1. BVA Veterinary Photographer of the year competition

    The winners of the third annual BVA Veterinary Photographer of the Year competition have been announced, with ponies and puppies pipping other competitors to the post to scoop the prestigious accolade. Now in its third year, the competition offers snap-happy entrants the chance to give a unique insight into the daily life of vets and […]


  2. Careers with Animals Day

    VetSkill will be attending the Careers with Animals Day on the 13th October. The day will be taking place in Leeds between 10am – 3pm. If you want to work with animals and want to find out how then this is an event for you. The Careers with Animals Day will have both local and […]


  3. First NSAID licensed for guinea pigs

    Metacam 0.5mg/ml oral suspension for cats, manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim, has become the first licensed NSAID for guinea pigs. The drug is licensed for the alleviation of mild to moderate postoperative pain associated with soft tissue surgery. Dosage chart An interactive online dosage chart has been designed to ensure quick and easy calculations, and higher […]


  4. Scarsdale to showcase diversity of vet nurse roles

    Scarsdale Vets is set to showcase the role of veterinary nurses at its Pride Veterinary Centre in Derby. The event aims not only to raise awareness of veterinary nursing as a career option, but also to demonstrate the roles available for qualified RVNs looking to join Scarsdale Vets. Insight Taking place at Pride Veterinary Centre […]


  5. Success for Lucy’s law campaign

    A ban on third-party puppy and kitten sales in England will be introduced to help drive up animal welfare standards, environment secretary Michael Gove announced on the 22nd of August. Confirming the Government’s support for the prominent Lucy’s Law campaign, Defra has published a consultation on an outright ban that means anyone looking to buy […]