SynergyVets Blog

10 signs you need a career in Veterinary

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If you’re thinking about a career change or are starting off on a new path fresh out of university and unsure where to turn, have a glance at these ten signs. If they apply to you, you could be destined for a career in the Veterinary industry! 1. You’ve always had pets. Perhaps you’ve always… Read more »

Could you be a Veterinary Care Assistant?

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Many people who love caring for animals choose to become a Veterinary Care Assistant. You can study for a diploma to various levels, and there is specific qualification if you wish to become a Veterinary Care Assistant. There are some basic skills that all Veterinary Care Assistants need to demonstrate. They work in Animal Hospitals,… Read more »

It’s hibernation season!

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We know that searching for Jobs can make you want to crawl into bed and hibernate for 6 months like some lucky animals. With this in mind, we thought that this week we’d talk a bit about those household pets that do hibernate, as a little distraction. Some household pets, such as turtles, tortoises, bearded… Read more »

British Veterinary Zoological Society – New guidelines for wildlife care 2016

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The BVZS has issued new guidelines for professionals working in the rescue and rehabilitation of British wildlife. These guidelines aim to refine and clarify the laws surrounding wildlife care and assist those that work in the industry to exercise the best possible practice within their rescue and rehabilitation centres. The guidelines will help all those… Read more »

Attracting readers to your practice’s blog

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If you want to let your clients know what’s happening in your practice and keep them upto- date with news in the veterinary world, there’s no better way than to keep a regularly updated blog on your website. Even one a month is enough to bring readers to your page and keep them in the loop with what’s… Read more »

What will be the effects of the EU Referendum on the Veterinary Profession?

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The president of the British Veterinary Association (BVA), Sean Wensley, stated the result of June’s EU referendum will have ‘a significant impact on the veterinary profession, particularly in relation to regulation, education and workforce planning, but also in terms of animal welfare, research, surveillance, and animal movements’. Wensley asserted that, in the imminent negotiations, the voice of the… Read more »

Travelling with your pets

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Travelling with your pets – Passports, preparation and medical documentation The Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) allows your pets to travel abroad with you, without going into quarantine. The material passport itself comes in multiple forms. Sometimes it’s a pink A4 sheet, sometimes a small blue booklet. Whatever the format, the passport will contain the microchip… Read more »

May is Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month!

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 All over the UK, veterinary practices and schools are celebrating Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM).   Past events have included sponsored skydives, pet health checks in local parks and open days in numerous practices, to promote awareness and understanding about this invaluable profession.   VNAM began as a single day of awareness in 2005, then grew to a… Read more »