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The ultimate locum toolkit

Just starting out as a locum vet? Here are a few tips on what to pack for your first day!   Food, food and more food   It may sound silly but you never know what your busy locum day might hold, so come armed with snacks! Even if you’re planning on getting a bite […]

Is being a locum vet for you?

Are you a veterinary professional seeking a role that allows for flexibility, improved work-life balance and opportunities for travel? A locum role might just be the perfect next step for you. Carry on reading to find out what it’s all about…   What is a locum vet?    A locum vet temporarily takes over the […]

Is gender inequality still present in the veterinary world?

Despite being a female dominated sector, recent studies suggest that gender discrimination is still present and negatively impacting career aspirations. In this blog, we look at examples of this inequality and discuss how we can work towards making positive change.  Example numero uno  A study led by the BVA aimed to answer the following two […]

Using LinkedIn as a veterinary professional: what are the benefits?

If used to its full potential, LinkedIn can be an unmatched resource for boosting your veterinary career. But what are the benefits? In this article, we discuss how veterinary professionals, whether brand new to the industry or still in training, can use the social platform to their advantage.     Networking  As a full-time veterinary professional, […]

How to write a cover letter for veterinary nursing

Finally finished veterinary school? Congratulations! But now it’s time to face reality and apply for jobs. As experts in the industry, we thought it was only fair to give you a head start. Carry on reading for cover letter advice for the newly qualified veterinary nurses reading!    Structure effectively    There’s no point spending […]

5 unforgettable veterinary campaigns from 2022

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to celebrate all the great animal welfare projects we have helped promote this year as a community. Here’s a recap of some of the most prominent veterinary campaigns from 2022 – and don’t worry, there’s still time to get involved!    #CutTheCrop campaign   The British […]

5 tips for your first veterinary nurse role

After years of hard work, the big day is finally here – you’re officially a qualified veterinary nurse! Amongst all the excitement it can be easy to feel overwhelmed during your first few weeks or even months. That’s why we’ve put together the following advice for you to refer back to (don’t say we don’t […]

How to ‘pet-proof’ your home this Christmas

Christmas is almost here – but before you transform your home into Santa’s grotto, it’s important to be weary of the potential threats the festive season can bring to pets in the house. In this blog, we cover how best to safeguard your pets this winter. Potential dangers and how to avoid them… New people […]

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 […]