Feline fine – the benefits of cat only vets

It may seem a little odd to narrow down your potential market by having a species specific vet practice but in the case of cat only vets there are a number of very good reasons to specify which species you see.

Read more here

Hay or straw – do you know the difference?

This might sound like an odd question to ask but for many pets good quality hay and straw are important aspects of their care.  Would you know the difference and what they are needed for? Find out more here

What is a ‘stray’ cat?

Over the holiday seasons out routine change, which is great for us but can have a negative impact on our cats. If you see a new cat visiting your garden is it ‘stray’ or just trying out new spaces as the usual inhabitant of these gardens is on ‘holiday’ in a cattery?

Will feeding that ‘stray’ cat be helpful to it or a hinderance? Read more here

Please don’t let Brexit be Vet – exit

As parliament returns this blog that I wrote earlier this year still stands – we have an amazing international community that make veterinary a global community and provide so much great care for our animals.

Read my experiences and thoughts on Brexit here

Welcome back – how to make the best of returning to work after a break

Whatever the reason was for having a break from work it can take some time to fit back in. You’ve changed, the teams worked without you for a while and I’m sure that clients, medication protocols and more have also changed.

What can you, and the team do to ensure returning to work is as smooth as possible? Read more here

One last trip…

I have waited to post this blog on here for a while as now it seems real that we are a One Pet family, for the first time in a long time.

Tillie soldiered on to the end ignoring that she had no kidney function left at all and even ate some cat treats when at the vets, but it was to be her final trip to the vets as we didn’t want to wait until she started to show any signs of pain or distress. read more about our journey together here

Refreshing your skills – what vet nurses need to know

If you have spent time away from using your clinical skills or work in a very specialised filed you might think it would be a good idea to head back to first opinion practice to brush up on your every day vet nursing skills.

There are many ways to do this in formal and informal ways so check out my blog – read more here

Working with chronic pain in the vet industry – my experience

Working in the veterinary industry usually means you need to be pretty fit and physically able. Yet there are many of us out there that live with health conditions that mean we need to practice a lot of good self care.

I shared what I do and have done during my journey living with chronic pain. Read the full blog here