veterinary recruitment

Government extends deadline for neutering XL Bully dogs

In a backdrop of heightened regulations surrounding XL Bully dogs in the United Kingdom, the recent decision by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) to extend the deadline for neutering these canines carries significant implications for owners and animal welfare advocates alike. The announcement by the government to add American XL Bully […]

Children’s book to encourage new generation of vets

In a move to inspire Scottish youngsters to take on a career in veterinary care, a children’s book named ‘Shona the Vet’ is being shared around schools.    This is part of a wider campaign, which hopes to improve the number of aspiring vets.    More than 2,500 copies of the illustrated book, which follows […]

Hacks for the introverted vet

Being an introverted veterinarian comes with its own set of challenges, especially in a field that often requires frequent interaction with clients, networking at events, and integrating into new work environments. But fear not! In this blog, we share our top tips for thriving as an introverted veterinary professional.    On networking events   Do […]

Cat microchipping to be made mandatory

From June 2024, cat microchipping will be a legal requirement for owners in the UK.    There will be a fine of up to £500 for those who don’t get their cat(s) microchipped by the time they are 20 weeks of age.    Vets – remind your clients of this new legislation, as well as […]

Spay/Neuter Awareness Month: what do clients need to know?

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, a time dedicated to spreading awareness about the importance of spaying and neutering pets. As veterinarians, it’s crucial to educate pet owners about the benefits of this procedure and its positive impact on the health and well-being of animals. In this blog post, we’ll offer a refresher on the reasons […]

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 […]

3 Continuing Professional Development ideas for 2024

In this blog, we share a refresher into CPD and what you can do that counts towards it.    Understanding CPD in veterinary career advancement   Continuing Professional Development, commonly referred to as “CPD,” is an ongoing learning initiative designed to enhance your capabilities and competence throughout your veterinary profession.   The learning endeavours within […]

The veterinary profession: truths and myths

Let’s play a game of true or false! In this blog, we dispel common myths surrounding the veterinary profession, as well as share some home truths so that you can decide whether it’s the right career for you.  Veterinary professionals work regular hours  There won’t be any Dolly Parton nine-to-fiving around here, we’re afraid. Much […]

Conquering the January Blues

Back to life, back to reality, eh? But don’t worry we’ve got a few tips to help you push through the January Blues… Reflect on achievements Take a moment to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges you faced in the previous year. Celebrate your successes, both big and small. Acknowledging your achievements can boost your […]