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Careless whisper

“I’d like you to have a look at her back end. There’s something… well there’s something not quite right.” The thin lady …

Oscar Wilde

Experience

“I’ll never forgive you for this. Never.” The man whispered the words in my ear through his tears as I picked up …

Drugs of the devil

Drugs of the devil

I’m not going to tell you how long ago I was at university, but I will say it was in a different …

defibrilation paddles

Doc Hollywood

We live in troubled times – economically, politically, and socially. This blog being mostly focused on veterinary matters, I’m going to turn my …

Alien encounter

Venusians, Martians and abscesses

Despite my continued annoyance at the non-appearance of hoverboards, the 21st century is truly a wonderful time to be alive. Contrary to the repeated …

The rabbit was going to die.

Selfish morality

Willow, my faithful (if neurotic) lurcher, is usually good company on our walks. We have some great conversations – I talk, she …

Nick Marsh

Doctor, doctor

I’ve had to face a difficult decision in the last few months. You see, it’s always been a disappointment to me that, …

"Vets don’t always have a notebook to hand in order to jot down every article read or nugget of information absorbed."

Are you documented?

Erstwhile RCVS president Jacqui Molyneux’s comments that practitioners use the 10 hours “undocumented private study” CPD allowance to make up their hours when …