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Vet Times Podcast
45 minutes | Aug 5, 2022
Vet Times Extra: Gudrun Ravetz and Dan Makin on well-being and workplace culture
In this Vet Times Extra podcast, Paul Imrie speaks to Gudrun Ravetz, head of workplace engagement, and Dan Makin, joint venture partner at Vets4Pets Poole Holes Bay, to discuss the importance of workplace culture in veterinary practices. ___________________ 𝗚𝗨𝗗𝗥𝗨𝗡 𝗥𝗔𝗩𝗘𝗧𝗭 𝗕𝗩𝗦𝗰 𝗠𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Gudrun has recently been appointed in the newly created role of head of workplace engagement with Vets4Pets to help support colleagues and partners in the group’s practices. She has more than 20 years’ experience and has worked as a clinician in private practice and for charities, and is a former president of both the BVA and SPVS. In addition to her clinical experience, she has worked in several veterinary-related roles in industry, management and as a consultant, as well as chairing the BVA’s Good Veterinary Workplaces working group. She will work closely with colleagues and partners across Vets4Pets and Companion Care practices to support the implementation of the BVA’s Good Veterinary Workplaces code as it continues to be adopted across the estate. The appointment follows Vets4Pets’ inaugural Project Listen report, which revealed an industry-wide need for increased support and recognition, and is part of an ongoing commitment to workplace engagement. Both the report and initiatives being implemented are discussed in this podcast. ___________________ 𝗗𝗔𝗡𝗜𝗘𝗟 𝗠𝗔𝗞𝗜𝗡 𝗕𝗩𝗠𝗦 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗔𝗩𝗣(𝗦𝗔𝗠) 𝗠𝗥𝗦𝗕 𝗠𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Originally a northern boy, Dan moved to Poole in 2009 having qualified from the University of Glasgow in 2003, and since then has spent time working in mixed, equine, and small animal practice. He lived in New Zealand for two years working in a large equine hospital before returning to the UK to take up full-time work as a small animal vet. In 2019, he completed the RCVS Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in Small Animal Medicine. He has a real interest in medical conditions affecting cats and dogs with a special interest in hormonal disease and gastrointestinal conditions. Dan has a keen interest in the veterinary profession and is passionate about creating a good workplace for my team to work in and helping the profession as a whole improve on this through my membership of several diversity and inclusion working groups. In 2019 Dan was accredited by the RCVS as an Advanced Practitioner in Small Animal Medicine. Dan is also president of the British Veterinary Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender group: https://www.vets4petscareers.com/blogs/helping-our-profession-embrace-inclusion-and-diversity/ ___________________ 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗗 This podcast is sponsored by Vets4Pets, one of the largest veterinary groups in the UK. Vets4Pets, which is part of the Pets at Home Group, operates a national network of practices that are run by partners who enjoy clinical freedom and have the independence to run their own practice. Each practice offers a comprehensive range of treatments for small animals. From vaccinations, neutering and general health care advice to specialised services such as intensive care medicine and surgical procedures.
13 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
Ep 72: Geriatric cat challenges and how owners can help, with Sarah Caney
Geriatric cats can have a range of health and welfare issues as they age, but vets and owners can both play rewarding roles in positively impacting their quality of life. Here, with advice on handling some of the challenges and how to empower owners as important members of the vet team, feline medicine specialist Sarah Caney joins us for this Vet Times Podcast. _______________________ 𝗦𝗔𝗥𝗔𝗛 𝗖𝗔𝗡𝗘𝗬 𝗕𝗩𝗦𝗰 𝗗𝗦𝗔𝗠(𝗙𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲) 𝗣𝗵𝗗 𝗠𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Sarah graduated from the University of Bristol in 1993, and as a feline-only vet since 1994. She is internationally recognised as one of only a few veterinary specialists in feline medicine working in the UK, enjoys seeing a mixture of first opinion and referral feline patients. She has written a number of books for cat owners and veterinary professionals, including Caring For a Cat With Hyperthyroidism, published by her company Cat Professional, a subdivision of Vet Professionals (www.vetprofessionals.com). She is chief executive and founder of Vet Professionals. _______________________ 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝗽𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗼𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗭𝗼𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘀, 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗦𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗮. Solensia is the first and only monoclonal antibody for the alleviation of pain associated with osteoarthritis in cats. Solensia is delivered as a convenient monthly injection, with a proven safety profile, and provides cats with osteoarthritis increased mobility and decreased pain*. For more information on Solensia, speak to your Zoetis Account Manager to learn more, or visit www.solensia.co.uk 𝖱𝖾𝖿𝖾𝗋𝖾𝗇𝖼𝖾 * Solensia SPC
64 minutes | Jul 15, 2022
Big 6: COVID – where do we go from here?
For the final instalment of our Big 6 series, sponsored by Purina, we revisited the topics from our previous five articles and asked our panel the question: “Where do we go from here?” We asked former RCVS president and IVC chief medical officer Amanda Boag, veterinary business consultant Alan Robinson, practice owner Lorna Clark, Purina’s scientific affairs manager Libby Sheridan and innovation expert Greg Dickens to help us find the answer. The topics discussed in our final live forum covered the previous parts of this series: • transformational technology • client care • engaging employees • finance and regulation • operational opportunities
17 minutes | Jul 1, 2022
Vet Times Extra: Jenny Helm on Angiostrongylus vasorum and owner education
In this episode, we speak to Jenny Helm on the subject of asymptomatic cases of lungworm in dogs, as well as findings from a study around the length of time Angiostrongylus vasorum can survive in the environment. ______________________ 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗗 This podcast has been brought to you by Advocate from Elanco. Advocate provides 100% lungworm prevention(1) against Angiostrongylus vasorum in dogs, as well as trusted protection against 22 parasites*. Since its launch in the UK more than 15 years ago, Advocate has enabled vets to protect thousands of dogs from the devastating effects of lungworm – and will proudly continue this partnership into the future. Advocate will also continue to educate dog owners around the importance of lungworm prevention and help vets to increase understanding and compliance among their clients through lungworm awareness activities and tools for their practice such as the Lungworm Map [https://www.myelanco.co.uk/brand/lungworm#section2]. To find out more about Advocate, and to access the Lungworm Map and other resources, search MyElanco Advocate [https://www.myelanco.co.uk/]. ______________________ 𝗝𝗘𝗡𝗡𝗬 𝗛𝗘𝗟𝗠 𝗕𝗩𝗠𝗦 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗦𝗔𝗠 𝗗𝗶𝗽-𝗘𝗖𝗩𝗜𝗠 𝗖𝗔 𝗙𝗛𝗘𝗔 𝗠𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Jenny graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow in 2005, and following this she undertook a small animal rotating internship at the RVC in London. She then spent a short spell in small animal practice before returning to Glasgow to undertake a residency in oncology and Internal medicine at the University of Glasgow. Jenny obtained her RCVS certificate in small animal medicine in 2008 and passed her European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM) certifying examination and became a diplomate of the ECVIM in September 2012. Jenny is interested in all aspect of oncology, especially promoting good quality of life and haematology, and has several academic publications in both fields as well as an active research interest in canine lungworm. ______________________ 𝗥𝗲𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲𝘀 1. Schnyder M et al (2009). Larvicidal effect of imidacloprid/moxidectin spot-on solution in dogs experimentally inoculated with Angiostrongylus vasorum, Vet Parasitol 166(3-4): 326-332. * 22 parasites on the licence across dog and cat species.
14 minutes | Jun 27, 2022
Ep 71: Raising awareness of rabbits’ environmental needs, with Suzanne Moyes
Now in its 16th year, Rabbit Awareness Week 2022 is taking place from 27 June to 1 July. The event is backed by the Rabbit Awareness Action Group (RAAG), which comprises of some of the UK’s largest animal welfare organisations and charities, and is led by Burgess Pet Care. This year’s theme is “Room for rabbits”, and aims to educate owners on how to provide rabbits with a suitable environment. So, in this episode, vet and Burgess Pet Care operations director Suzanne Moyes discusses the statistics behind this year’s theme, as well as how veterinary practices can support the campaign and engage with owners. This podcast is also available as a webinar in the rabbits collection on Vet Times CPD+ alongside a second webinar with Woodgreen Pets Charity – a member of the RAAG – which considers the roles of companionship, handling and diet in ensuring rabbits are kept in suitable environments. Visit https://cpd.vettimes.co.uk/cpd-plus/exotics/cpd-rabbits
23 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
Vet Times Extra: Thomas Webb on pet obesity and behavioural science
This podcast explores the role of behavioural science in understanding and addressing pet obesity. Thomas Webb, a professor in psychology at the University of Sheffield, will explain how research insights into owner beliefs and behaviours can help to support owners in the difficult journey of pet weight management. Prof Webb studies self-regulation, looking into how people control their thoughts, feelings and behaviour in order to achieve their goals. Applying his research to the field of pet obesity helps us understand the many difficulties owners can face around goal-setting and translating their good intentions into action. In this podcast, Prof Webb will discuss how veterinary professionals can tailor their support to the particular challenges that each owner identifies, ultimately helping them to change their behaviour in ways that benefit their pet. ___________________________ 𝗧𝗛𝗢𝗠𝗔𝗦 𝗪𝗘𝗕𝗕 𝗕𝗔 𝗠𝗦𝗰 𝗣𝗵𝗗 Prof Webb has published more than 100 papers on topics such as motivation, planning, self-monitoring, and emotions. Since 2015 he has been applying these insights as part of collaborative prevention programs designed to prevent and address obesity among companion animals. For more information on the science of obesity, visit https://www.purinainstitute.com/centresquare/therapeutic-nutrition/obesity-in-dogs-and-cats#conversation-starter
63 minutes | Jun 17, 2022
Big 6: Operational opportunities
For this penultimate forum in our Big 6 series, Vet Times invited business consultant Alan Robinson, innovation consultant Greg Dickens, co-founder of WellVet and the Vet Mums group Liz Barton, and practice owners Lorna Clark and Jenny Millington to discuss how practices should approach the many operational challenges and opportunities in a post-pandemic world. While many areas and topics were debated during the course of our latest live forum, the discussion has been grouped under three main headings: powering people, structured services, and system solutions.
13 minutes | Jun 6, 2022
Ep 70: Matt Gurney on the use of anti-nerve growth factor drugs in OA management
Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a key player in osteoarthritis (OA) pain transmission and, as a result, anti-NGF drugs (monoclonal antibodies bedinvetmab for dogs and frunevetmab for cats) represent a novel therapeutic target for OA. In this episode, Congress Times editor Tom Jackson speaks to Matt Gurney of Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists about his early experiences of using this treatment, and how the role of NGF – and the drugs that work against it – is an untapped pathway in OA management. _____________________ 𝗠𝗔𝗧𝗧𝗛𝗘𝗪 𝗚𝗨𝗥𝗡𝗘𝗬 𝗕𝗩𝗦𝗰 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗩𝗔 𝗣𝗴𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗩𝗕𝗠 𝗗𝗶𝗽𝗘𝗖𝗩𝗔𝗔 𝗙𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Matt graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2003 and spent several years enjoying mixed practice before returning to Liverpool to undertake a residency in anaesthesia and analgesia. From 2009 to 2018 he developed and led the anaesthesia service at Northwest Veterinary Specialists, a multidisciplinary specialist hospital in Cheshire. Matt is a European Veterinary Specialist and an RCVS Recognised Specialist and is currently President of the European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. In October 2018 Matt returned to his roots in the south and joined Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists. His main interests lie in acute and chronic pain management. (Source: www.andersonmoores.com)
24 minutes | May 27, 2022
Vet Times Extra: Charlotte Dawson on anti-collagenase therapy for corneal ulcers
In this Vet Times Extra podcast, we are talking about eyes, with veterinary ophthalmology specialist Charlotte Dawson. We will be chatting to Charlotte specifically about the use of anti-collagenase therapy in the management of corneal ulcers in dogs and cats. ___________________ 𝗖𝗛𝗔𝗥𝗟𝗢𝗧𝗧𝗘 𝗗𝗔𝗪𝗦𝗢𝗡 𝗕𝗩𝗲𝘁𝗠𝗲𝗱 𝗠𝗩𝗲𝘁𝗠𝗲𝗱 𝗗𝗶𝗽𝗘𝗖𝗩𝗢 𝗠𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Charlotte graduated from the RVC in 2009, and after a year in general small animal practice she went on to complete two rotating internships. The first was at a private referral practice and the second was at the RVC. Having also undertaken specialist training in the RVC's ophthalmology service, she is now senior lecturer in veterinary ophthalmology and head of the service. Since finishing her studies in ophthalmology, she has also completed a postgraduate teaching qualification and enjoys all aspects of university life, including clinics, teaching and research. ___________________ 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗗 This podcast is sponsored by Stromease, from TVM TVM is an animal health company dedicated to the health and well-being of pets, and to the support of vets and pet owners. TVM’s Corneal Focus Range includes seven products, alongside free resources for use in practice, to assist veterinary staff with the diagnosis and management of various ocular conditions. Find out more at www.tvm-uk.com/cornealfocusrange Follow TVM: @TVMUK
26 minutes | May 24, 2022
Vet Times Extra: Consumer insights and digital demographics with Dave Leicester from Vets Now
In the second of a new three part series, Vets Now head of telehealth Dave Leicester shares exclusive consumer insights from the Video Vets Now service. Dave also discusses how the changing demographics of pet ownership are likely to have a profound effect on the future of telehealth across the veterinary sector.
67 minutes | May 20, 2022
Big 6: Finance and regulation
For the fourth article in the Big 6 series, we invited chief executive of XLVets Andrew Curwen, founder and director of the Animor vet group Patrick Magrath, SPVS board member and consultant Peter Orpin, and practice owners Lorna Clark and Cees Bennett to debate some of the key dynamics around finance and regulation. While many areas and topics were debated during the course of our latest live forum – which is also available in full as a podcast – the discussion has been grouped under six main headings: • sustainable growth • mending the model • cost of living crisis • the corporate landscape • regulation or delegation? • the vet-led team
9 minutes | May 13, 2022
Ep 69: Phil Elkins on farm management teams
With herds getting larger, many farms have introduced professionalised farm teams. But what are they? Phil Elkins explains what they are, what they should be involved in and how they are evolving in this Vet Times podcast. ________________ 𝗣𝗛𝗜𝗟𝗜𝗣 𝗘𝗟𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗦 𝗕𝗩𝗠&𝗦 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗔𝗩𝗣(𝗖𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗹𝗲) 𝗠𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Phil graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2005 and spent 14 years in clinical practice, including gaining the CAVP (Cattle) in 2015. He is now an independent dairy and industry consultant. Phil's main interests are in optimising health, welfare and production efficiency through a holistic approach to farm systems. He has written an article “Farm management teams: their role and part vets can and should play” in Vet Times Livestock Volume 8, Issue 1 (included with Vet Times 52.08), which can be viewed at www.vettimes.co.uk/article/farm-management-teams-their-role-and-part-vets-can-and-should-play/
40 minutes | May 6, 2022
VN Times Podcast, Ep 29: Happy Hour 13 – finding your nursing niche
The VN Times VN Happy Hour broadcast on 28 April 2002, entitled “Finding your nursing niche”, looked at how developing a nursing specialism can enhance your clinical career. Guests this month included Emma Gerrard, a specialist staff theatre nurse at a not-for-profit community interest practice and the first VN to hold an officer position for the BSAVA when she was elected regional chairperson and council representative for the Cymru/Wales region. April’s VN Happy Hour also saw the return of Jack Pye, who discussed his nursing niche in the world of diagnostic imaging, as well as his latest career development as a much sought-after provider of in-house and online ultrasonography CPD. Abi Edis rounded up April’s exciting panel. She qualified as a nurse in 2010 and, after three years, pursued her career with exotic medicine. Abi has worked as an exotic species veterinary nurse at the RVC’s Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital for more than eight years, has lectured at both national and international conferences, and enjoys clinical research in practice.
6 minutes | Apr 29, 2022
Ep 68: Companion animal pain management, with Nuria Quesada Vicent
Companion animal pain physiology, and its classification, is complex and dynamic. In this Vet Times Podcast, Nuria Quesada Vicent discusses definitions, treatment options and important considerations for vets. _________________ 𝗡𝗨𝗥𝗜𝗔 𝗤𝗨𝗘𝗦𝗔𝗗𝗔 𝗩𝗜𝗖𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗠𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Nuria graduated from the Complutense University of Madrid in 2012. After working for five years in two referral hospitals in Spain, Nuria undertook a small animal anaesthesia internship at Pride Veterinary Centre in Derby. She then did a locum role for six months at the University of Glasgow, and in 2019, started the three-year training programme in anaesthesia and analgesia at the RVC. She has written an article in Vet Times (Volume 52, Issue 14, Pages 6-12), “Pain relief in companion animals – an update on all of the options”, which covers the topics covered in this podcast more comprehensively. It is available at https://www.vettimes.co.uk/article/pain-relief-in-companion-animals-an-update-on-all-of-the-options/
78 minutes | Apr 22, 2022
Big 6: Engaging employees
For the third article in the Big 6 series, we invited a panel of industry experts to debate some of the key dynamics around employee engagement. This episode features former RCVS president and IVC chief medical officer Amanda Boag, Vets4Pets people director Gordon Dunn, VMG senior vice president Rich Casey, business consultant Alan Robinson, SPVS board member and consultant Peter Orpin, co-founder of WellVet and the Vet Mums group Liz Barton, and practice owners Lorna Clark and Cees Bennett. While many areas and topics were debated during the course of our latest live forum, the discussion has been grouped under five main headings: • pay and conditions • leading culture change • flexible thinking • female leadership • the next generation Read the article at www.vettimes.co.uk/article/big-6-2022-engaging-employees/ ___________________ This episode comes to you in association with Vets4Pets, whose inaugural “Project Listen” report was published in February 2022 with the aim of challenging the status quo and striving for a better working environment for all veterinary teams. For further details, visit www.vets4petscareers.com/project-listen/
33 minutes | Apr 15, 2022
Ep 67: Choosing a better life for animals, with Sean Wensley
In this episode, we are joined once again by Sean Wensley ahead of the release of his debut book. Titled Through a Vet’s Eyes: How We Can All Choose a Better Life for Animals, the book explores our relationship with animals; how we treat them, how we get it wrong and what we can do to fix it. Ahead of its release on 28 April, we have invited Sean back to the Vet Times Podcast to give us a synopsis of the book and discuss the impact he hopes it will have on our animal welfare footprint. ________________________________ 𝗦𝗘𝗔𝗡 𝗪𝗘𝗡𝗦𝗟𝗘𝗬 𝗕𝗩𝗦𝗰 𝗠𝗦𝗰 𝗙𝗥𝗖𝗩𝗦 Sean is senior veterinary surgeon (communication and education) at PDSA. He chairs the Animal Welfare Working Group of the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE), was president of the BVA from 2015-16 and is a Fellow of the RCVS. He is also an honorary lecturer in animal welfare at the University of Nottingham, a member of the Companion Animal Welfare Council, and a committee member of the Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Veterinary Association. Sean has assisted with animal welfare and conservation projects in East Africa, China, India, continental and Eastern Europe, and the Caribbean. He holds a master’s degree in applied animal behaviour and animal welfare. In, 2017 Sean received the inaugural World Veterinary Association Global Animal Welfare Award for Europe.
20 minutes | Apr 8, 2022
VN Times Podcast, Ep 28: Lacey Pitcher on mental health and well-being
Lacey Pitcher tells us all about her new role at the RCVS as part of the Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) team, how the role aligns with her core values and allows her to continue working in practice as a locum RVN. Lacey shares how she balances these two roles, her thoughts on well-being within the profession and her top tips for looking after your own mental health. _____________________ 𝗟𝗔𝗖𝗘𝗬 𝗣𝗜𝗧𝗖𝗛𝗘𝗥 𝗥𝗩𝗡 Lacey is a registered veterinary nurse originally based in South Wales, who has worked throughout the UK utilising her qualification in a variety of roles. She is passionate about public education and communication, firmly believing in building bigger tables and not bigger walls. Lacey has worked alongside rescue for a number of years and has a particular interest in brachycephalic breeds, given their increased welfare needs. Lacey still works out-of-hours in emergency care, alongside her role at the RCVS.
28 minutes | Apr 1, 2022
Vet Times Extra: management of canine OA
This thought-provoking podcast explores the owner perspective on canine osteoarthritis (OA) management, helping vets achieve greater understanding of their dog owning clients and appreciate how this can improve patient care. Hannah Capon (vet and founder/director of Canine Arthritis Management (CAM)) and Gwen Covey-Crump (lead clinical specialist of the Small Animal Rehabilitation and Pain Management Service at Langford Vets) analyse the importance of not only achieving compliance, but also adherence and concordance (plus what those terms actually mean!). They also discuss new approaches and products that can positively impact the success of a canine OA care plan, including the first and only weekly oral NSAID, Daxocox®. _________________________ 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗗 Today’s podcast is sponsored by Daxocox, the first and only weekly oral NSAID. Daxocox not only achieves significant improvement of clinical signs associated with the pain of osteoarthritis in dogs, but also helps reduce the risk of breakthrough pain. Did you know? 88% of owners of dogs with osteoarthritis said that weekly NSAID dosing would be: • Easier to remember, or • They would be less likely to miss a dose, or • Would help control their dog’s pain better For more information, visit www.daxocox.co.uk _________________________ 𝖣𝖺𝗑𝗈𝖼𝗈𝗑®𝟣𝟧𝗆𝗀, 𝟥𝟢𝗆𝗀, 𝟦𝟧𝗆𝗀, 𝟩𝟢𝗆𝗀 𝖺𝗇𝖽 𝟣𝟢𝟢𝗆𝗀 𝗐𝖾𝖾𝗄𝗅𝗒 𝗍𝖺𝖻𝗅𝖾𝗍𝗌 𝖿𝗈𝗋 𝖽𝗈𝗀𝗌. 𝖠𝖼𝗍𝗂𝗏𝖾 𝗌𝗎𝖻𝗌𝗍𝖺𝗇𝖼𝖾: 𝖤𝗇𝖿𝗅𝗂𝖼𝗈𝗑𝗂𝖻. 𝖴𝖪 𝖯𝖮𝖬-𝖵, 𝟣𝟧𝗆𝗀 𝖵𝗆𝟥𝟤𝟩𝟦𝟤/𝟧𝟢𝟢𝟣 𝖤𝖴/𝟤/𝟤𝟣/𝟤𝟩𝟢/𝟢𝟢𝟣-𝟢𝟢𝟩, 𝟥𝟢𝗆𝗀 𝖵𝗆 𝟥𝟤𝟩𝟦𝟤/𝟧𝟢𝟢𝟤 𝖤𝖴/𝟤/𝟤𝟣/𝟤𝟩𝟢/𝟢𝟢𝟪-𝟢𝟣𝟦, 𝟦𝟧𝗆𝗀 𝖵𝗆 𝟥𝟤𝟩𝟦𝟤/𝟧𝟢𝟢𝟥 𝖤𝖴/𝟤/𝟤𝟣/𝟤𝟩𝟢/𝟢𝟣𝟧-𝟢𝟤𝟣, 𝟩𝟢𝗆𝗀 𝖵𝗆 𝟥𝟤𝟩𝟦𝟤/𝟧𝟢𝟢𝟦 𝖤𝖴/𝟤/𝟤𝟣/𝟤𝟩𝟢/𝟢𝟤𝟤-𝟢𝟤𝟪, 𝟣𝟢𝟢𝗆𝗀 𝖵𝗆 𝟥𝟤𝟩𝟦𝟤/𝟧𝟢𝟢𝟧 𝖤𝖴/𝟤/𝟤𝟣/𝟤𝟩𝟢/𝟢𝟤𝟫-𝟢𝟥𝟧. 𝖨𝗇𝖽𝗂𝖼𝖺𝗍𝗂𝗈𝗇𝗌 𝖿𝗈𝗋 𝗎𝗌𝖾: 𝖥𝗈𝗋 𝗍𝗁𝖾 𝗍𝗋𝖾𝖺𝗍𝗆𝖾𝗇𝗍 𝗈𝖿 𝗉𝖺𝗂𝗇 𝖺𝗇𝖽 𝗂𝗇𝖿𝗅𝖺𝗆𝗆𝖺𝗍𝗂𝗈𝗇 𝖺𝗌𝗌𝗈𝖼𝗂𝖺𝗍𝖾𝖽 𝗐𝗂𝗍𝗁 𝗈𝗌𝗍𝖾𝗈𝖺𝗋𝗍𝗁𝗋𝗂𝗍𝗂𝗌 (𝗈𝗋 𝖽𝖾𝗀𝖾𝗇𝖾𝗋𝖺𝗍𝗂𝗏𝖾 𝗃𝗈𝗂𝗇𝗍 𝖽𝗂𝗌𝖾𝖺𝗌𝖾) 𝗂𝗇 𝖽𝗈𝗀𝗌. 𝖥𝗎𝗋𝗍𝗁𝖾𝗋𝗂𝗇𝖿𝗈𝗋𝗆𝖺𝗍𝗂𝗈𝗇 𝖼𝖺𝗇 𝖻𝖾 𝖿𝗈𝗎𝗇𝖽 𝗂𝗇 𝗍𝗁𝖾 𝖲𝖯𝖢, 𝗍𝗁𝖾 𝖽𝖺𝗍𝖺𝗌𝗁𝖾𝖾𝗍 𝗈𝗋 𝗍𝗁𝖾 𝗉𝖺𝖼𝗄 𝗅𝖾𝖺𝖿𝗅𝖾𝗍. 𝖴𝖲𝖤 𝖬𝖤𝖣𝖨𝖢𝖨𝖭𝖤𝖲 𝖱𝖤𝖲𝖯𝖮𝖭𝖲𝖨𝖡𝖫𝖸. 𝖣𝖺𝗑𝗈𝖼𝗈𝗑® 𝗂𝗌 𝖺𝗋𝖾𝗀𝗂𝗌𝗍𝖾𝗋𝖾𝖽 𝗍𝗋𝖺𝖽𝖾𝗆𝖺𝗋𝗄 𝗈𝖿 𝖠𝗇𝗂𝗆𝖺𝗅𝖼𝖺𝗋𝖾 𝖦𝗋𝗈𝗎𝗉 𝖯𝗅𝖼.
61 minutes | Mar 25, 2022
Big 6: Great expectations – client care
For the second discussion in our Big 6 podcast series, we invited veterinary business consultants Alan Robinson and Alison Lambert, innovation expert Greg Dickens, VMG president Rich Casey and practice owner Jenny Reason to discuss the wide-ranging impacts of a fast–evolving client base. While many areas and topics were debated during the course of our latest live forum, the discussion has been grouped under four main headings: • COVID client care • managing clients • client connection • client value perception
13 minutes | Mar 25, 2022
Vet Times Extra: Nicola Lakeman on canine castration and behaviour
Puppy behaviour has always been important, but with so many more dogs in ownership since the pandemic, more clients will be in need of advice. In this Vet Times Extra podcast, Nicola Lakeman discusses pet behaviour, including nursing consults, best times to discuss it and neutering and castration issues. ________________________ 𝗡𝗜𝗖𝗢𝗟𝗔 𝗟𝗔𝗞𝗘𝗠𝗔𝗡 𝗣𝗚𝗗𝗶𝗽 𝗥𝗩𝗡 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗦𝗔𝗡 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗩𝗡𝗘𝗖𝗖 𝗩𝗧𝗦(𝗡𝘂𝘁𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻) 𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗠𝗕𝗩𝗡𝗔 Nicola Lakeman has recently completed a master’s degree in advanced veterinary nursing with the University of Glasgow. She has expertise in the fields of nutrition and nursing clinics, and was the first VN in the UK to gain the veterinary technician speciality in nutrition. Nicola has written for many publications and texts, and is author of The Consulting Veterinary Nurse. ________________________ 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗗 This podcast is sponsored by Virbac Virbac is proud to bring you Suprelorin, a sustained release implant containing deslorelin (a GnRH super agonist) which is licensed for use in healthy, sexually mature dogs that have not been neutered to make them temporarily infertile. The implant is inserted subcutaneously, under the loose skin on the back between the lower neck and the lumbar area. Conveniently, implantation is a quick procedure and does not require anaesthesia or hospitalisation. Suprelorin is available in two presentations, a 4.7mg implant which lasts for at least 6 months and a 9.4mg implant which lasts for at least 12 months in dogs. You can learn more about Suprelorin by contacting your local Virbac territory manager or visit https://vet-uk.virbac.com/home/products/dogs/reproduction/suprelorin.html
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