on your skills is paramount to ensuring that you are fully engaged in your role, and poised to provide the best service to your patients! And you never know – you might acquire some new skills along the way. Carry on reading for a taster […]