Posted in February 2015

How to Become a Veterinary Surgeon

Posted 17 Feb 2015

These days veterinary surgery is one of the most popular career choices for young people and places to study the subject at University are oversubscribed, making competition tough. Skills required Love of animals and people A good communicator Good detective skills and an inquisitive mind Ambition and enthusiasm High intelligence and plenty of common sense University Entry Requirem... Read more

Winter Wildlife Care

Posted 10 Feb 2015

There’s a lot of animals without owners who also need our support and help this winter – mainly the wildlife in your garden. With a number of our native wildlife species in decline, it’s actually simple to give them a helping hand at surviving the upcoming winter. Hedgehogs: The mild winter has meant that, this year, many hedgehogs have had three litters of hoglets instead of two.  This thi... Read more

How to Become a Veterinary Nurse

Posted 09 Feb 2015

Who are Veterinary Nurses? Qualified Veterinary Nurses are individuals who have passed the veterinary nurse exams and are registered with the RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons). In addition to balancing the nursing and client care aspects of the role, the qualified nurses’ role often also includes running nurse clinics (weight, dental, etc.), perform routine dental treatment and as... Read more

How to become a Veterinary Receptionist

Posted 04 Feb 2015

Veterinary receptionists are often the first member of the veterinary team a new or existing client talks to on the telephone or sees when they visit their veterinary practice.  The veterinary receptionist is therefore instrumental in creating the first impression in relation to the veterinary practice. Skills required Be able to work as a team member Be able to work under pressure A g... Read more