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What makes a good vet?

As a student on placement, I’m often in awe of the vets I’m working with. The ability to take a history, examine …

Vet nurse monitoring anaesthesia.

The cases that stay with you

We are deep into a busy term of teaching and have veterinary care assistant students in centre, as well as nursing diploma and …

Argentinan Tango dance duo German Cornejo and Gisela Galeassi.

It takes two to tango

Before the full force of third year hit, the first week back at vet school started with everyone catching up on tales …

Are you drowning in paperwork?

Twenty years too late?

I recently paused to think about what I was doing (which is always fatal) and realised I was drowning in paper. I …

piggy-crop

I blame the NHS

A couple of articles have been brought to my attention this week regarding the public perception of vets versus the reality. When …

pet-sematary-cover

How far is too far?

In my interview for Glasgow vet school, I was asked the question “how far is too far?”, and recent episodes of The …

Sterilising a dog

It takes balls to neuter

As graduates, one of the most routine surgeries that we will be expected to be competent at is neutering. As students, when …