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The Importance of Large Animal Veterinarians

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What are large animal vets?   A large animal vet is a licensed practitioner who is trained to attend to the medical needs of bigger animals such as cattle, sheep and horses. There are three specialisms within the field of large animal veterinarians: livestock, equine and zoo animals. The role of a large animal vet… Read more »

The Legalities of Animal Care

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The majority of us love our pets and want to ensure that we take the best possible care of them. However, it can sometimes be difficult to know your exact legal obligations as an animal owner. Animal welfare legislation states that you must take the appropriate steps to ensure that your pet is happy, healthy… Read more »

What is Veterinary Homeopathy?

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There has been a lot of recent news coverage of homeopathy in veterinary practice. Last year, an open letter signed by 3000 vets asked the RCVS to blacklist homeopathy from available veterinary treatments. As a result, a lot of people are expressing concerns surrounding its practice, but what exactly is veterinary homeopathy and why should… Read more »

Permanent vs Locum Vet Roles

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The key to finding your ideal job lies in ascertaining which kind of role would suit you best. In veterinary work, most positions fall into two categories: permanent and locum. Both of which have pros and cons, so before you embark on the job hunt for your next position, take a look at the two… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About the Next BSAVA Conference in Birmingham

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Following feedback from BSAVA members, volunteers, and exhibitors, the next British Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress exhibition will take place in a new four-day format, from the 5th-8th April 2018 at the Birmingham ICC Barclaycard Arena. On the first three days of the conference, delegates will be able to view the latest products and services… Read more »

Roles in Animal Care in Birmingham

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Did you know, even without studying for a degree you can still find animal care jobs. Birmingham, for instance, has a wealth of opportunities to begin a career working with animals. Whether you’re looking for your first job or to move into the industry from a previous career, here are some ideas to inspire your… Read more »

What are the salaries in the Veterinary profession?

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The veterinary industry encompasses an extensive range of roles, each with their own path of progression and salary specification. It’s fair to say that employment in the veterinary sciences is a very rewarding career, both personally and financially, but how much do vets get paid? The average starting salary for a newly qualified veterinary surgeon,… Read more »