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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 … gjenero

The wrong end of the telephone

A couple of weeks ago, I received the phone call I’ve been dreading since moving away to university. My horse had had …


The camelid conundrum

Despite expecting a purely equine placement, I’ve had a bit of a crash course in camelids over the past two weeks. As …


MOOC popularity

Following a previous blog in which I mentioned MOOCs (massive open online courses), I took the plunge and signed up for a …

Standardbred trotter

IVSA SpringBreak in Naples

A friend who had attended an International Veterinary Students’ Association trip told me I should definitely attend any of its future events …


CPD in the sun?

I’m revisiting the eternal question of how to achieve 45 hours of CPD over the course of three years. One of my …


Glasgow Vet School Rodeo

The Glasgow Vet School Rodeo is an annual charity event organised by vet students. It is traditional for second year students to …

VBD sales executive Tanya prepares for her Nightrider challenge in aid of the Sue Ryder hospice at Thorpe Hall.

Who you support

Following a recent quick poll, we were pleased to discover quite a large number of vetsonline users were actively raising funds for …


Role play… at vet school?

A role play class with professional actors brought in to help out would be commonplace on a course such as drama, and …


One year as a vet student

Having received my results for the professional exams, I can finally say that I’ve finished my first year at vet school! Being …